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After completing her tour on The Color Purple stage, singer Jennifer Holliday is set to perform at president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

The news comes amid speculation about who would take the stage, with many A-listers opting out of the festivities.

The Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration will take place on January 19th, the day before his swearing in ceremony, according to CNN. Holliday, who rose to fame for her role as Effie White in Dreamgirls, recently played the rambunctious Suge Avery in the Broadway rendition of The Color Purple.

Holliday is joined by other artists including country star Toby Keith, Jon Voight, and 3 Doors Down.

R&B crooner R Kelly‘s camp recently denied rumors that he was planning to perform at the inauguration.

Well, that’s a struggle line up compared to Barack Obama’s 2008 inauguration performances that included the iconic Aretha Franklin.



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