Evancho: Inauguration attention ‘overwhelming’
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a month after performing at President Donald Trump's inauguration, singer Jackie Evancho says she and her transgender sister want to meet with him about transgender rights.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald and Melania Trump were feted at their inaugural balls by the Rockettes and by singer Tony Orlando, who sang his famous "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree."
Meanwhile, earlier in the day, it was 16-year-old singer Jackie Evancho who had the spotlight, singing the national anthem in a soft, solemn voice. "Great job, Jackie!" the new president called out.
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that the album sales of Jackie Evancho, the teenage classical singer, have "skyrocketed" since the announcement that she would perform at his inauguration.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will once again sing at a U.S. presidential inauguration come January.
The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/2hWVhOm ) that the choir announced Thursday that it will be performing at President-elect Donald Trump's Jan. 20 inauguration. The choir will perform with the Marine Corps Band as Trump is sworn in.
This will be the choir's sixth appearance at an inauguration in the last 50 years.
ShowBiz Minute: Fifth Harmony, Heard, Evancho
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of inaugural planners planted themselves in front of a giant 60-by-40-foot floor map of Washington on Wednesday for a daylong rehearsal of how each moment of Inauguration Day 2017 will play out.
These are not people who like surprises: They're looking to game out every scenario for a day that should be all about the peaceful transfer of power and not pesky mix-ups.
On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump picked "America's Got Talent" star Jackie Evancho to sing the national anthem at his Jan. 20 inauguration. Here's a list of some previous singers who sang at presidential inaugurations:
John F Kennedy, 1961: Contralto Marian Anderson sang "The Star-Spangled Banner."
Lyndon B. Johnson, 1965: The United States Marine Band performed the national anthem
WASHINGTON (AP) — "America's Got Talent" star Jackie Evancho will sing the national anthem at Donald Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20.
The 16-year-old Evancho said Wednesday on NBC's "Today," ''I'm so excited. It's going to be awesome."
Trump's communications director for the inaugural committee confirmed the booking on Twitter, calling Evancho "an inspiration for all Americans."
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three transgender seniors at a Pennsylvania high school, including the oldest sibling of teen singing star Jackie Evancho, have sued their school district for making them use restrooms corresponding to their biological sex.