Daniel Holloway Executive Editor, TVGladys Knight and Alessia Cara will be among the artists set to perform for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta.
The All-Star festivities will also include performances by HBCU musical groups, including marching bands, step teams, glee clubs and choirs.Knight — an Atlanta native, seven-time Grammy winner and graduate of one of the nation’s oldest HBCUs, Shaw University — will sing the U.S.
national anthem live from State Farm Arena in Atlanta. (Knight, who is 76 years old, recently received the COVID-19 vaccine.) She will be followed by Cara, who will sing the Canadian national anthem remotely from Toronto.Performances will begin airing at 8 p.m.Read more on variety.com