Ella Henderson to Perform at NBA All-Star Event

Courtesy of Wonderland Magazine via justjaredjr.com
Courtesy of Wonderland Magazine via justjaredjr.com

Ella Henderson will perform her hit single “Ghost” at the NBA All-Star Saturday night showcase. The showcase will be hosted by Anthony Anderson (star of ABC’s Black-ish), and it will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The artist showcase will be followed by the Sprite Slam Dunk competition. All of the events taking place on Saturday night will broadcast on TNT at 7:30pm (Eastern standard time). Besides the Slam Dunk completion, the Degree Shooting Stars competition, the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, and the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, will also take place on Saturday night. 

On Friday night, the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game will be played at Madison Square Garden. Some of the celebrities playing in the game include Kevin Hart, Common, Nick Cannon, Anthony Anderson, Win Butler (Arcade Fire), Allen Houston (former NBA player), Skylar Diggins (WNBA), and more. The celebrity game will air on ESPN at 7pm (est). 

The event of the weekend, the NBA All-Star game, will air on TNT at 8:30pm (est). The game will feature some of the NBA’s biggest stars including Lebron James, Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, Carmelo Anthony, John Wall, and Kyle Lowry. Ariana Grande will perform during the All-Star game halftime show. Christina Aguilera and the Rockettes will open the game with a special performance. Their performance will lead directly into the All-Star players’ introductions. The All-Star game and the events taking place on Saturday night, will take place at the Barclays Center. 

Along with her performance during NBA All-Star weekend, Ella Henderson will also perform at the Sundown Festival 2015. The festival will take place at Norfolk, Virginia on September 4th through the 6th. Rudimental, Jess Glynne, Sub Focus, Fuse ODG, Jaguar Skills, and Sigma were also confirmed for the music festival. Henderson will travel with the band Take That on their upcoming tour. They will travel to the UK on April 27th, and the tour will conclude on October 13th in Italy. The pop singer’s “Ghost” record was co-written by Ryan Tedder. The song reached the Number 14 position on the Mainstream Top 40 charts, and it has been certified Gold in the US. In the UK, “Ghost” has sold over 750,000 copies, which is the sixth best-selling UK song of 2014.