Presidential Inauguration 2013 Performers Added: Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Brad Paisley,
President Barack Obama's second term Inauguration celebration adds many performers for the 2013 January 19 to 21 event. Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Usher,Beyoncé , Brad Paisley and cast of Glee with Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marc Anthony and John Legend, according to E!
President Obama made a statement to the press saying "Vice President Biden and I are honored to have these wonderfully talented musical artist perform at the Inaugural ceremony. Their music is often at the heart of the American story and speaks to folks across the country."
According to the Presidential Inaugural Committee , Beyoncé will sing the National Anthem, James Taylor singing "America the Beautiful," and Kelly Clarkson will sing "My Country 'Tis of Thee'." during the ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Monday January 21st.
Celebration will kick off January 19 with Kids' Inaugural Concert, Inaugural parades, Commander-In-Chief's Ball and Inaugural Balls. The Inaugural Ball is expected to include more than 35,000 participants.
Richardo Blanco first latino and first gay person, will be the 2013 inaugural poet for Barack Obama's second inauguration, joining Maya Angelou and Robert Frost in history for his service as the inaugural poet.