While Lady Gaga and John Legend campaigned for the Biden-Harris tickets in Pennsylvania, rapper Lil Pump joined President Trump in Michigan.
After months of presidential races that have seen massive participation from Hollywood – everyone from Beyoncé to Ice Cube to Taylor Swift – entertainers are making their final efforts to encourage voting in election year 2020.
Both the major contenders, the Republican nominee, President Donald Trump and the Democratic nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, spent the final day ahead of Tuesday’s elections to try last to attract voters in key states: Trump in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Michigan and Wisconsin and Biden in Pennsylvania.
Each politician added some star power by enlisting the help of celebrities who voiced their support for their respective campaigns. Other stars showed their support from home, shared PSAs that encouraged Americans to listen to their voices and gave tips to those who voted in person.
Glenn Stumps Biden with her mask, pilot and cute dog
On Instagram on Tuesday, the Oscar-nominated actress showed off her Democratic tendencies by wearing a Biden mask – complete with pilot goggles and a “Unify on the split” sweatshirt Biden / Harris – and poses with her dog Pip. “Joe is feeling GOOD! So is Pip! GOING TO WORK AND KAMALA !!!!” Close wrote in her post.
Close counted the days until the social media election and also posted Halloween pictures of her on Sunday in an orange Trump wig, sucking on a 2-liter Diet Coke bottle and using the trash of McDonald’s as props.
John Legend says the rappers supporting Trump are ‘at Sunken Place’
Singer Legend, joined at various points by wife Chrissy Teigen and rapper Common, took to the stage on Monday night at a Biden-Harris rally led by Sen. Kamala Harris.
Singer and coach “The Voice” performed “Wake Up Everybody”, “Slow Cooker” and “Glory” with Common and criticized Trump’s plan for black Americans as “fool’s gold” . At one point, he seemed to acknowledge rappers Ice Cube and Lil Wayne, both of whom have recently expressed support for President Donald Trump.
“Some of your past favorite rappers have been drawn to these lies. I think they’ve even formed a new supergroup, it’s called Sunken Place,” says Legend, referring to a point. story from the 2017 horror film “Get Out” by Jordan Peele.
Lady Gaga remixed ‘You and I’ for Biden
Elsewhere in Pennsylvania, singer Lady Gaga performed at a driving rally for Biden at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, where she encouraged non-voters to plan Election Day and said she was was engaged to “a man from Lancaster, Pennsylvania,” referring to her ex-fiancé, actor Taylor Kinney.
Gaga sang “Shallow” from “A Star is Born” and at one point changed the lyrics of her 2011 “You and I” to refer to the Democratic candidate.
“Something about my wonderful Pennsylvania guy,” Gaga sang. “There’s something about Joe, you and me.”
Leslie Odom Jr., former ‘Hamilton’ student reminds voters that they may have to ‘Wait’
Leslie Odom Jr conveyed his former “Hamilton” character, Aaron Burr, to a mellow PSA election to remind voters that the election results may not be as immediate as they were years ago, but that does not cause panic.
“Every American who voted deserves to hear their voices,” he said in a video on Twitter where he sang “Wait For It” from the hit musical.
“In this historic election, millions of you have sent letters or voted, and we all deserve to be counted. It may take time, but your vote is well worth the wait. And I am ready to wait. “
Lil Pump thanked Trump at the final rally
Introduced by Trump as “Little Pimp,” rapper Lil Pump spoke at the president’s last campaign rally on Monday night in Grand Rapids, Michigan after endorsing him last week.
Trump then corrected: “Here he is. How’s it going? Do you want to come and say something? Little Pump. Do you guys know who he is? Do you know him as big?” How is it? ”
Rapper SoundCloud, best known for his 2017 hit “Gucci Gang”, held up the microphone for about a minute to tell Trump that he appreciated “everything you did for our country: You brought in the army.” country and you are doing the right thing “and encouraged attendees not to vote for Biden.
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Bradley Cooper encouraged Pa. Hometown vote
Gaga’s “A Star is Born” co-star has appeared in PSA for Now. This underlines the importance of Pennsylvania voters sending their ballots early and in person on Election Day to ensure they are counted.
Cooper, a resident of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, said: “It is very likely that the ballot, if it arrives after 8:00 pm, will not be counted on Tuesday. “This election has too many motivating things. Human courtesy is influencing this election.”
Tracy Chapman rarely appears on TV to encourage votes
Renowned private singer Chapman appeared on television for the first time in five years on Monday night on “Late Night with Seth Meyers”, performing the song “Talkin ” Bout a Revolution.”
“Vote”, she finished the song, exiting the camera frame as the word “VOTE” appeared behind her standing.
Ted Nugent performs the national anthem for Trump
Rocker Nugent, who has long been a key celebrity at Trump events, performed the national anthem ahead of Tuesday’s final rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
“Well done, thank you so much for everything,” Trump then told Nugent. “We appreciate that. I love your sound. I love your music.”
Khloe Kardashian joins the ‘Ellen’ phone bank
In Tuesday’s appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, reality TV star Kardashian helped get out of the vote by joining his favorite 10-year-old presidential expert Macey Hensley in a call of encouragement. Americans go to vote if they have not.
“You are the change and the voice we need,” she told a voter from Houston.
Cardi B woke up early to directly vote
Rapper Cardi B reminded her Instagram followers on Monday that Tuesday is their last chance to show their voices.
“If you knew me, you’d know I hate waking up early, but I’ll wake up very early so I don’t get caught in the lines,” she said, but encourages those in long lines to be patient, charge their phones. and bring their snacks. “
She added: “One of your small votes … can make a difference. You don’t have to be famous … you just have to be friends with one of your votes.”
James Woods advises followers to ‘leave your MAGA hat at home’
Actor Woods, who has voiced his support for Trump, advised his Twitter followers not to wear “any political memorabilia to tomorrow’s votes” – to wear costumes that show off support for a banned candidate at polling stations in many states.
“Leave your MAGA hat at home,” he tweeted.
Jessica Alba meets voters in Arizona
The “Fantastic Four” actress and The Honesty Company founder met with Biden supporters at Phoenix voting venues, sometimes attended by the Mayor of Phoenix, Kate Gallego and Congressman Ruben Gallego.
For those unable to meet her in person, she also encouraged Arizona voters on her Instagram account, which has nearly 19 million followers.
“Out here in Arizona!” Alba said in a video posted to her Instagram Story while friends held a Biden / Harris sign behind her in a car. “Get your vote!”
“I’m Latin, I’m an entrepreneur and I just want you to know that this world can be different; it could be better,” she added in a video for nonprofit Chicanos por la Causa. “Equality, opportunity, dignity – we deserve it. Our people deserve it.”
“Get your ass out of there; go vote,” she said.
Katy Perry wins for the weirdest electoral outfit
In an overall move by Katy Perry, the pop singer disguised herself as a giant “I Vote” sticker while standing on the side of the road, encouraging drivers to whistle “#honkifyoualreadyvoted”. She shared a video of her Instagram experience along with a piece of her song “Not The End of The World”.
“It’s not the end of the world / No, not the end of the world / Throw yourself in beautiful clothes, fear in the fire / Don’t lose hope,” she sang.
Contribution: KiMi Robinson, Arizona Republic
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