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Beyonce performs the national anthem after President Barack Obamas ceremonial swearing-in ceremony during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. - Provided courtesy of ABCNews

Beyonce sings national anthem at 2013 Presidential Inauguration (Video, Poll)

01/21/2013 by Corinne Heller

Beyonce sang the national anthem at the Presidential Inauguration of President Barack Obama on Jan. 21, 2013.

She attended the event with husband and fellow R&B star Jay-Z (see photos of them and other celebrities, such as Katy Perry and John Mayer, at the ceremony). Beyonce is a longtime supporter of the president and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Other stars who attended the event included Kelly Clarkson, who also performed (watch video), as well as Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington.

Watch a video of Beyonce performing the national anthem. What do you think about her performance? Vote in our poll.

UPDATE on January 22: A U.S. Marine Band rep says Beyonce's performance was pre-recorded. Click here for more details.

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