The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) introduced Thursday that Girl Gaga will sing the nationwide anthem at President-elect Joe Biden’s and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ inauguration on Wednesday, January 20. Jennifer Lopez may also carry out all over the 59th inaugural swearing-in rite.
Father Leo J. O’Donovan, former president of Georgetown College and a pal of the Biden circle of relatives, will lead the invocation. Andrea Corridor, who’s president of the Global Affiliation of Firefighters Native 3920 in Georgia and the primary African American girl in her hearth division’s historical past to be promoted to Fireplace Captain, will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.
Amanda Gorman will do a poetry studying and Reverend Dr. Silvester Beaman will give the benediction.
Along with the sunlight hours inauguration match, there can also be a primetime particular known as “Celebrating The usa,” PIC introduced. It’ll be hosted via Tom Hanks.
Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Ant Clemons, Jon Bon Jovi and others will carry out. The particular will highlight American heroes and air survive primary networks at eight:30 p.m. ET on January 20.
In most cases, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC) would distribute 200,000 tickets for the reliable inaugural ceremonies on the U.S. Capitol. Participants of Congress would additionally distribute tickets to constituents.
Alternatively, because of well being dangers all over the coronavirus pandemic, invites will likely be restricted to individuals of Congress and one visitor.
“The JCCIC, in session with different public well being and clinical professionals and the Presidential Inaugural Committee, has decided that this world pandemic and the upward thrust in COVID-19 instances warranted a hard resolution to restrict attendance on the 59th Inaugural Ceremonies to a reside target audience that resembles a State of the Union,” Rep. Roy Blunt (R-MO), a md of the committee, mentioned in a press unlock.