The Water Cooler: Feb. 8

Alicia Keys to sing at NBA All-Star halftime

Singer Alicia Keys is scheduled to be the halftime performer at the NBA All-Star Game.

LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, among others, will be playing.

The game is Feb. 17 in Houston, Texas, and will be broadcast live on TNT.

Gloria Estefan, Husband plan broadway

Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, are developing a Broadway show based on their lives, the show’s producer said on Tuesday.

Emilio is a music, television and film director.

Bieber is youngest artist with five No. 1 albums

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber became the youngest artist to have five chart-topping albums in the U.S. on Wednesday.

His most recent record, “Believe Acoustic,” debuted on the top of the Billboard Top 200 album chart.

The singer was previously tied with Miley Cyrus with four chart-topping albums, all before turning 19.

Bieber will celebrate his 19th birthday on March 1.

Beyonce’s outfit leaves PETA in Frenzy

Animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is accusing pop-singer Beyonce of being out of touch with shifting fashion trends.

Her halftime performance outfit was designed by Rubin Singer and was made with strips of python and iguana.

“Today’s fashions are trending toward humane vegan options, and Beyonce’s outfit missed the mark on that score,” a PETA spokesperson said.

Information and photos from The Associated Press.

Compiled by Anna Taylor, Features Editor.