Jennifer Lopez and Lady Gaga

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku

Popular American music stars, Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez are lined up to perform at the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Joe Biden.

Lady Gaga will sing the National Anthem while Jennifer Lopez is slated to perform, Biden’s inaugural committee announced Thursday.

Other participants at the Jan. 20 swearing-in ceremony include:

*Father Leo J. O’Donovan, a Biden family friend, who will deliver the invocation;

*Andrea Hall, president of the International Association of Firefighters Local 3920, who will lead the Pledge of Allegiance;

*Amanda Gorman, the first National Youth Poet Laureate, who will perform a poetry reading;

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*and Reverend Dr. Silvester Beaman, another longtime Biden family confidante, who will offer the benediction.

The latest inauguration lineup comes after the inaugural committee announced it is producing a 90-minute, prime-time television special to celebrate Biden’s swearing-in.

The TV special is titled “Celebrating America” that will be hosted by Tom Hanks and feature performances from Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Ant Clemons, and Jon Bon Jovi.

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Biden’s inaugural committee instructed the public last month to not attempt to view the ceremony in-person because of coronavirus-related concerns.