Jennifer Hudson & Alicia Keys Belt Out Tunes During President Obama's Inaugural Ball

Posted Monday January 21, 2013 10:43 PM GMT

Bringing together a multitude of acts from different musical genres, President Barack Obama's Second Inaugural Ball was held at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on Monday (January 21).

Michelle Obama arrived with the guest of honor, donning a gorgeous red Jason Wu gown while taking in the sounds of the night's all-star performers.

Among the celebrity lineup were Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson, while Brad Paisley, Far East Movement, fun., John Legend, Katy Perry, Mana, Smokey Robinson, Soundgarden, Stevie Wonder, and Usher also joined in on the exciting night.

Coinciding with Martin Luther King Day, Miss Keys shared her enthusiasm, tweeting, "What a powerful day!! May we all take these powerful strides and continue moving forward!! Blessings!!"

Check out the night's festivities in the players below!

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