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Katy Perry and her ‘Firework’ close out inauguration TV special

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden looked on from the White House at a massive fireworks display as Katy Perry closed out a star-studded TV special to cap his Inauguration Day.

The 46th president and his wife could be seen gazing from a White House balcony at the immense show of lights on Wednesday evening while Perry sang her 2010 hit “Firework” during the “Celebrating America” prime-time concert. The TV special aired live across major networks, including CBS, ABC, CNN and MSNBC.

As Perry belted out the chorus of her song, fireworks lit up the sky behind the Washington Monument.

The president put his arm around his wife as the pair both sported face masks while they looked on at the extravagant-even-for-D.C. fireworks display.

Vice President Harris, who like Biden delivered remarks earlier in the televised program, stood beside husband Doug Emhoff at the Lincoln Memorial to watch the spectacle.

The fireworks offered a bright and blazing wrap-up to the TV event, held instead of the traditional inaugural balls due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A slew of A-listers, including Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, Tom Hanks, Kerry Washington, John Legend and Jon Bon Jovi, all appeared at Biden’s inaugural celebration.

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