*R&B singer John Legend has been tapped to belt “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Game 2 of the 2010 World Series, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday.

Country trio Lady Antebellum will handle the duty for Game 1 of the series between the San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers.

Both games will take place in San Francisco before the series moves to Arlington, Texas, where “American Idol” champ Kelly Clarkson will work Game 3 on Saturday. Texas is her home state.

Game 3 is scheduled to begin a few minutes before 7 p.m. EST, the earliest start for a World Series game in more than 20 years, AP reports.