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Billie Eilish, John Legend, The Chicks, Jennifer Hudson: Watch the DNC musical performances here





Billie Eilish performing for the digital Democratic Nationwide Conference.


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This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November.

It doesn’t matter what your political choice is, it is arduous to disagree that reside music is a deal with. 

In the course of the virtual Democratic National Convention this week, viewers acquired to listen to quite a lot of singers and bands from pop, rock and nation music, as Billie Eilish, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson and different massive names carried out.

Here is a roundup of the music to this point. Subsequent week, the Republican Nationwide Conference runs from Monday by Thursday and can carry its personal slate of performances. 

Billie Eilish performs My Future

“Vote vote vote vote vote vote vote,” Billie Eilish posted on her Instagram. 

Jennifer Hudson sings A Change Is Gonna Come

Honored to be aside of such a historic time, as soon as once more,” Jennifer Hudson wrote on her Instagram.

Billy Porter performs For What It is Value with Stephen Stills

“Final evening I had the pleasure of performing on the Democratic Nationwide Conference with the unimaginable Stephen Stills,” Billy Porter posted on his Instagram. “It is a highly effective tune which nonetheless resonates with us in the present day because it did when it was initially launched on Dec. 23, 1966.”

John Legend and Widespread carry out Glory

For his or her DNC efficiency, John Legend and Widespread carried out their award-winning tune “Glory,” the official tune of the 2014 movie Selma that tells the story of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights march in Alabama. 

The Chicks sing Star-Spangled Banner 

“Use your VOICE. Use your VOTE,” The Chicks posted on their Instagram. In June, the band members Natalie Maines, Emily Strayer and Martie Maguire changed their name from The Dixie Chicks to The Chicks so that they now not had a band identify that related to the Accomplice-era South.

Leon Bridges performs Sweeter

Leon Bridges wrote his tune “Sweeter” in regards to the injustices and racism within the lifetime of a Black man. He debuted his tune in mid-June to lift consciousness in regards to the murder of George Floyd

Prince Royale performs Stand by Me

What an honor to take my bachata to the DNC and symbolize my Latino neighborhood,” Prince Royale wrote on his Instagram. “This tune is so particular in some ways and to see it carry love and light-weight 10 years after recording it’s a stunning factor.”

Maggie Rogers performs Again in My Physique

Maine’s Democratic nominee for Senate Sara Gideon launched Maggie Rogers, who sang Again in My Physique. Throughout her efficiency, she paid tribute to important employees and medical professionals working in the course of the coronavirus epidemic. 

Earlier this week, Rogers thanked former US President Barack Obama for together with her tune Love You For A Lengthy Time on his 2020 Summer Playlist






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