BIDEN INAUGURATION WILL FEATURE DIVERSE PERFORMANCES INCLUDING LADY GAGA, JENNIFER LOPEZ
As US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony will took place in Washington next week, Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez will take the stage to perform.
Gaga and Lopez will perform at the January 20 event for the incoming 46th US president, which will also feature remarks from a black firefighter from Georgia, a former Youth Poet Laureate, a Catholic priest, and a pastor from Biden’s hometown of Wilmington, Delaware.
From a powerful and wildest performances Lady Gaga was known for, we will now be seeing her singing the national anthem while J. Lo, will give a musical performance.
Biden’s team said in a statement on Thursday, “They represent one clear picture of the grand diversity of our great nation.”
It added, the presenters reflect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ “steadfast vision of a new chapter in our American story in which we are an America united in overcoming the deep divisions and challenges facing our people, unifying the country, and restoring the soul of our nation.”
The two Democrat leaders takes over the White House from Republican Donald Trump in a scaled-down event amid the COVID-19 pandemic and growing security concerns after a mob of Trump supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol seeking to thwart lawmakers’ certification of Biden’s victory.
Meanwhile, the public will not be on hand to watch the swearing-in at the West Front of the Capitol building, now fortified by fencing, barriers, and thousands of National Guard Troops.
Biden’s transition team cited Lady Gaga’s advocacy of LGBTQ rights and health issues, while Lopez’s work raising awareness about the disproportionate impact of the novel coronavirus on Latinos.
Other speakers will include career firefighter Andrea Hall of Fulton County, Georgia, and Los Angeles native 2017 National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. Former Georgetown University President Father Leo O’Donovan and Reverend Dr. Silvester Beaman of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church – both close to the Biden family – will also speak.