Report: Lady Gaga to Perform at Inaugural Ball

Pop star slated to sing at a private celebration for White House staffers

January 19, 2013 3:27 PM ET
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Lady Gaga at Macy's Herald Square on September 14th, 2012 in New York City.
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Lady Gaga will be joining the long list of artists performing at President Obama's second inauguration on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. An anonymous source, who wasn't authorized to share the information, told the news agency that the singer is slated to perform at a ball for White House staffers. 

Jay-Z reportedly performed during the last inauguration for the same event, which is usually a private celebration.

Barack Obama's Rock & Roll White House

The 57th inaugration is already shaping up to be a star-studded affair, with Katy Perry, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Fun. and Usher playing the Inaugural Ball and Jamie Foxx, Brad Paisley, Jennifer Hudson and Marc Anthony scheduled for the Commander-in-Chief's Ball in honor of the armed forces. Beyoncé, James Taylor and Kelly Clarkson are scheduled to sing during the inauguration ceremony.


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