Obama Presidential Inauguration 2013 Features Full Slate Of Performers
Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Katy Perry and over a dozen other artists will perform in Washington D.C. as part of the entertainment for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, which will feature a Kids’ Inaugural Concert on Saturday, Jan. 19 in addition to the inauguration ceremony on Monday, Jan. 21. The inauguration will be working under the theme “Faith in America’s Future” and coincides with the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, About reports. Nearly 2 million people attended Obama’s last inauguration.
At Monday’s inauguration Beyonce will sing the national anthem, while Kelly Clarkson will belt out "My Country ‘Tis of Thee" and James Taylor will perform "America the Beautiful," E! reports. The long weekend also features two other major events in the Inaugural Ball and the Commander in Chief’s Ball.
The inauguration's full playlist is currently available on Spotify and is also posted below.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)- Stevie Wonder
"I Was Here"- Beyonce
"Mi Gente"- Marc Anthony
"Carry On"- fun.
"New Day"- Alicia Keys
"Mud On The Tires"- Brad Paisley
"Turn Up The Love"- Far East Movement, Cover Drive
"Edge Of Glory"- Glee Cast
"Your Smiling Face"- James Taylor
"Ordinary People"- John Legend
"Firework"- Katy Perry
"Breakaway"- Kelly Clarkson
"My Mic featuring Biz Markie"- Nick Cannon
"Something Special"- Usher
"Higher and Higher"- Walt Whitman, The Soul Children of Chicago
"Get Ready"- Smokey Robinson
"Future"- Mindless Behavior