Who is Performing at Halftime of the NBA All-Star Game 2023? Date, Time, Performers and Other Info
After four months of non-stop action, the NBA season will pause this weekend for the annual All-Star Game in Salt Lake City, Utah.
While fans are already looking forward to Sunday's epic showdown between Team Giannis and Team LeBron, there will also be musical performances for viewers to enjoy. Here's a breakdown of who will be performing during halftime of the 2023 NBA All-Star Game.
NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show
Who is Performing at the NBA All-Star Game?
After DJ Khaled headlined the halftime show during last year's All-Star Game, this year's event is going in a slightly different direction.
The halftime show at the 2023 NBA All-Star Game will be headlined by an Afrobeats-themed performance by three Nigerian stars: Burna Boy, Tems and Rema. Burna Boy is a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter, Tems is a Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated singer, and Rema is a rapper and singer,
The trio will be joined by superstar rapper Post Malone, who will kick off the show by performing some of his many hit songs.
What Time is the Halftime Show 2023?
There's no concrete time scheduled for the NBA All-Star Game 2023 Halftime Show, but fans can expect the concert to start around 9:30 p.m. ET (7:30 p.m. local time) on Sunday evening. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET, so we can expect the first half to last about an hour before the halftime show begins.
Who is Singing the Halftime Show 2023?
The NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show 2023 will feature three Nigerian Afrobeats stars with Burna Boy, Tems and Rema all set to perform. They will follow Post Malone, who is slated to open the halftime show.
Who is Performing NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show 2023?
Burna Boy, Tems and Rema are all accomplished award-winning musicians. Burna Boy is the first Nigerian with back-to-back Grammy nominations, while Tems co-wrote the Oscar-nominated song "Lift Me Up" with Rihanna (who just performed the Super Bowl Halftime Show). Rema is the youngest of the trio at 22, but he's already been nominated for several awards and his career is on the rise.
How Long is NBA All-Star Game Halftime?
The NBA All-Star Game's halftime typically lasts between 20-30 minutes, most of which will be allotted to the musical act. Accordingly, fans can expect the NBA All-Star Game's halftime show to conclude around 9:30 p.m. ET (7:30 p.m. local time).