Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-01-14 08:00:24 –
Lady Gaga will perform the national anthem at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, and Jennifer Lopez will perform her own music at the US Capitol on January 20th.
The announcement was confirmed Thursday morning in a statement by the Biden Inaugural Commission.
At the inauguration, in addition to playing music, there will be a poetry reading by Amanda Gorman, the 2017 National Youth Poet Winner, and a pledge of allegiance by Andrea Hall, the chairman and first woman of the International Firefighters Association Local 3920. It is done. Promoted to fire brigade commander in Fulton, Georgia.
The ceremony also includes a call from Father Leo J. Odnovan, a Catholic priest, and a benediction by Rev. Sylvester Bima, a pastor of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilmington, Delaware. Both are longtime friends of Bidens.
Lady Gaga played the national anthem before the Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, California, and the following year in Houston at the Super Bowl Halftime Show. Lopez held a Super Bowl halftime show in Miami last year.
Biden’s inauguration is expected to feature limited attendance amid COVID-19 pandemics and security concerns following the riots at the US Capitol last week. The Biden Inaugural Commission has already announced that a typical parade following the oath ceremony will take place, with supporters from all over the country participating.
The Inaugural Committee is also planning a 90-minute television special that will air on all major networks on the night of January 20th.
“Celebrating America” is sponsored by actor Tom Hanks and includes performances by singers Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Ant Clemons and Jon Bon Jovi.