Barack Obama and Michelle Obama Dance at Inauguration Ball to Jennifer Hudson “Let’s Stay Together”. President Obama introduced his “dance partner,” first lady Michelle Obama, as she emerged on stage at the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball in a long red dress, saying, “she inspires me every day.”

They danced to “Let’s Stay Together,” performed by Jennifer Hudson. Obama famously sang a line from the song at an Apollo Theater fundraiser a year ago.

First lady Michelle Obama wore wearing a custom ruby-colored chiffon and velvet gown by Jason Wu.

The was paired with a handmade diamond embellished ring by jewelry designer Kimberly McDonald, and shoes by Jimmy Choo. At the end of the inaugural festivities, the first lady’s outfit and accompanying accessories will go to the National Archives.

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