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Beyoncé performs the national anthem at the 2013 presidential inauguration

Mon., Jan. 21, 2013 1:43 PM EDT
by Danielle Canada

Beyoncé performs at the Presidential Inauguration

After stunning the crowd at the 57th Presidential Inauguration, footage of Beyoncé’s performance has been released. In it we see the superstar singer donning fashion from Pucci and Dior as she greets President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. She then belts out the “Star Spangled Banner” before taking a seat beside her husband Jay-Z who gives her a congratulatory hug.The songstress followed performances from Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor as well as poet Richard Blanco.

Watch Beyoncé’s highly praised performance below. -danielle canada

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