Usher To Perform National Anthem Prior To Game 4 In Cleveland 

Posted on June 8, 2015

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 Follow me on Twitter @WilliamGMcCray and Instagram @SirWilliamGMcCratIII to keep up on the latest! The NBA announced today that country supergroup Rascal Flatts and eight-time Grammy® Award-winning recording artist Usher will perform the national anthem prior to Games 3 and 4 of The Finals, respectively. Both performances will air live on ABC from Quicken Loans Arena before the Cleveland Cavaliers host the Golden State Warriors at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 9 and Thursday, June 11.

Since its debut in 2000, Rascal Flatts has taken the music world by storm, topping the charts with 15 No. 1 singles and selling more than 22.8 million albums and 29 million digital downloads. No stranger to the big stage, the trio has embarked on its cross-country RIOT TOUR 2015 for the summer. Group members Gary LeVox and Jay DeMarcus will return to their home state of Ohio for Game 3 of The Finals and perform with third member Joe Don Rooney at center court.  

Superstar recording artist Usher is a multi-platinum music powerhouse. He has sold over 65 million albums worldwide with numerous hits like “U Got It Bad,” “Yeah!” and “OMG.” The talented singer, dancer and actor is currently recording his eighth studio album. Usher, who became a part owner of the Cavaliers in 2005, will take the stage at Essence Festival in New Orleans this summer.