Utah’s Own Post Malone To Perform Ahead Of NBA All-Star Draft
SALT LAKE CITY – Post Malone and Jewel are among the artists and celebrities set to perform at Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game.
The NBA announced pregame and halftime performers for the 2023 NBA All-Star game in Salt Lake City. The game is scheduled for a 6:30 p.m. (MT) tip on Sunday, February 19.
Performing the pregame show at the 2023 #NBAAllStar Game… @PostMalone!
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— #NBAAllStar (@NBAAllStar) February 15, 2023
GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and record producer Burna Boy, 2023 GRAMMY Award-winning singer and Oscar-nominated singer and producer Tems and rapper and singer Rema – will headline the NBA All-Star Game 2023 halftime show with an Afrobeats-themed performance.
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Ahead of tip-off, Post Malone will perform prior to the first in-arena NBA All-Star Draft with film star Vin Diesel welcoming fans to the event.
Payson, Utah, native and GRAMMY Award-nominated artist Jewel will sing the U.S. national anthem and JUNO Award-winning and platinum-selling artist Jully Black will sing the Canadian national anthem on Sunday for the NBA All-Star Game.
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About The Performers
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, professionally known as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian born songwriter, singer, recording & performing artiste. He is the first child with two siblings Ronami and Nissi. Damini rose to stardom in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album, L.I.F.E (2013). L.I.F.E, was released on 12th August 2013 under Aristokrat records . In August 2013, L.I.F.E peaked at number seven on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart. L.I.F.E album was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In February 2015, he founded his record label Spaceship Entertainment . Burna Boy released his second studio album, “On a Spaceship”, on 25th November 2015. His seven-track debut extended play, Redemption, was released in September 2016. Its lead single, “Pree Me”, debuted on Noisey.
Jewel went from a girl who grew up with no running water on an Alaskan homestead, to a homeless teenager in San Diego, to an award winning, multi-platinum recording artist who released one of the best-selling debuts of all time. Through her career Jewel has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and has earned 26 nominations for such awards as the GRAMMYs, American Music Awards, MTV Awards, VH1 Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Country Music Awards, winning eight times. Jewel has been featured on the cover of TIME Magazine, Rolling Stone, has performed on Saturday Night Live, at the Super Bowl and the NBA Finals, for the Pope and the President of the United States. Her music has spanned a wide-range of genres with top hits in Folk, Pop, Club, Country, Standards, Children’s and Holiday music. Jewel’s new studio album Freewheelin’ Woman, via her own Words Matter Media is out now.
Jully Black is a true Canadian Icon. Named as one of ‘The 25 Greatest Canadian Singers Ever’, (CBC Music) she has been dubbed ‘Canada’s Queen of R&B Soul’ by fans and industry leaders alike. As a platinum selling recording artist, her music career has yielded multiple singles reaching the Top 10 pop, R&B and dance music charts. She has taken home Juno and Gemini Awards, earned innumerable industry accolades, was hand selected to sing for the Queen of England and inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2021 (PILLARS OF EXCELLENCE – Arts & Entertainment).
A 5x diamond-certified GRAMMY® Award-nominated phenomenon, Dallas, TX artist Post Malone regularly rewrites history, blurs boundaries, and incites internet-breaking conversation with every move. Emerging in 2015 with a genre-less brew that inspired a movement, he delivered the diamond-selling “Congratulations” [feat. Quavo], achieved back-to-back #1 debuts on the Billboard Top 200, received countless multi-Platinum certifications around the world, and smashed one record after another with his Hot 100-topping hits. In 2022, he pushed boundaries again with his fourth full-length offering, Twelve Carat Toothache, which marked his fourth consecutive Top 5 bow on the Top 200.
Afrorave prodigy, Rema was introduced to the world in March 2019, with the release of his self-titled debut EP, and the global hits “Corny”, “Dumebi” and “Iron Man” which was featured on Barack Obama’s Summer Playlist. Rema has fast become one of the most exciting stars in global music for his unique genre-bending and avant-garde style. His debut EP will be remembered for defining a new era for African pop.
Tems (born Temilade Openiyi) is a Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum selling, Academy Award nominated Nigerian singer, songwriter, and self-taught producer. One of music’s fastest rising stars, her recent collaborations include Beyoncé, Drake, Future, Wizkid, Justin Bieber, Khalid and Rihanna. Tems writes, arranges, and produces music with a genre-blending sound that fuses R&B with soul, pop, jazz and more in her own unique way. Her accolades are extensive; Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations, the recipient of a Grammy Award, a BET Award, two NAACP Image Awards, two BET Awards and two Soul Train Music Awards
Vin Diesel is a prominent actor, producer and filmmaker who has been honored with both a Hands and Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre, and a Star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood. He is most widely known as Dominic Toretto in the Fast and Furious film series, Richard B. Riddick in the Chronicles of Riddick series, and Xander Cage in the xXx series as well as the voice of Groot in the Guardians of the Galaxy films and Avengers: Infinity Wars. Most recently, Diesel, a native New Yorker, reprised his role as Dominic Toretto in the ninth installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise, which he starred in and produced.
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