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Acoustic soul singer India.Arie, right, and country superstar Toby Keith, below, will perform with ice skating champions Scott Hamilton, Tara Lipinsky and Ekaterina Gordeeva in the E Center on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The performances, dubbed "Allstate Presents an All-Star Olympic Salute: Countdown to Salt Lake City," will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $29-$64 and are available through all Smith'sTix outlets or by calling 467-TIXX. The musicians will perform during the skaters' routines, and commentary will be provided by Bob Costas. India.Arie received seven Grammy Award nominations this year, including the top three categories — Song of the Year, Album of the Year and Record of the Year. Keith has been a staple in the country scene since 1988 and released his self-titled, big-label debut in 1993. His current album, "Pull My Chain," rests at No. 29 on Billboard's Top 200. The album, released nearly 17 weeks ago, peaked at No. 9. "Allstate Presents an All-Star Olympic Salute," produced by TWI, will be taped for television and will air Saturday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. on KSL/Ch. 5.