Actress Rosie Perez and Tv personality Nick Cannon are among those joining a new advisory board for the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Officials at the popular Big Apple venue have comprised a group of nearly 30 of the top sports, entertainment and media executives to front the centre's first Sports & Entertainment Advisory Board.

New York native Perez and America's Got Talent host Cannon will provide insight to the future of the venue, along with Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun, fashion designer John Varvatos, and president of leading country music record label, Big MAChine Label Group, Scott Borchetta.

As members of the Advisory Board, the stars will be involved in planning for upcoming major events and programming strategy for the venue.

Opened in 2012, the Barclays Center is home to basketball team the Brooklyn Nets and is the third highest-grossing arena in the world for concerts and events. Rapper Jay Z previously held an ownership stake in the venue, but reportedly sold his $1.5 million (£1 million) share last year (13).