The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) introduced final week that the 51-year-old was included on the roster of musical artists for Wednesday’s inauguration ceremony of Biden and Kamala Harris on the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C.
Following Lady Gaga’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Wednesday, the entertainer carried out a rendition of the beloved Woody Guthrie folks track “This Land Is Your Land.” She additionally delivered the patriotic anthem “America the Lovely.” For the televised history-making efficiency, Lopez wore a white Chanel pantsuit.
Midway via her efficiency, Lopez declared “justicia para todos!” or “justice for all!” adopted by “let’s get loud!” a nod to her 1999 track. Moreover, she recited two traces of the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish.
Lopez’s efficiency acquired excessive reward on Twitter.
“And the subsequent President of the US is, Jennifer Lopez,” one person tweeted.
“Jennifer Lopez was superb,” one other chimed. “I liked her efficiency of ‘This Land Is Your Land’ and ‘America the Lovely’ at #Inauguration Day.”
“Rattling, @JLO was superb!!!” one agreed “I’d by no means thought I’d see the day she’s hit these excessive notes!!!!”
“Latinas for the win,” wrote one person. “#JenniferLopez brings it residence.”
“Jennifer Lopez actually got here via immediately!” agreed one other.
Regardless of her mega efficiency eventually yr’s Tremendous Bowl LIV as a halftime performer, Lopez’s fiance, Alex Rodriguez, instructed she is aware of the inauguration presents a giant duty.
“To assume within the span of 12 months she’s finished the Tremendous Bowl, New Yr’s, and now the inaugural. It is unbelievable!” Rodriguez stated throughout his Monday look on “The Tonight Present with Jimmy Fallon” by way of Yahoo.
“And what’s fascinating is she’s most nervous about Washington, D.C., due to the duty, and she or he desires greater than something, like all of us, to convey folks collectively, to encourage. And , music and sports activities does that higher than something,” the previous MLB participant added.
Whereas Lopez’s efficiency is confirmed, little is thought about what track(s) she is going to sing. Rodriguez hinted to Fallon that she’s bought “one thing actually cool” deliberate.
“So you are going to be stunned. You are going to like it,” he stated.
PIC CEO Tony Allen stated in a press release final week that this yr’s performers for the 59th Inaugural Ceremony “characterize one clear image of the grand range of our nice nation and can assist honor and rejoice the time-honored traditions of the presidential inauguration as President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris take the oath of workplace on the West Entrance of the U.S. Capitol.”
“They’re additionally dedicated to the President-elect and the Vice-President-elect’s steadfast imaginative and prescient of a brand new chapter in our American story through which we’re an America united in overcoming the deep divisions and challenges going through our folks, unifying the nation, and restoring the soul of our nation,” Allen shared.
Fox Information’ Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.