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If not Obama, Kelly Clarkson and Beyonce, then who?

Barack Obama inauguration

Ya know, Barack Obama must have had some serious decisions to make about who would perform at his second inauguration.

Using only the finest in Internet truth (Wikipedia, duh), it seems that Obama had his pick of the litter.

Here's the deal: Aretha Franklin sang "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" at Obama's first inaugural shindig. This time around, James Taylor sang "America the Beautiful," Kelly Clarkson did "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" and Beyoncé slayed them all with what's now commonly known as the second greatest national anthem ever sung (RIP, Whitney!).