Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Watch now: Lady Gaga delivers powerful anthem at inaugural
spotlight AP

Watch now: Lady Gaga delivers powerful anthem at inaugural

  • Updated
  • 0
{{featured_button_text}}

A full-throated, supremely confident Lady Gaga belted out the national anthem Wednesday in a very Gaga way — with flamboyance, fashion and passion.

The Grammy winner wore a large dove pin and an equally large red and billowing sculpted skirt as she sang into a golden microphone, delivering an emotional and powerful rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga sings the national anthem during the 59th presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol for President-elect Joe Biden in Washington on Wednesday.

She was followed by Jennifer Lopez, dressed all in white, delivering a moving medley of "This Land is Your Land" and "America the Beautiful."

Garth Brooks sang "Amazing Grace," pausing to ask the audience, both in attendance and at home, to sing along to the last verse. As he left the podium, he shook hands with Biden, former Vice President Mike Pence, donned his cowboy hat and hugged former President Barack Obama.

The stars were among a slew of glittery celebrities descending on Washington — virtually or in person — to welcome the new administration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, a duo popular in Hollywood, where former President Donald Trump was decidedly not.

Here are scenes from the performances at Wednesday's inaugural:

0
0
0
0
0

Stay up-to-date on what's happening

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

When most people hear "St. Patrick's Day" they usually associate the Irish holiday with shamrocks, drinking, and all things green. Not many know about the history behind the 5th century Christian missionary, St. Patrick and his contributions to Ireland. Test your knowledge and perhaps learn something new about this traditional Irish celebration!

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News

Breaking News (FlagLive!)