Inauguration Day Performance Lineup 2013

One of the public's favorite part of all the inaugural hoopla is the fanfare and celebrity glitz it  receives. The inaugural balls feature A-list performers and this year's list does not disappoint. 

At the Commander-in-Chief's Ball, where President Obama and Vice President Biden will honor the men and women who have served our country, Alicia Keys, Brad Paisley, Chris Cornelll, Jamie Foxx, Marc Anthony, and Jennifer Hudson are all slated to perform. 

At The Inaugural Ball, Keys and Paisley will be joined by Black Violin, Far East Movement, fun., John Legend, Katy Perry, Mana, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Soundgarden and Usher. 

Earlier in the day at the public swearing in ceremony Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson, and James Taylor will perform. Beyonce will sing the national anthem, Taylor will perform "America the Beautiful," and Clarkson will sing "My Country 'Tis Of Thee."

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Elena Sheppard

Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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