The following was issued on WWE.com:
Kid Rock and Nicole Scherzinger to perform at WrestleMania
Written: March 23, 2009
WWE has announced that Kid Rock and lead Pussycat Doll, Nicole Scherzinger, will perform at the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania on April 5 at Reliant Stadium in Houston.
Five-time Grammy nominated artist Kid Rock is slated to play a medley of his hit records, including ?Cowboy,? ?Bawitdaba,? ?Rock & Roll Jesus? and ?So Hott.?
In WrestleMania tradition, Scherzinger will open the show with a heartwarming rendition of ?America the Beautiful.? Scherzinger joins many musical legends, including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Ashanti and John Legend, who have kicked-off the pop culture extravaganza.
Members of the WWE Universe from 24 countries, including all 50 states and seven Canadian provinces, are expected to attend the event, making the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania an occasion only two of America’s biggest recording artists could handle.
Tickets for the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania are still available at Ticketmaster outlets throughout Texas and at www.ticketmaster.com. Be sure to get yours now to be part of history at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Or watch the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania live, and only on pay-per-view, April 5 at 5:30 p.m. ET.”