Get ready for three surprise performances at the 2021 presidential inauguration ceremony of president-elect Joe Biden!
In the wake of violent insurrection at U.S Capitol that led to the second historical impeachment of President Trump, the United States of America is about to welcome their 46th President, Joe Biden on Wednesday, 20th January.
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This year’s swear-in ceremony will be based on the theme of “America United,” according to the Presidential Inaugural Committee.
“We have witnessed countless heroes this past year heroes this past year step up to the front lines and serve their fellow American, so we are telling their stories, spreading their collective light and celebrating the best of our country and its people with this prime-time program,” said Tony Allen, CEO committee of the panned inaugural events.
The event will be heavily reliant on virtual streaming due to restrictions of Covid-19 pandemic, with health professionals asking participants to undergo temperature checks, maintain social distancing, and wear masks.
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According to Presidential Inauguration Committee, a COVID memorial day will be observed nationwide a day before inauguration, with committee members asking people to observe “national moment of unity and remembrance” by lighting up their buildings and ringing church bells on 19th January in respect for over 385,000 Americans who died of the virus.
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We don’t know what’s more entertaining, to see Donald Trump chickening out from the ceremony or seeing these great music legends performing at the night when America’s first woman Vice President, Kamala Harris and President-elect, Joe Biden take over the Oval office.
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Here’s what to expect from Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony 2021:
Who’s performing at the Inauguration celebrations?
Many A-list musicians and celebrities are assembling on 20th January to celebrate the historic inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
For the record, when Kamala Harris stands and raises her hand to take the oath, this moment will mark multiple historic firsts: she will become America’s first Female, Black and
Asian-American Vice President.
American’s most celebrated pop star, Lady Gaga is set to perform the national anthem after Joe Biden’s swearing in.
There will be a poetry reading session, followed by musical performance by Jennifer Lopez. The time of her performance hasn’t been announced yet.
Later that night, Oscar-winner actor Tom Hanks will take over the party with musicians Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato, and Justin Timberlake to usher Joe Biden’s Presidency in during a “virtual ball” set to stream online on Wednesday. This 90-minute special will be live streamed at 8:30pm ET on US media network.
Here’s the complete list of musicians and celebrities who will perform at Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony:
Inauguration Performers Lady Gaga
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One of America’s most iconic pop stars, Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol where Joe Biden is set to swear in as America’s 46th President.
Grammy-nominee Jennifer Lopez will be ‘hitting the floor’ with her exciting performance at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol during Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Hanks will be hosting a 90-minute primetime TV special to celebrate the inauguration of Joe Biden as 46th President of the United States.
Jon Bon Jovi
Musician John legend is also among the stars who will be featuring at the primetime special, set to air on Wednesday night followed by Joe Biden’s inauguration.
He will also be joining Tom Hanks at the primetime special on Wednesday night.
Continuing the tradition, poet Amanda Gorman has been chosen to read poems at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
Kerry Washington will feature on a special segment called “Celebrating America” at the Wednesday night virtual show.
She will join Kerry Washington at the “Celebrating America” segment on Wednesday’s night show.
Source: Entertainment Weekly
Singer and song writer, Garth Brooks is the latest addition in the lineup of entertainers performing at Joe Biden’s inauguration. He plans to perform on his song “We Shall Be Free,” which he previously performed at Barack Obama’s inauguration event.
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The party will be continued till the weekend, where the inauguration performances is expected to kick off with “America United: An Inauguration Welcome Event Celebrating America’s Changemakers,” including performances by Grammy-nominees Black Pumas. Keegan-Michael Key and Debra Messing are set to host a virtual show “We the People” on Sunday night, featuring James Taylor, Carole King and Ben Harper.
The Inauguration Committee will be live streaming the event online on their social media accounts, with streaming platforms such as Amazon Prime Video, NewsNow from Fox, Microsoft Bing, and AT&T’s DirecTV and U-verse.
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