London, Jan 18 (ANI): President Obama has released the official playlist for his inauguration in an effort to hype up expectations for the star performers.
The list, released via his Inauguration-focused Twitter account, include well-known group of Obama favorites like Beyonce, Stevie Wonder and Katy Perry, all of whom have attended multiple fundraisers for the President in the past, the Daily Mail reported.
Newer acts like the band fun. and Far East Movement were also included, with their songs 'Carry On' and 'Turn Up The Love' singled out respectively.
The list of Grammy Award-winning acts has already been publicized, Thursday was the first day that the President's tech-friendly staff have released a playlist using Spotify.
All of the singers featured on the playlist- from James Taylor and Brad Paisley to Smokey Robinson and Nick Cannon- will perform in one of the two parties being held for 35,000 revelers.
The inauguration playlist in full:
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)- Stevie Wonder
I Was Here- Beyonce
Mi Gente- Marc Anthony
Carry On- Fun.
New Day- Alicia Keys
Mud On The Tires- Brad Paisley
Turn Up The Love- Far East Movement
Edge of Glory- Glee Cast Version
Your Smiling Face- James Taylor
Ordinary People- John Legend
Firework- Katy Perry
Breakaway- Kelly Clarkson
My Mic featuring Biz Markie- Nick Cannon
Something Special- Usher
Higher And Higher- Walt Whitman
Get Ready- Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
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