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Cher, Barbra Streisand and James Taylor headline We The People Concert feting President-Elect Biden

‘This is your time’: Cher praises President-Elect Joe Biden as she joins Barbra Streisand and James Taylor for We The People Concert

On Wednesday, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States.

And on Sunday night, Cher led a host of stars who performed at a We The People Concert via Zoom to kick off a string of Inauguration celebrations.

‘This is your time,’ the superstar, 74, told Biden. ‘I know you’re going to take the country in an amazing direction and I know that you love everybody, because that’s who you are.’

Cher led a host of stars who performed at a We The People Concert via Zoom on Sunday night to kick off a string of Inauguration celebrations honoring President-elect Joe Biden

Cher described Biden, pictured with wife Jill, as 'the right man for the right job at the right time'. He will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States at noon on Wednesday

Cher described Biden, pictured with wife Jill, as ‘the right man for the right job at the right time’. He will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States at noon on Wednesday

Cher described Biden as ‘the right man for the right job at the right time’.

She added that she is ‘thrilled’ and ‘hopeful’ for the future. 

The hitmaker went on to perform the song I Hope You Find It. 

'This is your time,' Cher, 74, told Biden. 'I know you’re going to take the country in an amazing direction and I know that you love everybody, because that’s who you are'

‘This is your time,’ Cher, 74, told Biden. ‘I know you’re going to take the country in an amazing direction and I know that you love everybody, because that’s who you are’

The superstar added that she is 'thrilled' and 'hopeful' for the future

The hitmaker went on to perform the song I Hope You Find It

The superstar added that she is ‘thrilled’ and ‘hopeful’ for the future. The hitmaker went on to perform the song I Hope You Find It

Barbra Streisand also spoke about her hopes for the Biden presidency before introducing a clip of herself singing Happy Days Are Here Again

Barbra Streisand also spoke about her hopes for the Biden presidency before introducing a clip of herself singing Happy Days Are Here Again

Barbra Streisand also spoke about her hopes for the Biden presidency.

Before introducing a clip of herself singing Happy Days Are Here Again, the legendary star, 78, said ‘the last four years have left out nation deeply divided.’

Addressing Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, Streisand gushed: ‘You both have the empathy we need now more than ever and together we will emerge from these dark days into the light.

Addressing Biden and VP-Elect Kamala Harris, Streisand said: 'You both have the empathy we need now more than ever and together we will emerge from these dark days into the light.

Addressing Biden and VP-Elect Kamala Harris, Streisand said: ‘You both have the empathy we need now more than ever and together we will emerge from these dark days into the light.

The event included brief remarks by Biden, with his wife Jill...

... and Harris, with her husband Doug Emhoff

The event included brief remarks by Biden, with his wife Jill, and Harris, with her husband Doug Emhoff, in which they thanked their supporters

The hour-long show also featured James Taylor, Carole King, Will.i.am, Ben Harper and Fall Out Boy.

The event, which served as a fundraiser, was hosted by Debra Messing and Keegan-Michael Key and Debra Messing 

It also included brief remarks by Biden, with his wife Jill, and Harris, with her husband Doug Emhoff, in which they thanked their supporters.

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and security concerns surrounding the Inauguration, the traditional celebrations and events have been scaled back.

Biden is scheduled to take the oath of office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol at noon on Wednesday. 

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