And let's get to the balls now. The first moments when the first lady stepped out in that red gown, dancing to jennifer hudson, singing one of the president's favorites. Cecilia vega was there for the... See More
And let's get to the balls now. The first moments when the first lady stepped out in that red gown, dancing to jennifer hudson, singing one of the president's favorites. Cecilia vega was there for the whole show. Reporter: On stage, the president mouthed the words. ♪ I'm so many love with you ♪ Reporter: To a song he knows oh, so, well. He had the inaugural ball serenaded by jennifer hudson. And the first lady, stunning in a ruby red gown. And like four years ago, the obamas turned to a who's who of popular performers. This is the hottest ticket in all of washington. We've got one. Let's check out this party. From alicia keys, who put a presidential twist on her hit song. ♪ Obama's on fire ♪ Reporter: To other a-listers, like brad paisley and stevie ♪ Very superstitious ♪ Reporter: What's your review of the first lady's dress? Amazing. Beautiful. Reporter: This year, instead of ten balls, just two. In one room, more than 30,000 people dancing the night away, from sea to shining sea, of sequins. In another, the party went on military style, at the commander in chief ball. You all dressed up pretty nice. Reporter: The glitz and glam, overnight capped off a full day of pomp and pageantry, with kelly clarkson pelting out patriotism on the capitol steps. Later tweeting out this picture from backstage. Meeting the woman who would cap the inauguration with this. ♪ Of the brave ♪ the brave ♪ Reporter: Pretty powerful moment. And it wasn't just her singing that made headlines. Did you see those earrings? They were 80-carat emeralds. Tonight, the celebration continues with lady gaga. Reportedly making an appearance for the campaign staffers at the white house. Not going to lie. Feeling a little bit of pain this morning. The private party at the white house went way past midnight last night, as well. A lot of people sharing it. Thank you, cecilia.
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