The 2019 NBA All-Star Game will air live on Sunday, Feb. 17 from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina at 8 p.m. ET on TNT

By Nicole Sands
January 29, 2019 10:05 PM
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The National Basketball Association has announced a handful of special performers for the star-studded 2019 NBA All-Star Game, to be held Feb. 17 at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Charlotte native Anthony Hamilton will sing the United States’ national anthem loud and proud prior to the opening tip, before handing the mic over to Carly Rae Jepsen, who will sing the Canadian national anthem.

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Following that, Meek Mill — who recently released his fourth studio album, Championshipswill take center court to open the night and introduce the All-Star teams, before turning it over to North Carolina native J. Cole, who will perform a variety of hits during halftime.

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J. Cole — who recently released new song “Middle Child” will take to the court to perform a variety of his hits during halftime.

The 68th annual NBA All-Star game – available to fans in over 200 countries and territories in more than 40 languages – will air live at 8 p.m. ET on TNT.