Kevin Hart, Pharrell Williams, NERD Headline 2018 NBA All-Star Game Entertainment

Angelo Anderson
January 18, 2018

Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, John Legend and Janelle Monae are just a few of the many celebrities that have performed at the NBA All Star Game.

Kevin Hart will open the night. Hart is about to embark on his worldwide IRRESPONSIBLE tour, with dates announced later this month.

At halftime, Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D will perform a medley of songs.

The Barenaked Ladies - which released its 15th album, Fake Nudes, in the fall - will follow with the Canadian national anthem. The hip-hop group comprised of Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and Shay Haley released their first album in five years in December, titled No One Ever Really Dies, and according to a release sent out by the National Basketball Association, will "perform a medley of chart-topping hits" for those in attendance at Staples Center.

Immediately following the introductions, Fergie, host of Fox's The Four: Battle for Stardom, will sing the US national anthem. Western Conference format to a draft-style format.

On Saturday, Feb. 17 fans can purchase tickets to watch the entire NBA All-Star squad train for the big game during the NBA All-Star Practice at Verizon Up Arena at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The All-Star Game will be played February 18 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, airing on TNT at 8 p.m. ET.

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