Here’s the latest list of who has confirmed (a very short list) and who have declined.
Jackie Evancho finished second on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010 which made her an overnight phenomenon.
She will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” to close out the inauguration ceremony.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, which has performed at previous presidential inaugurations, confirmed its appearance in December.
The Rockettes, a dance company, are one of the most recognizable holiday institutions in New York, will also perform.
One of Trump’s transition team bragged that the British singer, Elton John would make an appearance, but a publicist for Mr. John issued a no.
Andrea Bocelli, an Italian tenor has also been quick to distance himself from the inauguration events.
The Welsh singer, Charlotte Cotton was invited but declined. Earlier on Twitter, Ms. Church has called Mr. Trump a “tyrant.”
— New Statesman (@NewStatesman) December 17, 2016
Feel sick……America please put a woman in the Oval Office not an illiterate pigdog nightmare….Please…
— Charlotte Church (@charlottechurch) November 8, 2016
The British singer, Rebecca Ferguson was also invited but declined. For a few days, Ms. Ferguson said that she would entertain the invitation if she could sing “Strange Fruit,” but now has declined.
Moby would D.J. at an inaugural ball if as payment Trump released his tax returns. He added that if he did accept his offer to perform, he would play “Public Enemy and Stockhausen remixes.”
Ice T, the rapper and current star of “Law & Order: SVU” wrote on Twitter that he was asked to perform: “I didn’t pick up and blocked the number.”
This comedian wrote on Twitter that he turned down an invitation.
— George Lopez (@georgelopez) January 2, 2017
Simon Renshaw, the manager of the Dixie Chicks has stated that “no one is prepared to normalize what is going on in the country right now.”
Washington-area marching bands have been a part of the last five inaugural parades, but none have applied for consideration this year.