(Photos) Ray Charles Tribute at the White House Airs TONIGHT on TvOne! Usher, Jussie Smollett and More!

Be sure to catch the conclusion of  TV One  Black History Month,presenting along with PBS the star-studded music special Ray Charles Tribute: In Performance at the White House tonight!!

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The 90-minute concert salutes the legacy of the legendary singer and outstanding songwriter, composer and musician Ray Charles. Marking the final In Performance at the White House special to be filmed during the current administration, the celebration, hosted by President and Mrs. Obama, pays homage to Charles’ pioneering technique – combining big band arrangements with a fusion of gospel, blues, country and jazz genres – that earned him the title “High Priest of Soul.”

Take a look at some of the highlights!

•Jussie Smollett performed a riveting rendition of "I Got A Woman"
•Jussie Smollett performed a riveting rendition of “I Got A Woman”

 

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Usher graced the stage twice for “Georgia On My Mind” and “What I’d Say”

 

Demi Lovato delivered a sultry version of"You Don't Know Me"
Demi Lovato delivered a sultry version of”You Don’t Know Me”

 

Anthony Hamilton joined by Shelea Frazier turned up the heat in the East Room with "Night Time Is The Right Time"
Anthony Hamilton joined by Shelea Frazier turned up the heat in the East Room with “Night Time Is The Right Time”

 

In a show-stopping collaboration, Yolanda Adams, Andra Day, Demi Lovato and Brittany Howard performed the inspirational tune "Heaven Help Us All"
In a show-stopping collaboration, Yolanda Adams, Andra Day, Demi Lovato and Brittany Howard performed the inspirational tune “Heaven Help Us All”

TV One will also air encores on Friday, Feb. 26 at 10:30 p.m. ET and Sunday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. ET.

Photos Courtesy of TV One/The FrontPage Firm

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