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Brooks sings at Biden inauguration

Monday, January 20, 2020 – With President Biden sworn in as the nation's new commander in chief, Garth Brooks was one of three performers to sing at the inauguration.

Brooks, decked out in a black cowboy hat and jeans, gave his reading of the Christian hymn "Amazing Grace" after President Biden gave his inaugural address. At one point, Brooks asked, "I'd like to ask you to sing this last verse with me. Not just the people here — but the people at home and at work — as one united." Lady Gaga, who sang the National Anthem, sang along as did Vice President Kamala Harris.

After his performance, Brooks greeted President Biden, Vice President Harris, former Vice President Mike Pence on his way out.

Jennifer Lopez performed "This Land is Your Land" and"America the Beautiful" as well.

Brooks previously performed at President Obama's 2008 inauguration with "We Shall Be Free."


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