Usher and Stevie Wonder performed as part of a star-studded 55th birthday celebration for President Barack Obama held at the White House Friday evening, an attendee told CNN.
Other celebrities in attendance included actress Alfre Woodard, movie executive Harvey Weinstein and former basketball star Grant Hill, who was pictured with National Security Adviser Susan Rice.
Social media captured Ellen DeGeneres, Sarah Jessica Parker and her husband Matthew Broderick, “Star Wars” producer George Lucas as well as former senior White House adviser and CNN contributor David Axelrod arriving at the White House.
Former basketball star Magic Johnson and his wife posted pictures of them getting ready to head to the event. Several media personalities also attended.
The White House refused to disclose much information about the party. On Friday, a White House official said First Lady Michelle Obama was hosting the celebration at the White House.
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