Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson and More Perform at Inauguration Balls


Posted on: January 22nd, 2013 by ABC News No Comments

Michael Kovac/WireImage(WASHINGTON) — Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson and several other artists capped off Inauguration Day for President Obama Monday night with performances at the two official balls at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

At the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball, Keys revised the lyrics to her hit “Girl on Fire” to honor the president.

She sang, “He’s the president and he’s on fire…Obama’s on fire.  Obama’s on fire.”

Hudson performed the Al Green classic “Let’s Stay Together” as the president and first lady Michelle Obama danced.

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Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill danced to Jamie Foxx’s rendition of Ray Charles’ “I Can’t Stop Loving You.”

At the Inaugural Ball, staunch Obama supporter Stevie Wonder entertained the crowd with his hits “Sir Duke” and “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours.”  Fun. performed “Some Nights” and “We Are Young.”

This was the scheduled lineup for the two official balls:

Commander-in-Chief’s Ball
Alicia Keys
Brad Paisley
Jamie Foxx
Jennifer Hudson
Marc Anthony

Inaugural Ball (Halls A, B & C)
Alicia Keys
Brad Paisley
fun.
Glee cast
John Legend
Soundgarden
Stevie Wonder

Inaugural Ball (Halls D & E)
Alicia Keys
Far East Movement
Glee cast
Katy Perry
Smokey Robinson
Usher

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