There isn’t much left to say about the election of Barack Obama and his impending Inauguration on Tuesday. The same is the case for today’s pre-Inauguration ceremonies; appropriately titled We Are One, the star-studded, must-see concert/celebration officially kicks of at 2:30 p.m. EST and is essentially available to any and everyone. So rather than bore you any further, let’s just get to the details…
The Opening Celebration will be a marquis event, featuring some of the biggest acts in the world of entertainment to celebrate our common heritage and our new direction. President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Biden will both attend the event, which will be free and open to the public. The talent lineup will include…
Expected to Perform:
U2, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Jon Bon Jovi, Garth Brooks, Josh Groban, Herbie Hancock, Usher, Pete Seeger, Shakira, Will.I.Am, Sheryl Crow, James Taylor, Mary J. Blige, John Mellencamp, Jennifer Nettles, Heather Headley, Renée Fleming and John Legend.
Expected to Appear:
Tiger Woods, Jack Black, Jamie Foxx, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah, Steve Carell, Rosario Dawson, Martin Luther King III, and Laura Linney.
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