Sunday, February 20, 2011

The White House announced that The President and Mrs. Obama will host a concert "celebrating Motown's legacy

Performances by Smokey Robinson, John Legend, Sheryl Crow, Nick Jonas, Seal and Jamie Foxx, who will also serve as the evening's host. "The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House," will take place next Thursday, Feb. 24 and will be broadcast on PBS at on Tuesday, March 1 at 8 p.m.

Other performers include Natasha Bedingfield, Gloriana, Ledisi, Amber Riley, Mark Salling and Jordin Sparks. A number of Motown legends are also scheduled to be in attendance.