Beyonce rocks Obama's inauguration, sings national anthem

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  • Updated: Jan 22, 2013 15:39 IST

First lady Michelle Obama and daughter Malia watch as US President Barack Obama is greeted by Vice President Joe Biden as he arrives for his swearing-in ceremony on the West Front of the US Capitol in Washington. (Reuters)


Beyonce sang the US national anthem to conclude President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony as he began his second term in office.

With long wavy blond hair and dressed in an elegant black gown, Beyonce shook the president's hand after singing the last notes of The Star-Spangled Banner.

The artist, who was accompanied at the ceremony by her husband, rapper Jay Z, wore a long black Pucci gown and a coat of the same colour by Christian Dior, with emerald earrings and an emerald ring by Lorraine Schwartz.

Beyonce also had a notable role four years ago at the beginning of Obama's first term with her rendering of At Last for the president and first lady Michelle Obama at one of the inaugural balls.

 

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