Lady Gaga has been picked to sing the nationwide anthem at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, in accordance to a report Thursday.
The New York-born famous person — who campaigned for Biden through the election — has been confirmed to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the swearing-in ceremony subsequent Wednesday, the inaugural committee told Variety.
Fellow New Yorker Jennifer Lopez is one other star identify concerned, though particulars of her efficiency weren’t revealed.
Gaga, whose actual identify is Stefani Germanotta, has lengthy backed Biden, and even hit the marketing campaign path for him in Pittsburgh in November, saying, “Vote for Joe. He’s individual.”
After his election win was introduced, she posted a photo of them hugging, whereas gushing that he and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris “simply gave the world one of many best acts of kindness and bravado humanity has ever seen.”
“Nothing however love for our new Commander in Chief and the 1ST feminine VP elected to the White House,” she wrote.
Gaga additionally has historical past singing the nationwide anthem in entrance of thousands and thousands, having been broadly praised for her rendition at the 2016 Super Bowl.
Along with Gaga and Lopez, Variety suggests different stars might also be introduced later as Hollywood embraces the new Democratic leader.
Also at the inauguration, Andrea Hall, a profession firefighter, will lead within the Pledge of Allegiance, whereas the primary National Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, will recite a poem, the committee advised Variety.
Father Leo O’Donovan will ship an invocation, whereas by Reverend Dr. Silvester Beaman will give a benediction, the report mentioned. Both are longtime buddies of Biden.