The artists performing at the 2021 NBA All-Star game have been announced. According to The Source, set to appear will be Gladys Knight, who will sing the National Anthem. Also scheduled is Alessia Cara, who will sing the Canadian National anthem.
The outlet adds that throughout the event, the NBA will pay tribute to HBCUs through music, content, and storytelling. Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society Choir will perform, and both the Grambling State University Tiger Marching Band and Florida A&M University Marching 100 will play during player introductions.
During the game, members of the nine historically Black Greek letter organizations will introduce Atlanta’s step teams from Spelman College and Morehouse College.
Because of COVID-19, most of the entertainment will perform from their home states or countries.
All-Star weekend will be March 6 and 7 in Atlanta. The NBA All-Star game will be Sunday, March 7, on TNT.