James Taylor and Kelly Clarkson Perform at President Obama’s Inauguration

James Taylor and Kelly Clarkson Among Performer for President Obama’s Inauguration Ceremony. James Taylor and Kelly Clarkson are among those who will be performing in Washington D.C. at the Capital Building on January 21st for President Barack Obama’s inauguration ceremony. Taylor will be singing “America the Beautiful” and Clarkson will sing “My Country ‘Tis of Thee.” Hip hop/pop singer Beyonce will be performing the National Anthem. All three of the singers were picked by the President who will be sworn in for his second term in a private ceremony the day before the big inauguration shindig.