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American Idol winner Jordin Sparks will be opening the festivities at this years MLB All-Star Game in Arizona next week. She will sing the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ prior to the 82nd Mid-Summer Classic at Chase field in Phoenix.
This will not be the first time Sparks has sang the National Anthem at a major sporting event. The young singer also sang at the 2008 Super Bowl shortly after her American Idol victory and in 2009 sang before the NBA All-Star Game which happened to be in Phoenix as well.
Sparks will be busy during the week leading up to her prime-time performance on Tuesday night. She will be participating in the Celebrity Softball Game at Chase Field during the week of baseball festivities. She’ll be joined on the field for the celebrity game by the likes of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jason Aldean[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bernie Williams[/lastfm], Chord Overstreet, Nick Jonas of the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jonas Brothers[/lastfm]and others.
Jordin Sparks singing the National Anthem before the 2008 Super Bowl:
[Source: Yahoo Music]