(Relaxnews) – The National Basketball Association has released the poster for its biggest weekend of the year.
Jennifer Hudson joins the host of stars who will perform at this February 16 event.
The multi-talented artist will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and the seven others who died in a helicopter crash in January.
GRAMMY® award-winning artist and Oscar-winning actress from Chicago, @IAMJHUD will pay special tribute to the late Kobe Bryant before the players of the 69th edition of the #NBAAllStar Game, February 16, broadcast live at 8:00 pm/et @NBAonTNT. pic.twitter.com/NR1OIwtczH
– 2020 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) February 13, 2020
While Common will welcome the fans by telling about the city's relationship with basketball, Chance the Rapper will sing a medley of his hits at halftime. The singer of "Big Day" will be joined by Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled and Quavo, with whom he previously shared the scene of the BET awards in 2017.
In addition to singing, Common and Chance the Rapper will be the team captains of the All-Star Celebrity Game this February 14. These Chicago natives will face Bad Bunny, Hannibal Buress, Jon Batiste, Jidenna, Taylor Bennett or even Alex Moffat, from the program "Saturday Night Live".
Bennett will also perform on the All-Star weekend, as will Queen Latifah, Chaka Khan and the Chicago Children's Choir.
Kanye West will also take his Sunday Service to Chicago, his hometown, for the great basketball weekend.
Sunday Service Experience
Credit Union 1 Arena, Chicago
Sunday February 16 2:00 p.m. https://t.co/yI8zxMASmh
– ye (@kanyewest) February 12, 2020
The concert will be open to the public Credit Union 1 Arena.
The full All-Star Weekend program on NBA official website.