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Inauguration 2013: LI'ers perform at Obama events

Singer/songwriter Matthew Koma, who was signed by Interscope

Singer/songwriter Matthew Koma, who was signed by Interscope Records in July 2011, is a Seaford native. (Credit: Interscope Records)

President Barack Obama's inauguration playlist, featuring artists who performed at official concerts throughout the weekend and others who will hit the stage Monday, includes superstars Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor and a bit of the Long Island sound.

Brookville's Marc Anthony, who will perform at the Commander-in-Chief's Ball on Monday, is represented by his song “Mi Gente.” Far East Movement, who performed at the Kids Inaugural on Saturday, are represented by the song “Turn Up the Love,” which the band co-wrote with Seaford's Matthew Koma. Nick Cannon, who also performed at the Kids Inaugural, is represented by “My Mic,” which features Brentwood's Biz Markie

“Rad!” Koma tweeted after hearing the news. “A song I wrote with @FarEastMovement made Obama's inauguration playlist.”
    
Here is Obama's complete playlist, which you can hear on Spotify:

Stevie Wonder, “Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)”
Beyoncé, “I Was Here”
Marc Anthony, “Mi Gente”
fun., “Carry On”
Alicia Keys, “New Day”
Brad Paisley, “Mud On The Tires”
Far East Movement featuring Cover Drive, “Turn Up The Love”
Glee Cast, “Edge of Glory”
James Taylor, “Your Smiling Face”
John Legend, “Ordinary People”
Katy Perry, “Firework”
Kelly Clarkson, “Breakaway”
Nick Cannon featuring Biz Markie, “My Mic”
Usher, “Something Special”
Walt Whitman and The Soul Children of Chicago, “Higher and Higher”
Smokey Robinson, “Get Ready”
Mindless Behavior, “Future”
Jennifer Hudson, “Feeling Good”
Soundgarden, “Live to Rise”
Black Violin, “Brandenburg”
Mana, “Bendita tu Luz”
Jamie Foxx, “Fly Love”


Tags: Barack Obama , Marc Anthony , Matthew Koma , Biz Markie , Beyonce , Stevie Wonder , James Taylor

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