President-elect Joe Biden has recruited a few more stars for his primetime inauguration TV special — including The Boss.
Bruce Springsteen, John Legend, and Foo Fighters will perform at a primetime TV special for Biden's inauguration next week, The New York Times reported on Friday. Additionally, Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington have been tapped for roles in the special after both actresses participated in the virtual Democratic National Convention last year.
Biden's inaugural committee previously announced that this primetime TV special called "Celebrating America" would be held on the night of his swearing-in and hosted by Tom Hanks. Officials say it will "showcase the American people's resilience, heroism and unified commitment to coming together as a nation to heal and rebuild" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, per the Times. Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi, and Demi Lovato are also scheduled to perform, and Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will both deliver remarks.
Traditional inauguration festivities have been dramatically scaled back due to the pandemic, and Americans have been urged to watch Biden officially become the next president from home. Earlier in the day on Jan. 20, Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem at Biden's swearing-in ceremony, and Jennifer Lopez is also set for a performance.