1.18.2009

Video: ‘We Are One’ Inaugural Performances

Hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock, and country united for HBO’s “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial” in Washington, D.C., on Sunday.

Usher, Stevie Wonder, and Shakira came together for “Higher Ground;” will.i.am, Sheryl Crow, and Herbie Hancock performed “One Love;” and James Taylor, John Legend, and Jennifer Nettles sang “Shower the People.”

All that plus Mary J. Blige below.

Usher, Shakira, and Stevie Wonder – “Higher Ground”

will.i.am, Sheryl Crow, and Herbie Hancock – “One Love”

James Taylor, John Legend, and Jennifer Nettles – “Shower the People”

Mary J. Blige – “Lean On Me”