NEW YORK, Jan. 27 -- NBA All-Stars will share center court with the world's No. 1-selling female performer of all time, Mariah Carey, who will perform live during halftime at the 2003 NBA All-Star Game, which takes place at Philips Arena in Atlanta on Sunday, Feb. 9.

The 2003 NBA All-Star Game and Carey's halftime performance will be televised live on TNT in the U.S. with coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET. Viewers in 212 countries will be able to tune into the game and the halftime event.

Possessing a spectacular five-octave range, Mariah has proven that she is equally at home with sweeping ballads and pop, often incorporating elements of dance and hip-hop into the mix. Carey, has had an incredible 15 No. 1 singles, has achieved two Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, Billboard's "Artist of the Decade" Award and the World Music Award for "World's Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium."