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Katy Perry, Usher, Alicia Keys Will Perform At Inaugural Galas

Fri, January 11, 2013 12:38pm EDT by Chloe Melas Add first Comment
President Obama Inaugural Ball

President Obama will be sworn in as the President of the United States for his second term on Jan. 21 and all of his favorite celeb supporters will come out for the big day. Read on to find out what’s going down!

President Obama is Hollywood’s favorite man! There are tons of A-listers coming to perform at his inaugural galas and you’ll never guess which of your favorite TV cast’s will be there.

Who Is Performing At Obama’s Inauguration Galas

Katy Perry, Smokey Robinson, Usher, Alicia Keys and Brad Paisley are some of the celebs who will sing at Obama’s inaugural galas on Jan. 21. On top of that, Marc Anthony, Stevie Wonder, John Legend and the cast of Glee.

Where Are The Galas Being Held & Who Will Perform At Obama’s Signing Ceremony?

The concert and two official inaugural balls will be held at the Washington Convention Center. But Obama will sign and begin his second term on the West Front of the Capitol on Jan. 21 and Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor will take to the stage.

The Low Down On The Glamourous Ball

The big event is the Inaugural Ball, and more than 35K people will be there to toast the president. It’s being held in the 700K sq ft Washington Convention Center’s five exhibit halls.

The second ball will be the Commander In Chief’s Ball, started by President George W. Bush to honor the military.

600K to 800K people are expected to attend the inauguration this year, compared to 1.8 million in 2009. That’s a lot of people at the National Mall.

More tickets for the Inaugural Ball will be on sale but not for just anyone. If you shell out $250K as an individual or $1 million from corporations to pay for it all.

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