NBA All-Star Week: Ke$ha Headlines Pregame Performers

Feb. 10, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA: Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates a score in the third quarter against the Phoenix Suns at the US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Wondering what the All-Star music selection will be this year?

It was released today that Ke$ha would headline the NBA All-Star game’s pregame performers this weekend. She will be performing along with Hip-Hop artists B.o.B and Ludacris.

Russell Westbrook thinks highly of Ke$ha, if you’re wondering who she is. Take a look at this video via Pro Basketball Talk. It proves everything.

“Global pop music sensation Ke$ha, Grammy Award-winner hip hop artist Ludacris and Grammy Award-nominated hip hop artist B.o.B will help tip off the 2013 NBA All-Star Game when they perform during the Sprint NBA All-Star Pregame Concert on Sunday, Feb. 17. The Sprint Pregame Concert, which will be held at the NBA All-Star Jam Session Sprint Arena in Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center, will lead up to TNT’s exclusive telecast of the 62nd NBA All-Star Game at 8 p.m. ET.

“Hip hop superstars, Ludacris and B.o.B will open the show with a live performance during NBA TV’s coverage of the Sprint Pregame Concert beginning at 6 p.m.ET, prior to TNT’s pregame coverage. Ke$ha will hit the stage to perform during the live telecast on TNT starting at 7 p.m. ET.”

Alicia Keys has been heralded as the highlight performance of the night. She’ll be performing at halftime of the contest. Nick Cannon will host the All-Star Saturday Night festivities and the performers for the night will be Phillip Phillips, Ellie Goulding, and the reuinited Fall Out Boy.

 

Topics: All-Star Pregame Performances, All-Star Weekend, Music

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