Beyoncé Sings the National Anthem at President Obama’s Inauguration

Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term as President of the United States on Monday. Following the historic ceremony, Beyoncé had the honor of singing the National Anthem in front of the U.S. Capitol building.

Looking beautiful in a black Emilio Pucci gown and Lorraine Schwartz emerald jewelry, the pop superstar belted out “The Star Spangled Banner” accompanied by the U.S. Marine band. After her powerful rendition, she greeted the president and joined her husband Jay-Z in the crowd.

Watch Bey show her stars and stripes with the patriotic performance.