Obama’s Star-Studded Inauguration

Catherine Strawn | January 14, 2009 - 6:15 pm

The list of celebrities scheduled to perform at Barack Obama’s inauguration was just released, and it’s a far cry from who was onstage in 2005 (i.e., Kelsey Grammar, Hillary Duff, Gloria Estefan, and “American Idol” winner Ruben Studdard). After the jump, the list of celebs singing or reading at “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial,” which will air on HBO at 7pm on Jan. 20 in case fighting crowds isn’t your thing.Performing:
Mary J. Blige
Garth Brooks
Sheryl Crow
Opera singer Renee Fleming
Josh Groban
Herbie Hancock
Heather Headley
John Legend
Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland
John Mellencamp
Bruce Springsteen
James Taylor
Stevie Wonder

Jamie Foxx
Martin Luther King III
Denzel Washington
Queen Latifah