Common, Usher & Janelle Monae Pay Tribute to the Obamas at BET's 'Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration'

Common performs at the White House
Courtesy of BET

Common performs during BET Presents: Love & Happiness, an Obama Celebration at the White House.

The hip-hop community will always be indebted to President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama after bringing hope to America as the first black family to occupy the White House.

To thank the powerful couple as Obama's eight-year teunure nears its end, some of Hollywood and music's finest -- like Common, Usher and Janelle Monae -- performed at BET's Love and Happiness: An Obama Celebration, which aired on Tuesday (Nov. 15). 

Viewers also were elated to see some of actors Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett and Bradley Cooper speaking fondly of the esteemed couple and thank them for an incredible run. 

Take a look at couple highlights from BET's Love and Happiness: An Obama Celebration below.

Common Performs "The Light" and "Glory"

Usher Performs a String of Classics for the Obamas


The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to

To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.