NBA picks John Legend to headline NBA All-Star halftime show

In this March 17, 2016, file photo, John Legend performs during the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)

(WDTN) — Springfield native John Legend will be heading to New Orleans in February.

Legend will headline the 2017 NBA All-Star Game halftime show.

The 10-time Grammy winner will perform on Sunday, February 19th at Smoothie King Center.

Legend has also won an Academy Awards and a Golden Globe.

The 66th NBA All-Star Game is being carried on TNT.

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