“I knew deep down you would be our next President.” | Sunday Observer
Joe Biden wins the 2020 election: celebrities react

“I knew deep down you would be our next President.”

15 November, 2020

The 2020 presidential election finally has a winner: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will become the next President and Vice President of the United States.

After days of tabulation and waiting on results in battleground states, multiple outlets reported on Saturday, November 7 that Biden surpassed the necessary 270 electoral votes needed to clinch a projected win. Celebrations ultimately ensued on social media and in the streets, and plenty of stars weighed in on the historic moment, particularly those who were continuously active during the election cycle, using their platforms to remind fans of the importance of voting.

Ahead, check out what some of the biggest celebs had to say about Biden's win and this pivotal moment that brings us to the next chapter.


Storm Reid

In a celebratory IG post, Storm posed in front of her television screen after Biden and Harris delivered their victory speech on Saturday night.





Yara Shahidi

Yara described feeling grateful to wake up in a Biden/Harris world, adding: “Chills thinking about the trauma so many of us endured the past four year and the POTENTIAL of the next four years.”





Miley Cyrus

When Miley heard that folks were dancing in the streets to her hit song “Party in the USA” she reacted with a slew of celebratory emojis to share in the jubilation.




Joey King

Sharing a black-and-white photo of Biden and Harris, Joey wrote: “We can finally exhale and celebrate this triumph!!!! Pop the champagne, clap your hands, hoot and holler til the cows come home! Look what happens when we take control of our futures and vote.”




Cardi B

Throwing it back to her August 2020 interview with Joe Biden, Cardi reflected upon some of the negative responses at the time from conservative pundits and the media. “Republicans like Candace, Shapiro, Fox news made fun of me, talkso much rubbish about me and my song ‘WAP,’” she wrote. “They said Biden use me as a pawn then weeks later we seen a list of rappers and artists that Trump was trying to reach out to and to pay for support, a list that included my name. I never got payed a dollar from Biden, I just wanted to get to know him and open my fans up to the importance of voting.” Cardi went on to acknowledge the importance of using her platform to encourage democracy, explaining: “YOUR POWER IS YOUR VOICE! Congrats Biden! Your family here, and in Heaven are very proud of you! Also congratulations to Kamala. you made history!”


Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Priyanka snapped a photo of her TV displaying the news of Biden and Harris’s victory. “America spoke in record breaking numbers and the verdict is in,” she wrote alongside the picture. “EVERY VOTE counts. I applaud everyone who voted in what was such a powerful display of how a democracy should function.”




Camila Mendes

“AND THAT’S ON CIVIC ENGAGEMENT,” the Riverdale star tweeted with a hand clapping emoji. “Congrats everybody!!!nThis is the First day in a long time that we’ve received some good news in America.”






Sharing a photo of Biden and Harris, Rihanna described them as “the faces of history makers, boundary breakers, and WINNERS!!”