Beyonce has been a long time President Obama supporter and she used her powerhouse vocals to show her support at the President’s star studded second inauguration. Other famous singers such as Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, and Katy Perry were also in attendance.
It is no secret that Beyonce and Jay-Z share a close bond with President Obama and the First Lady, so it seemed fitting to have the powerhouse songstress belt out the National Anthem at Obama’s second inauguration ceremony.
After the President delivered a moving speech, Queen Bey stepped up to the mic to belt out the “Star Spangled Banner,” and although it’s a song she has performed before she admitted that it still made her nervous.
“…It is the type of thing that doesn’t matter how many times you sing it,” Beyonce explained. “And the biggest fear is making sure you sing it right, and sing it correctly.”
Despite making her nervous, she revealed that she still loves the song and is honored to sing it for such a historic moment.
“I love the song because the melody is so beautiful, and you have so many choices,” she continued. “I want to keep it really elegant.”
The 31-year-old mother of one looked stunning as the performed the National Anthem in a fitted black gown with sheer sleeves and an elegant design.
Husband Jay-Z matched his wife in a dark gray suit and the couple looked stunning as they walked together arm in arm.
“There is so much history that we have overcome,” Mrs. Carter said as she explained what’s so special about the inauguration falling on MLK Day. “And we are growing so much. It is so beautiful that I can make my family and my family’s legacy proud and it is a huge opportunity for me.”
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