Oprah inauguration show to be star-studded


David Foster


WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) — Oprah Winfrey is bulking up the celebrity quotient for her TV talk show the days before and after U.S. President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration.

The Chicago Sun-Times said Friday that Winfrey will broadcast her weekday talk show Monday from Washington. Obama will be sworn in as U.S. president in the nation’s capital Tuesday.

The special show will include inauguration messages from actor Ashton Kutcher and actresses Demi Moore and Scarlett Johansson.

Monday’s show will also feature musical performances in honor of Obama’s inauguration and Winfrey’s Washington visit. Among those to perform in the musical tribute are singers Bono, Will.i.am, Faith Hill, Seal, David Foster and Mary J. Blige.

The Sun-Times said Winfrey will follow up Obama’s inauguration with a special show Wednesday featuring visits by actor Forest Whitaker and rocker Jon Bon Jovi.

Will.i.am and legendary music producer David Foster have teamed up in honor of this special time in America’s history. They’ve created “America’s Song” from this collaboration.Tune in to The Oprah Winfrey Show Monday, January 19 for the world premiere!

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7 Replies to “Oprah inauguration show to be star-studded”

  1. just watch oprah. your new song, americas song was just beautiful. brought tears to my eyes..loved it..is it out in stores? thank you, thank you david

  2. I just listened to your song and half the words I couldn’t understand and I’m sorry I just didn’t like the way it sounded like the singers where whinning.

  3. Your new song, was very moving…as is this whole inauguration. I am so glad that our country is finally pulling together, and this song is like the glue that will stand for “holding us together”

  4. Until 5 PM EST 1/20, you may download the mentioned song, “America’s Song”, from Oprah.com. If you were unable to watch the show on 1/19, you can also see the performance on Oprah.com.

  5. Sweet sweet David ….what a beautiful and moving song this is the icing on the cake of one of the most exciting days in the history of our country, may God Bless you and your amazing endless talent today and always……

  6. Thank you David! You have done it once again with your amazingl talent. You’re a star …… which I would like to follow!

    America, today we share your joy and celebrations!

    John Frans
    South Afirca

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