Who is Performing at Obama’s Inauguration and Inaugural Ball?

By on January 19, 2013

Some of the biggest names in the music industry are turning out to perform at one or more of President Obama’s inaugural events this weekend. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will officially be sworn-in on Sunday, during a private ceremony.

On Monday, during the ceremonial swearing-in Beyonce will sing the national anthem, with Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor expected to perform “My Country Tis of Thee” and “America the Beautiful.”

Lady Gaga is set to perform at the private Inaugural Ball for White House staffers.

Meanwhile, artists including Alicia Keys, Brad Paisley, Usher and Katy Perry have been invited to perform at official events that begin with Saturday’s National Day of Service Summit and Kids’ Inaugural Concert and conclude with the two official balls on Inauguration Day on Monday.

*Jennifer Hudson Sings For the Obamas First Dance at Commander-in-Chief’s Ball – Video*

Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Marc Anthony, and “Glee” cast members will also be featured at various events.

What an amazing weekend, I wish my invite didn’t get lost in the mail!!

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