She might be nearing 70, but soul queen Aretha Franklin proved she still has what it takes to be in this industry. Not only did her performance at President Barack Obama’s inauguration prove that, but her fashion sense is still rocking too. Ladies are now eager to get their hands on replicas of the hat she wore to the event. According to an article in the Chicago Tribune, Luke Song’s Detroit hat shop has been inundated with with requests for the hat. Continue reading
Beyonce performs an Etta James classic ‘At Last’ during President Obama’s first dance with his wife and the First Lady, Michelle Obama:
You have to check this out. CNN has used this new technology called Photosynth. Basically what happens is this software creates 3D spaces from anyone’s 2D photos. So the news empire has been asking viewers/readers to send in their pictures from the inauguration. These photos have then, together with professional photos been ‘merged’ into what has become The Moment. You have to see this.. from all angles, see the moment Obama takes his presidential oath:
See it at http://cnn.com/themoment
First pics coming through… stay tuned to our special report on Obama’s inauguration for more pictures, words and up to date information of this historical occasion
Listen to President Obama’s inauguration speech:
“Barack Obama just became president; the constitution states his term begins at noon even without oath” CNN.com
Perhaps South African celebrities can learn a thing or two from a campaign like this!!!
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Barack you Rock!
It’s the biggest day in American history in recent years. The world anxiously awaits the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama and while we patiently wait, there are plenty of entertaining videos circulating on the web welcoming Obama in and bidding Bush farewell. Here are a couple that I’ve come across, have you seen any funny ones? Continue reading
Barack Obama, man oh man… the guy knows how to put on a star-studded concert. What a great event. From Hollywood A-listers to Grammy-award winning musos, all eyes were on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the weekend, as the USA and the rest of the world prepare for the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. See the gallery here
Check it out; Bruce Springsteen, John Legend, Denzel Washington, Jack Black, Tiger Woods, Sheryl Crow, Will.i.am, Stevie Wonder, Garth Brooks, Josh Groban, Ashley Judd, U2 and Beyonce were all in attendance, among others. Continue reading
Barack Obama will be inaugurated as the 44th American president on Tuesday. To celebrate this historical event, an 18-track album has been assembled by Hidden Beach Recordings. Some of the artists you can expect to hear includes Stevie Wonder, Sheryl Crow, John Mayer, Kanye West, Jill Scott, Adam Levine, Lionel Richie and John Legend.
The album was inspired by the grassroots movement created by Barack Obama’s historic presidential run, and his call for “Change:
We Can Believe In”. Continue reading
Around the globe:
- President-elect Barack Obama‘s inauguration at the 44th American president. Loads of music and entertainment to accompany this auspicious occasion. For more on the inauguration visit my fellow blogger Jackie May’s blog at http://blogs.thetimes.co.za/minor
- The Academy Award nominations on Thursday