Smokey Robinson, Sheryl Crow, Jamie Foxx, 'Glee' cast members to perform at White House Motown tribute for Black History Month

As reported often, President Obama loves of a variety of music. This being Black History Month, though, the White House will host a musical tribute to Motown Records on Feb. 24, USA Today reports.  Motown icon and lead singer of the Miracles, Smokey Robinson will headline the event, scheduled to air nationally March 1 on PBS.

Sheryl Crow, Jamie Foxx, Natasha Bedingfield, John Legend, Nick Jonas, Seal, Gloriana and Jordin Sparks are also scheduled to perform, as are Glee‘s Amber Riley and Mark Salling. Will you be tuning in? Let us know.

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  • Gary

    …Funk Brothers anyone?

  • camimonae

    A tribute to motown and black history month with only 1 Motown artist in attendance (so far) I’m sure there are others out there that would be more fitting than Shryl Crow, Natasha and Glee kids; whom don’t even have a motown sound to their music!

  • sara

    If our president doesnt invite the funk brothers to represent the music that they created, I will lose al respect for him! Nick Jonas???? Wtf?

  • LveTruth4ever

    This is a statement to those who celebrate black history month.Wake up people. The President did’nt seem to festive either. Watch the powers behind him, they force his hands!!!

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