The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that 2019 Grammy Award-nominated artist and North Carolina native J. Cole will take the court in his home state to headline the 2019 NBA All-Star Game halftime show on Sunday, Feb. 17 at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C.
Before the game, Meek Mill will take the stage for an exciting opening and entertaining introduction of the All-Star teams, followed by Grammy Award winner and Charlotte-born Anthony Hamilton performing the U.S. national anthem.
Multi-platinum Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen will perform the Canadian national anthem.
The 68th NBA All-Star Game begins at 8 p.m. ET on TNT and will be seen by fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 40 Languages.
Hamilton will release his ninth full-length studio album this year.