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Politics Biden-Harris team unveils inauguration playlist

00:05  18 january  2021
00:05  18 january  2021 Source:   thehill.com

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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have dropped a playlist to keep your at-home celebration in tune with the inauguration 's "America United" theme.

Official Biden / Harris Inauguration Playlist Features Kendrick Lamar, Bob Marley, MF Doom, Led Zeppelin. According to a statement from the Biden / Harris team , the playlist "represents the diversity of our nation, and our strength and resilience as we look forward to new leadership and a new era in

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris presented a 46-song playlist on Friday to help supporters celebrate the upcoming Jan. 20 inauguration.

a person wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: Biden-Harris team unveils inauguration playlist © Getty Images Biden-Harris team unveils inauguration playlist

As CNN reports, the playlist is part of a pared-back, largely virtual inauguration celebration that the Biden team will be putting on in lieu of an in-person celebration due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The Biden Inaugural Committee tweeted they had enlisted the help of the DJ D-Nice and The Radio, a company created by actress Issa Rae that provides "music supervision and consulting services for all media."

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Joe Biden , Kamala Harris share Inauguration playlist featuring Dua Lipa, Salt-N-Pepa, and more. The inaugural committee teamed with DJ D-Nice and Raedio (the record label founded by Issa Rae) to assemble the playlist , which is available on Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and Amazon Music.

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"During a tumultuous year that has kept so many loved ones apart, music has been a consistent vehicle that has kept us connected," Presidential Inaugural Committee CEO Tony Allen told CNN. "Whether you are a country soul, a jazz enthusiast, a hip hop head, a classical sort, or just love that old-time rock and roll, music clarifies, inspires, unites, and heals."

Songs on the playlist include "Blue World" by Mac Miller, which was also on former President Barack Obama's playlist of his favorite songs of 2020, and "FIND YOUR WAY BACK" by Beyoncé.

The playlist can be listened to on the streaming services Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and Amazon Music.

A primetime special featuring a host of celebrities is also set to air on inauguration night titled "Celebrating America," meant to replace the normal inaugural ball. The special will begin airing on Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. EST.

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