By Rory CarrollLAS VEGAS, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Las Vegas, the premier party town in the U.S., is relishing its role as a first-time Super Bowl host, welcoming fans from all over the country eager to be part of America's biggest sporting event. Rapper Lil Wayne electrified a pre-Super Bowl party hosted by Shaquille O'Neal on Friday at XS nightclub, where the NBA legend worked the turntables before celebrated American DJ Diplo took over. Post Malone is set to perform "America the Beautiful" at the Super Bowl on Sunday and warmed up by playing a show at the Uber sponsored The One party at Fontainebleau on Friday night. Las Vegas, a city that for years did not have any professional sports teams, has recently become the go-to destination for leagues. The Super Bowl will be held at Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders, Formula One held the Las Vegas Grand Prix along the Strip in November and intends to do so for the next decade.