Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Obama's Inauguration

Barack Obama's daughters are learning it's cool to have the President-elect as a dad - they've landed their heroes the Jonas Brothers as headliners at the first Kids' Inaugural concert.The sibling trio will perform at the We Are The Future concert on January 19th- on the eve of Obama's official inauguration - when Sasha and Malia's dad is sworn as the 44th President.The Jonas Brothers will perform alongside Miley Cyrus (YIKES!) and her dad Billy Ray, rapper Bow Wow and Demi Lovato during a kid-friendly show hosted by Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, the wife of Vice-President-elect Joe Biden.Obama will get the chance to hear his own musical hero, Stevie Wonder, at the Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration Celebration, which will also feature performances by Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Faith Hill, Shakira, Beyonce and Mariah Carey.Meanwhile, Bono and Beyonce have joined Bruce Springsteen, among the stars kicking off Obama's presidential inauguration celebrations next weekend. A host of performers will play at a free show at Washington D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial on Sunday.