Faith Hill, Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus Added to Inaugural Events
Faith Hill, Billy Ray Cyrus and Miley Cyrus have been added to the who's-who list of celebrities who'll participate in celebrations surrounding next week's inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
Hill will perform at the Presidential Inaugural Committee's Neighborhood Inaugural Ball, which will air live on ABC this Tuesday at 8 PM ET. She joins Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Shakira and Stevie Wonder for the star-studded show. President-elect Obama will host the event, which will take place at the Washington Convention Center.
Billy Ray and Miley will sing at a special concert on Monday honoring military families. 'Kids' Inaugural: We Are the Future,' will also feature performances by the Jonas Brothers and Usher. Michelle Obama and Jill Biden will host the event, which will air live this Monday at 8 PM ET on the Disney Channel.
Gary Morris has been added to the list of performers at the Heroes Red, White and Blue Ball on the night of the Inauguration, January 20. Billed as 'Legends Past, Present and Future,' this concert will feature an eclectic group of music icons from different generations, including Josh Groban, Anita Baker, Cece Winans and Slash. The event, hosted by NFL star Tiki Barber, will honor wounded servicemen and women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
And as previously reported, Garth Brooks and Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles will perform at the opening celebration for the Inauguration. 'We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial' will be broadcast by HBO on an open signal, so that anyone with cable TV or satellite can watch for free. It airs live this Sunday at 7PM ET.