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Alessia Cara & Gladys Knight to Perform at NBA All-Star Game 2021

Alessia Cara and Gladys Knight are heading to the 2021 NBA All-Star Game!

The NBA announced on Tuesday (February 23) that the 24-year-old “Scars to Your Beautiful” singer and the 76-year-old Empress of Soul will both be performing at the basketball event next month.

Gladys, who graduated from Shaw University, which is one of the oldest HBCUs (historically black colleges and universities) in the nation, will sing the U.S. national anthem ahead of the All-Star Game live from State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.

Canadian-born Alessia will be singing the Canadian national anthem remotely from her home in Toronto, Canada.

A few years ago, Gladys performed the U.S. national anthem at another major sporting event.

The 2021 NBA All-Star Game will air live on Sunday, March 7 with coverage starting at 5:30pm ET on TNT.

Gladys Knight & Patti LaBelle Will Battle It Out on 'Verzuz'

Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight are getting ready to battle it out in the next round on Verzuz.

The two legendary singers will go hit-for-hit on the next episode during the Instagram live series, debuting on Sunday, September 13 at 8/7c.

“The Master Class we’ve ALL been waiting for! @MsGladysKnight vs. @MsPattiPatti 🔥 This Sunday at 5PM PT/8PM ET,” the official announcement reads. “Y’all gotta get dressed up in ya Sunday’s best for this classic affair.”

Since launching, Verzuz has welcomed Brandy and Monica, Jill Scott and Erykah Badu, 2 Chainz and Rick Ross, DMX and Snoop Dogg, and RZA and DJ Premier in their battles.

The live show consiss of two industry titans who compete by playing their best hits, while also celebrating each other’s achievements. The winner is subjective – usually decided by a general consensus on social media – but not announced in an official way

If you missed it, check out what happened during the Brandy vs Monica battle now!

Rebel Wilson Helps Kick Off AO Inspirational Series Lunch with Keynote Speech!

Rebel Wilson keeps it bright in a green dress while striking a pose at the AO Inspirational Series Lunch held during the Australian Open 2020 at The Glasshouse at Melbourne Park on Wednesday (January 30) in Melbourne, Australia.

The 39-year-old actress was joined at the event by tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, actress Magda Szubanski, Tennis Australia chair Jayne Hrdlicka and singer Gladys Knight.

Rebel delivered the keynote address at this year’s luncheon, following in the footsteps of US Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, 70, who held the honour last year.

“Was such an honor to be the keynote speaker @australianopen Inspirational Series today in Melbourne 🎾,” Rebel captioned with her Instagram post. “Women’s semi finals is such a good day to go! @ashbarty is a legend.”

FYI: Rebel is wearing a Con Ilio dress, Nicholas Haywood Jewellery, Stuart Weitzman shoes and Kate Spade clutch.


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Katharine McPhee & David Foster Couple Up at Gladys Knight's 75th Birthday Party!

Katharine McPhee happily poses alongside her hubby David Foster while attending Gladys Knight’s 75th Birthday Party on Sunday evening (October 20) in Hollywood.

The 35-year-old singer and the 69-year-old music producer were joined at the event by Diane Warren, La Toya Jackson, Terry Crews and his wife Rebecca Crews, Billy Dee Williams, Loni Love, Keesha Sharp and her husband Bradford Sharp, Rafi Anteby, and The Real Housewives of Beverly HillsDorit Kemsley.

Also in attendance was the lady of the night herself Gladys Knight who was accompanied by her husband William McDowell. The event was sponsored by Privé Revaux.

Earlier in the week, Katharine McPhee and David Foster were spotted keeping it cool and casual as they stepped out for lunch together at Il Pastaio.

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Halle Berry & Oprah Winfrey Support Tyler Perry at Studios Grand Opening!

Halle Berry flashes a smile as she stepped out to support Tyler Perry at the grand opening of his the Tyler Perry Studios on Saturday (October 5) in Atlanta, Georgia.

The 53-year-old Oscar winner looked cool in a black, silk suit and hat as she walked the carpet alongside Oprah Winfrey and longtime love Stedman Graham.

Fellow Oscar winners at the event included Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon, Whoopi Goldberg, Spike Lee, and Cicely Tyson.

The Real hosts Loni Love, Tamera Mowry and husband Adam Housley, along with Jeannie Mai and boyfriend Jeezy also attended the event alongside fellow TV personalities including The Bachelorette‘s Rachel Lindsay, Tamron Hall, and Gayle King.

Samuel L. Jackson, 2 Chainz and wife Kesha Ward, Ludacris and wife Eudoxie Mbouguiengue, Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, and Colin Kaepernick were also in attendance.

FYI: Halle is wearing a full House of Holland suit. Viola is wearing a Jay Godfrey dress while carrying a Tyler Ellis clutch. Tamera is wearing Swarovski jewels.

30+ pictures inside of the stars at the grand opening…More Here! »

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Gladys Knight's National Anthem at Super Bowl 2019 - WATCH NOW!

Gladys Knight, who was billed as the “Empress of Soul” during her introduction, gave an amazing performance of the National Anthem at the 2019 Super Bowl!

The legendary singer performed during the pre-show on Sunday (February 3) at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.

Gladys totally blew us away with her moving rendition of the Star Spangled Banner.

The soul singer is one of the celebrities who is rumored to be on The Masked Singer, the new phenomenon currently airing on Fox. Fans believe that she is the Bee, though she is still competing so the celeb hasn’t been unmasked yet.

FYI: Gladys is wearing a Michael Kors Collection dress.

20+ pictures inside of Gladys Knight performing at the Super Bowl… More Here! »

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Super Bowl 2019 - Full Performers Lineup for Halftime & More!

There will be several musical moments during the 2019 Super Bowl and we have the full list of performers set to appear during the big game.

The kick off is at 6:30pm ET tonight (February 3), but make sure to tune in before the game for some great performances.

Chloe x Halle, the sister duo who star on Freeform’s grown-ish and are mentored by Beyonce, will be singing “America the Beautiful.”

Grammy-winning artist Gladys Knight is set to sing the National Anthem. She previously spoke out about why she decided to take the gig despite all of the stars protesting the game.

Make sure to tune in for the Halftime Show, which will be headlined by Maroon 5 with special guest Travis Scott. There are some rumors about other guests possibly appearing too.

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