Lopez, Gaga to perform at Biden’s Inauguration


Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez will headline President-elect Joe Biden’s and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris swearing-in ceremony the Presidential Inaugural Committee announced on Thursday.

Gaga, who has a history of activism alongside Biden and campaigned for him during the general election, will perform the national anthem.

 There will be a musical performance by Lopez.

Biden’s ceremony will begin with an invocation from Father Leo J. O’Donovan, who served as the 44th president of Georgetown University, and is a longtime friend of Biden and his family, and also feature a poetry reading by Amanda Gorman, who was named the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate in the U.S. in 2017.

Biden’s inauguration will also feature a tie to the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF), a union that has long supported Biden, and was the first to endorse him in the 2020 race