Aguilera, Newton, Braxton to Headline NBA All-Star Show

Posted Friday February 2, 2007 6:34 PM GMT

Everyone out there knew that the NBA All-Star game and Las Vegas could make for a good time. It has been announced that there will be musical festivities of the highest order at the event.

Crooner Wayne Newton will serenade fans with Viva Las Vegas and a contemporary version of Danke Schoen as players are introduced at the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 18, the league announced.

Mr. Las Vegas will perform for roughly seven minutes before the game. And it doesn't stop there.

Mary J. Blige will perform during the NBA All-Star slam-dunk, skills and 3-point shooting competitions which take place on Saturday, February 17th. Blige will pay tribute to NBA Cares, the league's social responsibility initiative, by singing the U2 hit "One."

To cap it off, Christina Aguilera will headline the NBA All-Star Game halftime entertainment segment, along with Toni Braxton, on Sunday, February 18th. Aguilera will perform "Ain't No Other Man" and "Candyman" while Braxton will perform a two-song medley.

Both events are being televised on TNT and begin at 8pm ET on February 17th and 18th.

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