January 21, 2021, a date that will go down as one of the most important dates in US history. Today, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the President and Vice President, respectively.
Here are some of the musical performances from this star studded ceremony.
Lady Gaga performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” during the swearing-in ceremony. Gaga made a few appearances on Biden’s campaign trail ahead of the 2020 election.
Jennifer Lopez performed “This Land is Your Land,” and “America the Beautiful. Lopez, along with her partner, former baseball major leaguer Alex Rodriguez, endorsed Biden ahead of the election. Lopez and Rodriguez joined Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, for a virtual conversation about the importance of the Latino community. NPR
Garth Brooks, country music superstar and one of the best selling artists of all time, performed his rendition of “Amazing Grace.” In 2009, he sang “We Shall Be Free” at Barack Obama’s inauguration, when Biden was sworn in as vice president.
Jerrett Franklin is a singer/songwriter from Loretto, TN. After growing up in a small town, he moved to Nashville to pursue a music career. After writing for a few different artists in the area, he decided to branch out and give local music the spotlight. That is where the idea for Nashville Music Reviews originated from. Nashville Music Reviews is dedicated to shining a light on local music and giving a voice to those who aren’t being heard.