Justin Timberlake is commending the new time of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in office. During Wednesday’s Celebrating America TV exceptional in festival of Inauguration Day, the “Sexy Back” singer and Ant Clemons gave an extraordinary performance.
From Memphis, Tennessee, Clemons commenced the tune “Better Days,” singing the cheerful tune from the famous Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Timberlake at that point followed, warbling the verses with the full band behind them. The two at that point ventured outside and completed the tune from the roads.
“Cause we’re on our way to better/ Better’s ahead, better’s ahead/ It get’s worse ‘fore it gets better/ But better’s ahead, better’s ahead/ Better days are comin'” the two belted.
The singers likewise welcomed understudies and graduated class of Stax Music Academy, music training and youth improvement program, to perform close by them with a band drove by Emmy assigned melodic chief Adam Blackstone who gave the live creation and plan for the exhibition variant of the tune.
Almost seven days preceding him hitting the stage, Timberlake communicated fervor for having the option to take an interest in Biden’s enormous day.
“I got the phone call to be asked [to perform at the inauguration], and I was just like, ‘Uh, yes!'” he told the Today show. “I’m very excited. There’s a song that I wrote with a new artist who was just nominated for a GRAMMY, Ant Clemons, and we wrote a song called ‘Better Days.’ We’re going to be performing it at the inauguration. So incredibly excited. What an honor.”
Timberlake additionally posted about his gig on Instagram.
“A few months ago, during lockdown, @antclemons and I wrote a song together called BETTER DAYS. (I actually recorded my final vocals for this song on election night…),” Timberlake wrote alongside a compilation video of himself and Clemons making the song. “This past year brought a lot of frustration, grief, anger — and there were times when it was easy to feel powerless. This song was our way of doing what little we could to encourage everyone to stay hopeful… and keep working towards a better, more equal future.” ⠀ ⠀
“I’m very honored to announce we will be performing this song on January 20th for the Presidential Inauguration,” he continued. “We have a long way to go to fix, undo, and rebuild this country… but I hope now, despite the past four years, we are on our way.”
Notwithstanding Timberlake and Clemons, a huge number of different stars partook in the TV extraordinary. Tom Hanks facilitated, while Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard, John Legend, Foo Fighters, Bruce Springsteen, Demi Lovato, and Jon Bon Jovi performed.