Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar & Janelle Monae to Perform During 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend
In addition to snagging a performance slot at the Academy Awards, Billboard reports that Williams will headline the 2014 NBA All-Star Entertainment Series presented by Diddy’s Sean John label and Macy’s. He’ll performing his newly-minted, Oscar-nominated, Billboard Top 10 hit ‘Happy’ during the player introductions on Feb. 16. Kendrick Lamar kicks off the baller festivities on Feb. 15 with a performance prior to Sprite Slam Dunk.
Taking notes from the Grammys, the NBA All-Star Game will feature a mash-up collaboration between Earth, Wind & Fire, Janelle Monae, Dr. John, Gary Clark Jr. and New Orleans native Trombone Shorty with the band Orleans Avenue for the halftime show.
Gary Clark Jr. and Serena Ryder are confirmed to perform the U.S. national anthem and Canadian national anthem.