John Legend channels Motown at White House

First lady Michelle Obama holds a music discussion for students, highlighting Motown artists, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. From left are: singer John Legend; singer Smokey Robinson; Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr.; Grammy Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli, and Mrs. Obama. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

February 24, 2011 5:05:38 PM PST
Singers John Legend and Nick Jonas channeled their inner Motown before cheering teenagers at the White House on Thursday as Barack and Michelle Obama celebrated the sounds that were a powerful part of the soundtrack of their youth.