Beyonce headlines list of performers scheduled for President Barack Obama's second inauguration

James Taylor and Kelly Clarkson are also scheduled to preform

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:36:05 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 09 2013 01:30:48 PM EST
WASHINGTON -

The halftime act for this year's Super Bowl is also being asked to perform at this year's Presidential inauguration.

Beyonce will sing the national anthem at President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony.

Beyonce is also performing during this year's Super Bowl halftime show on February 3.

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The committee planning the Jan. 21 event also announced Wednesday that Kelly Clarkson will perform "My Country `Tis of Thee" and James Taylor will sing "America the Beautiful" at the swearing-in ceremony on the Capitol's west front.

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Richard Blanco, the son of Cuban exiles, is the 2013 inaugural poet, joining the ranks of Maya Angelou and Robert Frost to have served in that capacity. Blanco's works explore his family's exile from their native country and "the intersection of his cultural identities as a Cuban-American gay man," the inaugural planners announced.

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