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Everyone is talking about Anthony Hamilton’s rendition of the National Anthem at Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina for good reason —- he did that!

The Charlene singer’s rendition was soulful and mesmerizing all at once — and many are already putting his version up there with the great performances of the song, including Marvin Gaye’s rendition of the National Anthem at the NBA All-Star game in 1983.

Hamilton’s performance was also a far cry from Fergie’s attempt at last year’s game.

It was fitting that he was chosen to perform because he is a Charlotte, North Carolina native.


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