PHOTOS: President Obama and First Lady Host BET Concert at the White House

The Obamas welcomed some big names to D.C. on Friday night during BET's "Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience" concert in a tent on the South Lawn of the White House. The show featured performances by Usher, Jill Scott, Common, The Roots, Bell Biv DeVoe, Janelle Monae and more, plus appearances by Samuel L. Jackson, Jesse Williams and Angela Bassett.

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Usher arrives for BET's "Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience," held Friday night in a tent on the South Lawn of the White House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Democratic National Committee Interim Chairperson Donna Brazile attended the event. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama at BET's "Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience." (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Just days after hosting a state dinner for the Italian prime minister and his wife, the Obamas welcomed more major names to the White House for the BET event. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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President Barack Obama delivered remarks during the event. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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President Barack Obama delivered remarks during the event. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the BET's "Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience" in a tent on the South Lawn of the White House Oct. 21, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the BET's "Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience" in a tent on the South Lawn of the White House Oct. 21, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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President Barack Obama delivered remarks during the event. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Music artist Jill Scott performs during BET's "Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Music artist Jill Scott performs during BET's "Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Music artist Jill Scott performs during BET's "Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Music artist Jill Scott performs during BET's "Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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