President & Mrs. Obama Get Down with Motown

Courtesy: Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy

President and Mrs. Obama host an all-star tribute to the legendary Motown Sound in celebration of Black History Month. The evening includes program host Jamie Foxx and performances by Foxx, Natasha Bedingfield, Sheryl Crow, the group Gloriana, Nick Jonas, Ledisi, John Legend, Amber Riley, Smokey Robinson, Mark Salling, Seal and Jordin Sparks.

Following is the song list performed in the East Room of the White House:

Jamie Foxx, Nick Jonas, John Legend and Seal: “Get Ready”/”The Way You Do the Things You Do”/ “Can’t get Next to You”/ “Ain’t too Proud to Beg” Medley (The Temptations)

Sheryl Crow: “I Want You Back” (Jackson 5)

Nick Jonas: “Can’t Help Myself” (The Four Tops)

Ledisi: “My Guy” (Mary Wells)

John Legend:  “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” (Marvin Gaye)

Jordin Sparks, Natasha Bedingfield and Ledisi: “Stop! In the Name of Love” (The Supremes)

Seal:  “My Girl” (The Temptations)

Natasha Bedingfield: “Tracks of My Tears” (Smokey Robinson)

Amber Riley: “Living for the City” (Stevie Wonder)

Gloriana: “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” (Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, The Supremes)

Mark Salling: “Just My Imagination” (The Temptations)

Jordin Sparks: “You Can’t Hurry Love” (The Supremes)

Smokey Robinson and Sheryl Crow: “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” (Smokey Robinson and The Miracles)

Stevie Wonder: “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” (Stevie Wonder)

All-Cast Finale:  “Dancing in the Streets” (Martha & the Vandellas)

The 60-minute television special, part of the Emmy Award-nominated PBS “In Performance at the White House” series, will premiere Tuesday, March 1 at 8 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.  (Check local listings.

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