Gladys Knight To Sing The National Anthem At The 2021 NBA All-Star Game

Singer-songwriter and overall legend Gladys Knight has been confirmed to perform the U.S. National Anthem at the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, which will take place in Atlanta on Sunday, March 7th, according to NBA’s official website. The seven-time Grammy winner’s performance is reportedly part of a night-long tribute to HBCUs, of which Knight is a graduate (Shaw University is her alma-mater.)
Knight took to Twitter to confirm her growing excitement over the announcement:
Beyond excited to sing the National Anthem at this years NBA ALLSTAR GAME… #NBAAllStar2021 @nbaallstar pic.twitter.com/yf6KQSocCg
— Gladys Knight (@MsGladysKnight) February 23, 2021
Knight is a welcomed addition to the growing list of superstars to belt out the National Anthem at sporting events such as all-star games and the Super Bowl.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – OCTOBER 06: Singer/songwriter Gladys Knight attends the 2018 Carousel of Hope Ball at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 6, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

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