R& B stars Usher and Alicia Keys will join the president and the first lady at this year’s Inaugural Ball and Kids Inaugural. They are set to perform at the grand celebration, which also includes Katy Perry, Smokey Robinson and Brad Paisley.
The ball is set for the night of President Obama’s inauguration on January 21 at the Washington Convention Center. Beyoncé, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor will perform on the steps of the Capitol to commemorate the signing in of Obama into office for a second time.
Other stars to perform include John Legend, Stevie Wonder, Mindless Behavior, Nick Cannon, Marc Anthony, the Far East Movement and also the cast of Glee.
Tickets for the Ball sold out quickly with just a few remaining for campaign volunteers and government staff.