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President Obama to host Motown concert at White House

Smokey Robinson performs with Australian vocal group Human Nature on May 11, 2010, in Las Vegas. Getty

President Barack Obama is celebrating rhythm and blues with a Motown White House concert Thursday night.

Smokey Robinson is set to headline PBS' "The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House," with guests, including singers Sheryl Crow and John Legend, who will perform Motown hits.

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden will also attend the event.

Other performers for the night include Natasha Bedingfield, Jamie Foxx, Gloriana, Nick Jonas, Ledisi, Amber Riley, Mark Salling, Seal and Jordin Sparks.

The concert will also be broadcast via the American Forces Network to American servicemen and women and civilians at U.S. Department of Defense locations around the world. The event will broadcast on PBS March 1.

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