WASHINGTON – The stars will be out in full force for President Barack Obama‘s second inauguration on Monday, Jan. 21.
The all-star musical lineup was announced by the White House on Wednesday.
Musical guests Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor will all perform on the front steps of the U.S. Capitol building.
Beyonce will sing the National Anthem, Clarkson will perform “My Country Tis of Thee,” and Taylor will sing “America the Beautiful.”
According to the White House, President Obama was involved in selecting the singers for the ceremony.
Other participants include Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of slain civil-rights activist Medgar Evers, who will give the invocation.
Richard Blanco will serve as the Inaugural poet and Atlanta Reverend Louie Giglio will deliver the Benediction.