Lady Gaga will sing the nationwide anthem at Joe Biden’s inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical efficiency on the West Front of the US Capitol when Biden is sworn in because the nation’s 46th president subsequent Wednesday.
The announcement of their participation comes someday after phrase that Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute primetime TV particular celebrating Biden’s inauguration. Other performers embody Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato and Ant Clemons.
At the swearing-in ceremony, the Rev. Leo O’Donovan, a former Georgetown University president, will give the invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance will probably be led by Andrea Hall, a firefighter from Georgia.
There will probably be a poetry studying from Amanda Gorman, the primary nationwide youth poet laureate, and the benediction will probably be given by Rev. Silvester Beaman of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilmington, Delaware.