Legendary soul singer Gladys Knight and Grammy-winning vocalist Alessia Cara will perform at the NBA All-Star 2021 game in Atlanta.
Knight will perform the United States National Anthem inside the Atlanta arena, while Cara will perform the Canadian National Anthem from Toronto.
The Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society Choir will also be performing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” virtually from the school’s campus to pay tribute to alum, NAACP leader, and Black national anthem songwriter James Weldon Johnson.
Grambling State University Tiger Marching Band and Florida A&M University Marching 100 will also be performing from their campuses during the NBA All-Star player introductions. Throughout the game, members of the Divine Nine fraternities and sororities will introduce Spelman College and Morehouse College step teams’ performances.
Fans can catch the 2021 NBA All-Star performances on Sunday, March 7th, on TNT at 8 p.m.