Actor-playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda and rockers Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen are among the many stars who will spotlight a prime-time digital celebration televised Wednesday evening after Joe Biden is inaugurated because the forty sixth president.
Biden’s inaugural committee introduced the lineup Sunday for “Celebrating America,” a multinetwork broadcast that the committee payments as a mixture of stars and on a regular basis residents.
Miranda, who wrote and starred in Broadway’s “Hamilton,” will seem for a classical recitation. Musicians John Legend, Demi Lovato and Justin Timberlake, amongst others, will be a part of Springsteen and Bon Jovi. Actresses Kerry Washington and Eva Longoria will act as hostesses, with former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar additionally scheduled to seem.
The segments will embody tributes to a UPS driver, a kindergarten trainer and Sandra Lindsey, the primary American to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine exterior a scientific trial.
The broadcast is in lieu of conventional inaugural balls. Biden plans nonetheless to be sworn in on the Capitol’s West Front, however with a scaled-down ceremony due to the coronavirus and tight safety after the Jan. 6 violent revolt on the Capitol as Congress convened to certify his victory.
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