Jennifer Hudson “Let’s Stay Together” – The Commander In Chief Ball (VIDEO)

Kelly Clarkson represented the American Idol franchise at the Inauguration this afternoon, when she sang “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” after President Obama was sworn in.

The evening shift was taken over by Jennifer Hudson who performed a cover of Al Green’s classic love song “Let’s Stay Together” as President Obama led the First Lady Michele in the first dance at the Commander in Chief Ball in Washington Monday night.

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Kelly Clarkson – “My Country Tis of Thee” – Obama Inauguration (VIDEO) (UPDATED)
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So romantic! Watch below

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