Christina Aguilera to perform ahead of NBA All-Star Game

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In this Nov. 24, 2013, file photo, Christina Aguilera arrives at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, in Los Angeles. The NBA announced Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, that Aguilera will perform ahead of the 64th annual NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 15 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. She will sing a "New York-themed medley" during player introductions and be joined by The Rockettes dance troupe. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) In this Nov. 24, 2013, file photo, Christina Aguilera arrives at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande isn’t the only big-voiced singer performing at the NBA All-Star Game: Christina Aguilera has been added to the lineup.

NBA announced Tuesday that Aguilera will perform ahead of the 64th annual game on Feb. 15 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. She will sing a “New York-themed medley” during player introductions and be joined by dance troupe The Rockettes.

Grammy-winning Aguilera’s hits include “Genie in a Bottle,” ”Beautiful,” ”Ain’t No Other Man” and “Say Something” with A Great Big World. Next month she will return as a mentor on NBC’s “The Voice” after a two-season break.

The All-Star game will air live on TNT. Grande will perform during the halftime show.

In this May 1, 2014 file photo, Ariana Grande performs at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Grande is having a breakthrough in music with the multiplatinum hit “Problem,” which is spending its 13th week in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song features rapper Iggy Azalea and is from Grande’s sophomore album, “My Everything,” to be released Aug. 25, 2014. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, file)In this…

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