President Obama unveils his inauguration music playlist

President Obama unveils his inauguration music playlist

President Obama unveils his inauguration music playlist

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by Lauren Moraski

CBS News

Posted on January 18, 2013 at 1:31 PM

(CBS News) -- It’s no secret that President Barack Obama loves music. So it comes as no surprise that he now has an inauguration playlist on Spotify.

The official Obama inauguration Twitter account unveiled the president’s playlist picks, which kicks off with Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)” and includes Katy Perry’s “Firework,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Breakaway” and Usher’s “Something Special.”

Also on the 16-track playlist are John Legend’s “Ordinary People,” James Taylor’s “Your Smiling Face” and the “Glee” cast version of Lady Gaga’s “The Edge of Glory.”

Mr. Obama’s inauguration festivities will be filled with music, with some of his playlist favorites performing at events scheduled Saturday through Monday.

Beyonce, Legend, Perry, Clarkson, Wonder, Alicia Keys, Brad Paisley, fun., members of the cast of “Glee,” Marc Anthony, Smokey Robinson and Usher are among those scheduled to perform.

Take a listen to Mr. Obama’s Spotify playlist here.

 

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