Beyonce // Obama Inaugural Celebration

Many stars were on hand Saturday, January 17th 2009, just 3 days before Barack Obama‘s historical inauguration, to perform at the “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration” in Washington, D.C. in front of the Lincoln memorial. Some of the celebrities who either made speeches or performed include: Beyonce, Usher, Shakira, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, Samuel L. Jackson, and more! Continue reading for the rest of the photos.

Queen Latifah // Obama Inaugural Celebration Mary J. Blige // Obama Inaugural Celebration Will.i.am // Obama Inaugural Celebration Jack Black // Obama Inaugural Celebration

Usher // Obama Inaugural Celebration

Barack & Michelle Obama // Obama Inaugural Celebration

Samuel L. Jackson // Obama Inaugural Celebration

Jamie Foxx // Obama Inaugural Celebration

Barack Obama & Denzel Washington // Obama Inaugural Celebration

Tiger Woods // Obama Inaugural Celebration

Beyonce and Usher // Obama Inaugural Celebration

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