Beyonce, Stevie Wonder featured on Barack Obama's inauguration playlist - listen

Alicia Keys, James Taylor, Katy Perry and Fun. also appear on the 16-track Spotify playlist

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Beyonce and Stevie Wonder are among the acts featured on Barack Obama's official inauguration music playlist.

The US President has released the 16-track playlist, which also includes music from Alicia Keys, James Taylor and Katy Perry, through online streaming site Spotify – you can hear the full playlist at the bottom of this page.

Other artists featured include Fun., Marc Anthony, The Cast of Glee, Brad Paisley, Far East Movement, Kelly Clarkson, Nick Cannon, Mindless Behavior, Smokey Robinson and John Legend.

This is the second time Stevie Wonder, Usher and James Taylor have been associated with Barack Obama's inauguration after they contributed to his 2009 inaugural committee CD, 'Change Is Now: Renewing America's Promise'.

Meanwhile, Beyonce is set to perform at Monday's (January 21) inauguration. She will sing the National Anthem of the United States at the event, which will take place outside the Capitol building in Washington, DC.

Beyonce previously performed at one of Obama's inauguration balls four years ago, singing Etta James's 'At Last' whilst Obama and his wife Michelle had their first dance.

Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor will also be singing at Obama's second inauguration on Monday.



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