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Atlanta’s own Monica will sing the National Anthem at Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Boston Tuesday night (June 8). The singer revealed the news via her Twitter account.

The Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics are tied 1-1 in the best-of-seven series.

“I’m excited about doing the national anthem Tuesday,” Monica tweeted. “Just plan to sing my heart out &keep it simple 2 truly pay respects 2 our country.”

Monica released her fifth CD, the gold-selling “Still Standing,” in March.

“My favorite 2 national anthem renditions were Whitney Houstons and Marvin Gays,” Monica added on Twitter. “Totally different but both simply beautiful…”

Click below to watch Monica’s two favorite National Anthem renditions:

Marvin Gaye sings the National Anthem at the 1983 NBA All-Star Game

Whitney Houston sings the National Anthem at the 1991 Super Bowl