It would not be an Obama event if the festivities did not include a number of well-known celebrities.
So it was at the 57th presidential inauguration, the second for President Barack Obama.
In the 2012 campaign, Team Obama often tapped famous Obama supporters to help get out the vote – especially women, youth and Latino vote.
Remember the ad in which Lena Dunham compared voting to virginity?
Saturday evening, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden hosted a star studded event — a concert for children and service members’ families. The concerned was emceed by Nick Cannon and featured musical talents of Usher, Katy Perry, Far East Movement and Mindless Behavior.
Actress Eva Longoria, who was a co-chair of the OFA campaign, was at the heart of number of inaugural festivities. In fact, she was a co-chair of the Latino Inaugural event at the Kennedy Center on Sunday night, which starred other Latino celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Rosario Dawson, Wilmer Valderrama, and Marc Anthony.
The first couple of America’s pop culture, Jay Z and Beyonce, also made an appearance during the actual inauguration ceremony, as Beyonce was asked to sing the national anthem. Singer Kelly Clarkson also performed “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee.”