Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor Sign On for Big Event Later This Month People
Three of popular music’s top stars -- Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor -- will be part of a big event coming up later this month, People magazine reports. The event is the presidential inauguration.
All three artists will perform iconic American songs. Beyonce will sing the National Anthem, Clarkson will perform “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” and Taylor will deliver “America the Beautiful,” the story reports. The event will take place Jan. 21 at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.
“In 2009, Beyonce performed Etta James' classic, ‘At Last,’ while the President and Michelle Obama took their first dance during the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball,” the report notes.
Others who will be involved in the ceremony include journalist and civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams, who will deliver the invocation, and the Rev. Louie Giglio, who will give the benediction.