WATCH: The Musical Performances Of The 57th Inauguration

Although President Barack Obama’s second inaugural address rightfully received the lion’s share of the attention Monday, the inaugural ceremony’s musical guests threatened to steal the show.

First, the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir set the tone with its rendition of “The Battle Hymn Of The Republic”:

Later on, Kelly Clarkson wowed the crowd — particularly New York senator and Congressional Inaugural Committee chairman Chuck Schumer — with the Samuel Francis Smith anthem “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee”:

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer James Taylor broke out his acoustic guitar for a performance of “America the Beautiful”:

Finally, noted Obama supporter Beyoncé Knowles closed out the ceremony with a classic rendition of our national anthem:

Which performance did you like the most? Let us know in the comments section!


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