Riley to sing All-Star national anthem

Updated: July 11, 2010, 11:13 AM ET
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Amber Riley will bring her high school pep to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

The "Glee" starlet will sing a set of songs and the national anthem before Tuesday's edition of the annual midsummer classic held this year at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., baseball officials announced Sunday.

The 24-year-old Riley plays young diva Mercedes Jones on the recently Emmy-nominated "Glee," which chronicles the musical lives of a group of talented high school outcasts.

Both "Glee" and the All-Star Game air on Fox-TV.

The Canadian Tenors will perform the Canadian national anthem before Tuesday's game, and country-pop hit maker Colbie Caillat will sing God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch.


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