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Beyonce Performs the National Anthem at President Obama’s Inauguration
January 21, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Beyonce Knowles sings the national anthem at President Obama's second inaugural ceremonies held on the west front of the U.S. Capitol on Inauguration Day.
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