Beyoncé, Stevie, Janelle and More Attend Michelle Obama's 50th Birthday Celebration

News & Views | Camille Travis | 01/20/2014 | 09:00 AM EST

The FLOTUS dances the night away with a slew of famous friends

It was a who’s who at the White House this past weekend as Michelle Obama celebrated her 50th birthday with President Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha and a host of famous faces.

While the event was closed to the press and an official guest list hasn't been released to the public, two attendees disclosed the details to the Chicago Tribune on Sunday. Family friends, elected officials, Hollywood hotshots, athletes, business executives and others were reportedly present at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

High profile guests included Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, Stevie Wonder, John Legend (who sang “Happy Birthday” to the First Lady) Janelle Monae, Sir Paul McCartney, Magic Johnson, Al Roker, Kal Penn, Ashley Judd and more. Political figures included Joe Biden, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Valerie Jarrett, Eric Holder, Nancy Pelosi, Susan Rice and others.

Hudson tweeted, “We had such a good time with the 1st family in dc tonight ! No on to the next stop !"


Beyoncé reportedly sang a pair of hits (“Single Ladies” and “Irreplaceable”), while Wonder delivered an impromptu performance of “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” and “Do I Do.”

Sources said “most people were in there dancing all night long” to the sounds of R&B and contemporary club music, as they snacked on mini-sliders and sipped on hard liquor, champagne, beer and wine.

Good times, indeed.

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