Beyonce, Adele Not Set To Sing At Mrs. Obama's Birthday, Says White House

Adele and Beyonce spotted at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 Adele and Beyonce spotted at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013

Contrary to reports claiming superstars Adele and Beyonce have been scheduled to perform at a birthday bash for Michelle Obama, the two will not be making musical appearances.

“This is 100 percent false,” a White House official told NBC News, adding, “It was fabricated by a British tabloid.”

The buzz started on Saturday, when the UK’s Daily Mail reported that the two artists had been booked to perform at Mrs. Obama’s big day.

“America’s first lady will be holding a huge celebrity-packed party for her birthday at the White House next year and, as she adores Adele and Beyonce, she has asked them both to sing,” a source reportedly told the paper. “Adele has graciously accepted and waived her usual fee for the high-profile private performance. She will sing a selection of her most-loved hits for the first lady and her friends.”

The First Lady will turn 50 on January 17, 2014.

-- Erin O’Sullivan

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