The Fierce and Fabulous Female Musicians Who Have Performed For Hillary Clinton on the Campaign Trail
From Katy Perry to Carole King, the presidential candidate has enlisted some of the best female powerhouses to perform on the campaign trail
When it comes to celebrity endorsements, Hillary Clinton is not one to play it small.
The Democratic Presidential Nominee is in with some of the biggest names in Hollywood and some of the world’s most well-known and respected musicians – many of whom have performed for her on the campaign trail.
We rounded up some of the biggest female powerhouses who are #WithHer. Watch their epic performances from throughout the campaign.
Mother Monster performed Thursday night at an invite-only event for delegates of the Democratic National Convention in Camden, New Jersey. She took on classic hits from the Beatles to Neil Young, and threw in a few of her own tunes as well.
Perry has been one of Clinton’s biggest celebrity supporters from the start. The 31-year-old singer previously performed for the Clinton campaign back in 2015 at one of her rallies in Iowa. However, she really hit it out of the park Thursday night on the last day of the Democratic National Convention with her new Olympic-inspired song "Rise" and her 2013 hit “Roar.”
In addition to Perry, legendary singer-songwriter Carole King performed on the DNC stage Thursday night singing her classic hit “You’ve Got A Friend.”
“It [gave me] goosebumps, not only because of the historic nature of this nomination … But for the way the Democratic party, my party, conducted itself yesterday. It was so beautiful, it was such an amazing coming together,” King shared on CBS This Morning. King added that she has known Clinton since 1992, and even went door-to-door to advocate for her and try and win over voters this campaign season.
Another avid Clinton supporter, Lovato spoke at the DNC Thursday night on the subject of mental illness before performing her hit single, “Confident.” She encouraged politicians to support laws that will provide access to better healthcare for those struggling with psychological problems. “This isn’t about politics, it’s simply the right thing to do,” she said in her speech.
Keys performed at the DNC Wednesday night, singing her hits “Superwoman” and “Girl on Fire” prior to a surprise appearance from Hillary Clinton via live feed.
Another Hillary supporter, Aguilera showed her love for Clinton last month when she performed at the fundraiser concert “She’s With Us” at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.
Blige is another iconic singer who performed for the Clinton campaign. In March she performed at a Hillary Clinton for America fundraiser held at the Avalon Night Club in Hollywood. During the event she debuted her new single, “Strength of a Woman.”
What has now become the Hillary Clinton campaign theme song, Platten’s single “Fight Song” was performed acappella under the direction of Elizabeth Banks and included some familiar faces – Mandy Moore, America Ferrera, Eva Longoria, Jane Fonda, the cast of Pitch Perfect, and Platten herself.