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Videos: Jordin Sparks and Matthew Morrison Perform at 'A Capitol Fourth'

July 5, 2011 (8:21 am) GMT
The winner of 'American Idol' season 6 kicks off the PBS' annual 4th of July special event by singing the National Anthem, and the 'Glee' actor makes a duet with Kelli O'Hara.

Beside "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" which featured and , there was also another concert held to celebrate the Independence Day of the United States. Taking place at the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the gig saw performances by .

Introduced by host , the 2007 winner of "" opened the concert with a stunning rendition of "Star-Spangled Banner". The 21-year-old singer, wearing a little black dress, performed the National Anthem with the music provided by the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of pops conductor Jack Everly.

Later in the evening, Jordin returned to the stage at the PBS' special concert dubbed "A Capitol Fourth" to perform "Beauty and the Beast". While she's performing the theme song of the Disney classic animated movie, "" pros Mark Ballas and Chelsie Hightower were doing the rumba.

The other musical guest that night was . The "" star opened his set with "Still Got Tonight" before proceeding to duet with Kelli O'Hara in "Tonight". and Little Richard were also among those catering the Americans to mark the nation's 235th birthday.

Jordin Sparks singing "Star-Spangled Banner":



Jordin Sparks singing "Beauty and the Beast":



Matthew Morrison singing "Still Got Tonight" and "Tonight":



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