John Legend performs Feeling Good at Biden, Harris inauguration celebration

John Legend performs Feeling Good at Biden, Harris inauguration celebration

- Singer John Legend joined the inauguration festivities of President Biden and Vice-President Harris

- The multiple award-winning musician performed Nina Simone’s classic song, Feeling Good

- Legend shared a video on his Instagram page and extended his appreciation for the opportunity

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Americans witnessed history in the making on Wednesday, January 20, as Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the country and Kamala Harris sworn in as the first female vice-president.

The inauguration festivities did not stop at the U.S. Capitol as more celebrations followed later in the day in front of the Lincoln Memorial.

Multiple award-winning musician, John Legend, was among a few that blessed the occasion with a beautiful performance.

John Legend performs Feeling Good at Biden, Harris inauguration celebration
John Legend performs Feeling Good at the inauguration celebration. Photo: Handout/Biden Inaugural Committee
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The singer gave a soulful performance of Nina Simone’s Feeling Good and it was indeed a beautiful moment to behold.

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Interestingly, Legend is among the only 12 people followed by the president on Twitter.

Taking to his Instagram page with a video of his performance, the singer extended his appreciation for the opportunity, adding that it was indeed a special moment for him.

Legend wrote:

"Thank you for asking me to perform. It was so special for me to celebrate with the nation in front of the memorial to one of our greatest presidents. AND I loved honoring the late great Nina Simone, my constant source of musical inspiration."

Watch the singer’s performance below:

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Here’s what a few people had to say about Legend’s performance:

drdarcher said:

"This was a stunning performance. Love Nina. Such a fitting song."

laylaann33 said:

"This was an amazing performance of one of my favorite songs. And seeing you in front of the Lincoln memorial was just beautiful."

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ariannagab said:

"That you for helping us celebrate the fact that it’s a new dawn and a new day!!"

sucam23 said:

"Beautiful performance between the inauguration, the soul reaching poet and your song I will sleep well tonight ! First time I 4 years!"

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Buhari reacted to the inauguration of Biden and Harris as president and vice president of the US respectively.

Buhari said he looks forward to working with the newly inaugurated US government. Some of the areas Buhari highlighted for partnership were anti-terrorism fight, climate change, among others.

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