Lady Gaga to sing national anthem at Biden inauguration, reports say

WASHINGTON — Lady Gaga is slated to perform the national anthem at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony next week, multiple news outlets are reporting.

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According to Variety and ABC News, the 34-year-old singer, whose real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, will perform the anthem Wednesday.

Father Leo J. O’Donovan, a former president of Georgetown University, will deliver the invocation, while Andrea Hall, who serves as president of a Georgia chapter of the International Association of Fire Fighters, will lead the Pledge of Allegiance, ABC News reported.

The ceremony also will include a reading by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman and a musical performance by Jennifer Lopez, according to the news outlets. The Rev. Dr. Silvester Beaman will deliver the benediction, the outlets reported.

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