Joe Biden and Kamala Harris drop 46 song playlist for inauguration watch parties featuring campaign themed Kygo and Whitney Houston’s ‘Higher Love’ and Dua Lipa’s hit ‘Levitating’
- Joe Biden and Kamala Harris released a cheery inauguration playlist for watching parties at home ahead of this week’s swearing-in ceremony
- The playlist features 46 songs to celebrate the 46th President of the United States to take the oath of office
- It features their campaign theme song ‘Higher Love’ by Kygo and Whitney Houston, ‘Levitating’ by Dua Lipa and ‘Find Your Way Back’ by Beyonce.
- It was put together by DJ D-Nice and Raedio, the record label of actress Issa Rae
- The playlist is an attempt to engage Americans as traditional inauguration events like the parade have been canceled due to the pandemic
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris shared a cheery playlist this week ahead of the inauguration ceremony, featuring artists including Whitney Houston, Kendrick Lamar and Stevie Wonder.
Beyonce’s’ Find Your Way Back ‘, Bill Withers” Lovely Day ‘and Dua Lipa’s’ Levitating’ are just a few of the songs on the varied list designed for looking at home inauguration parties and for those looking to take a step out of celebration .
The playlist features 46 songs in honor of the 46th President of the United States who took the oath of office and was curated by DJ D-Nice and Raedio, actress Issa Rae’s record label.
The playlist is part of the Presidential Inaugural Committee’s commitment to allow Americans to participate from home as traditional events such as the parade have been canceled due to the pandemic.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris released a cheery inauguration playlist for watching parties at home ahead of this week’s swearing-in ceremony
The playlist features 46 songs to celebrate the 46th President of the United States to take the oath of office
It features their campaign theme song ‘Higher Love’ by Kygo and Whitney Houston
The playlist contains ‘Fool in the Rain’ by Led Zeppelin
Stevie Wonder’s’ Uptight (Everything’s Alright) and SZA’s’ Good Days’ are also on the mix
During a tumultuous year that has kept so many loved ones apart, music has been a constant vehicle that has kept us connected. Whether you’re a country soul, a jazz aficionado, a hip-hop head, a classic strain, or just into that old rock and roll, music clarifies, inspires, unites and heals, ‘said Tony Allen, CEO of the Presidential Inaugural Committee.
The playlist is available on streaming services Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal and Amazon Music.
The playlist covers a wide variety of genres, from Major Lazer electric music to Led Zeppelin rock, throwback hits from The Doobie Brothers, and rap singles from Kendrick Lamar.
Kendrick Lamar’s hit Now or Never is also on the track
Bruce Springsteen’s We Take Care of Our Own is also on the happy playlist
The festive theme song of the Biden-Harris campaign is “Higher Love” by Kygo and Whitney Houston, which is also included in the music lineup.
These songs and artists reflect America’s relentless spirit and rich diversity. They set the score for a new chapter and will help bring people together as the Biden-Harris administration begins its important work of uniting our country, ”Allen said.
The Presidential Inaugural Committee is also setting up a prime-time television special to air the night of the inauguration.
Hosted by Tom Hanks, the ‘Celebrating America’ special will air live on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and MSNBC from 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM EST on January 20.
It features performances by artists Jon Bon Jovi, who was featured on the campaign track with Biden in Pennsylvania, Demi Lovato and Justin Timberlake and Ant Clemons.
Last week, the Inaugural Commission announced that “America United” will be the theme of this week’s event, sending a message of peace and unity following the January 6 riot at the Capitol.
In the spirit of a united front, former presidents from across the political aisle will attend the ceremony, including Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, along with all their wives.
President Donald Trump has announced that he will not be attending the ceremony.