NEW YORK, Jan. 27 –
Multi-talented entertainer Beyoncé Knowles will share Center Court with NBA All-Stars and perform the halftime show at the 2004 NBA All-Star Game at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Feb. 15.
Beyoncé will sing her hit "Crazy in Love."|
The 53rd NBA All-Star Game will be televised in the U.S. by TNT beginning at 8:00 p.m. (ET) to a record 800 million households in 212 countries.
Beyoncé, who tied a record for female artists by winning five Grammy Awards this year, will perform her smash-hit single and Record of the Year nominated “Crazy in Love.”
Beyoncé’s multi-platinum debut album "Dangerously in Love," which includes "Crazy in Love," garnered Grammy Awards in the following categories: Best Female R&B performance, Best R&B performance by a duo or group with vocals (a duet with Luther Vandross performing "The Closer I Get to You"), Best R&B Song ("Crazy in Love"), Best Contemporary R&B Album and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Knowles with Jay-Z performing "Crazy in Love").
As a founding member of Destiny's Child, one of the biggest selling female acts of all time, Beyoncé is also the group's chief songwriter and producer. She has also made forays into Hollywood with lead roles in "Austin Powers Goldmember" in 2002 and 2003's “The Fighting Temptations."
The NBA All-Star Game will feature the top players from the Eastern and Western conferences going head to head. It is the culmination of a week of activities that will showcase the greatest athletes in the world playing basketball at the highest level on an international stage, and will display the league’s deep commitment to its community. The Game will also be televised on Rogers Sportsnet in Canada and broadcast on ESPN Radio and in several languages on NBA.com.