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Brantley Gilbert "Honored and Humbled" to Perform for the Troops on First USO Tour

Image courtesy of Beth Caporaletti (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Beth Caporaletti (via ABC News Radio)

Brantley Gilbert 's first-ever USO tour put him in front of thousands of U.S. troops in Italy and Kuwait over eight days. Brantley is a big supporter of the military, and he was "honored and humbled" to get the opportunity to entertain those serving in the armed forces.

"It means so much to me knowing that I was able to bring them a distraction and to take their minds off all the things they are missing back home, even if just for a few hours.”

Brantley is now back home in the United States gearing up for the ACM Awards, Sunday, April 7 in Las Vegas.  He's up for New Artist of the Year, and fan voting in that category is now going on at VoteACM.com through the day of the show.  The 48th Annual ACM Awards broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. Eastern.

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