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Rumors are swirling that Kelly Clarkson is set to sing at the Inauguration ceremony for President Barack Obama. The Inauguration will take place on Monday, January 21st, 2013.

Kelly came out in support of Obama before the election. “ I’ve been reading online about the debates and I’m probably going to vote for Obama again, even though I’m a Republican at heart,” she revealed to the Daily Star. “I can’t support Romney’s policies as I have a lot of gay friends and I don’t think it’s fair they can’t get married.”

If this rumor is true, it sounds like a pretty sweet gig!

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  • fuzzywuzzy

    Cool! I hope that this is real and not just a rumor.

  • Gina

    not a reliable source.

  • heartly

    IA, that source is no bueno in general. But the originating source of the info for this rumored thing is from someone that is involved in the inauguration ceremony through their work and a formal announcement was made this morning to them that Kelly would be part of it. 

    Personally, I’m going to wait until official word comes out to fully believe it, but I don’t have any reason to doubt what the originator of this said.

  • breakdown

    I thought she was a Ron Paul supporter. Of course she couldn’t vote for him.

  • Chris

    Not sure if its true, but its really not that controversial if you look at the list of people that have performed for the Obama’s. I just read Scotty was there, Lauren, Dierks and a list of country artists performed last year. Doesn’t matter if the artist is Democrat or Republican – election is over and its an honor to sing at an Inauguration.

  • beck1982

    Im ncotty has only performed for him for the Christmas in Washington special airing tonight. His first inauguration we hadn’t met Scotty yet so he def didnt perform there. As far as I know Lauren has not performed for him but I could be wrong. But like you said, republican or democrat it’s always an honor to meet, let alone perform for the president.

  • Chris

    Yes, Scotty tonight. Lauren about a year ago. I wasn’t suggesting these were all inauguration performances. They do concerts throughout the year.

  • http://twitter.com/dam744 Damien Roberts

    Lets also remember that country music does not automatically mean republican.

  • Klaine

    I grow more in love with Kelly all the time m.. hope she’s not one of those celebs that’s totally different in person. #coolbeans

  • windmills

    Yeah the info was actually posted by somebody at KCE, the blog’s just passing it off as its own info. The KCE poster followed up by saying Kelly’s going to make a short appearance singing something patriotic and it will definitely be at the inauguration ceremony itself. Yay Kelly, what an honor!

  • http://twitter.com/carly_greene Carly Greene

    She is the same person on and off camera. Totally down to earth, sweet and adorkable. :)

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7JTO2ZWH7CHEUP7DI5ZAQLDTW4 kcfan

    Thank you windmills for saying who the original source is (the one poster from the KCE) and pointing out the person who shall remain nameless who has a history of passing things off as their own. Anyway, this is an awesome honor for Kelly. 

  • fantoo1

    Lauren performed at the white house last year.

    But both Scotty and Lauren’s events were nonpartisan events.

  • http://twitter.com/GossipingPens Gossiping Pens

    The article was posted on our site GossipingPens on the 18th and the KCE just posted it today, the 21st, 3 days later. No matter, though. :) The more this news is out there, the greater publicity it will get both Obama and Kelly, and more importantly, the Inauguration.

  • http://twitter.com/GossipingPens Gossiping Pens

     Here’s the timestamp (straight from Google, which you can just as easily find yourself) which proves the story came straight from GP, three days ago. It was not posted or talked about on the KCE until today. You do the math.

    http://25.media.tumblr.com/c62e51395225eba0421a5fca2fb3dd19/tumblr_mff331aWWj1r0hn6yo1_500.png

  • http://twitter.com/GossipingPens Gossiping Pens

     Here’s the timestamp (straight from Google, which you can just as
    easily find yourself) which proves the story came straight from GP,
    three days ago. It was not posted or talked about on the KCE until
    today. You do the math.

    http://25.media.tumblr.com/c62e51395225eba0421a5fca2fb3dd19/tumblr_mff331aWWj1r0hn6yo1_500.png

  • http://twitter.com/KariannHart Kariann Hart

    What a nice honor for Kelly.  I hope this is true!

  • http://twitter.com/Miztig Miz

    What an honor to perform at the Inauguration. Very nice if this is true.

    I wish we could get past political party affiliations and realize that we are all Americans to work toward a common good.

  • Chicagolaw

    I would love this :)

  • chillj

    Lots of Republicans will be supporting this inauguration:  it is being paid for by big money.  Those donating over one million dollars get special privileges.  What else is new?

  • http://www.etsy.com/shop/AdorablyHooked Gwen

    Very cool for Miss Kelly.  Love the thought of this.  Hope it all pans out.

  • Gina

     i don’t understand why my comment was removed. :(

  • Gina

    Can’t wait to hear what she sings. The person who is involved with the inauguration ceremony posted today that “It’s going to be a very short appearance, and from what I know, it
    will be a patriotic selection. It will NOT be the nat’l anthem though”.

  • http://twitter.com/dam744 Damien Roberts

    Good point, but like I said country music isn’t solely a conservative foundation.