Beyonce: Inauguration was Most Important Day of My Life

January 22, 2009 By:
Beyonce: Inauguration was Most Important Day of My Life

One of the many highlights of President Barack Obama's inauguration was listening to Beyonce sing "At Last" during Barack and Michelle's first dance.

Watching Beyonce sing her heart out to Etta James' hit song was not only heartwarming, but also very emotional.

Speaking of the historical event, Beyonce admits she had to hold back tears as it was "the most important day of my life, and I'm so grateful."

She tells Good Morning America, "I can't even describe to you how I felt. I'm actually right now fighting back tears because it's just so emotional. I'm just so proud of my country. This man was born for this. And he was born to lead us, and I just feel so inspired and so proud.

"I'm sorry, I'm so embarrassed. I'm just so lucky to be a part of this history. It's probably the most important day of my life, and I'm so grateful."

Beyonce, who supported Obama throughout his campaign, admits that she only recently became interested in politics.

She adds, "Honestly, of course, I've voted before, but I've never really watched the ceremonies. This is my first time being a part of it, and I'm here, and I'm singing ... I'm so overwhelmed, you know. I have chills. He makes me want to be smarter; he makes me want to be more involved."

We were overwhelmed with emotion just watching her sing to the President and the First Lady, so we can only imagine how she felt. Overall, Beyonce's performance was one of the best moments from the Neighborhood Ball. What did you think of it?