Performing her seminal 2010 hit “Firework” in a pink, white, and blue robe, the Grammy-nominated pop performer sang in entrance of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool as President Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff appeared on.
Followers have been overjoyed on social media, with one declaring, “KATY PERRY CAME AND DELIVERED.”
One other wrote, “You are not formally the president of the USA till Katy Perry sings ‘Firework’ to you.”
Chrissy Teigen even chimed in on Twitter, writing, “After which @katyperry killed it.” (Teigen’s husband, singer John Legend, had carried out a rendition of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” earlier within the night.)
“Now THAT is the best way ‘Firework’ by Katy Perry deserves to be sung,” one other fan wrote.
“Girl Gaga beginning the day without work completely and Katy Perry ending it completely. We’ve been blessed,” one other wrote.
Girl Gaga carried out earlier within the day at Joe Biden’s swearing-in ceremony, the place she sang the nationwide anthem.
The day was filled with main performances, with Jennifer Lopez additionally becoming a member of in to sing a medley of “America the Lovely” and “This Land Is Your Land”. Nation singer Garth Brooks was additionally available throughout the swearing-in to sing “Superb Grace”.
The rest of the “Celebrating America” TV particular, in the meantime, featured extra units from Justin Timberlake and Ant Clemons, Foo Fighters, Demi Lovato, Jon Bon Jovi, the aforementioned John Legend, and Bruce Springsteen.