Joe Biden wins the 2020 US election: celebrities react
It’s time for the White House to welcome a few new residents.
On Wednesday, January 19, all eyes were on Washington DC as the President’s inauguration in 2021 marked the start of Washington’s four-year term Joe Biden as president and Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States.
Although fewer Americans were in attendance at this year’s event due to the pandemic and coronavirus safety concerns, DC’s tradition continued as planned with a variety of speeches, special guests, and the overall theme of America United.
While former president Donald Trump previously declined to attend the ceremony, former Vice President Mike Pence was expected to be on hand, as were former presidents including Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and George W. Bush.
And in addition, Lady Gaga agreed to sing the national anthem beforehand Jennifer Lopez took the stage for a special performance.
For those who cannot see the inauguration during the day, there is another option to celebrate later in the night. Tom Hanks will host Celebrating America, a 90-minute television show that will air live on all major networks at 8:30 p.m. ET / PT. Viewers can expect highlights from the day’s events as well as musical performances from Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake and more.