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Jordin Sparks to sing anthem at All-Star game

American Idol champion Jordin Sparks will sing the national anthem at next week’s MLB All-Star Game in her hometown of Phoenix, according to the Associated Press. It won’t be the first major sporting event performance for Sparks, who also sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the 2008 Super Bowl.

Sparks and other celebrities, such as Nick Jonas and Chord Overstreet, will also participate in a softball game during All-Star week, leading up to the game on July 12.

Originally posted July 6 2011 — 9:07 AM EDT

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