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Women of Soul

The White House played host to a "Women of Soul" event Thursday, March 6, 2014, where Patti LaBelle, Melissa Etheridge, Aretha Franklin, Jill Scott, Ariana Grande, Janelle MonŠe and Tessanne Chin all performed.

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Patti LaBelle performs "Over the Rainbow" during the "In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul" event. The concert was held in the East Room of the White House on Thursday, March 6, 2014.

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President Barack Obama greets Patti LaBelle after her performance of "Over the Rainbow."

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Patti LaBelle entertains the crowd at the Women of Soul event at the White House.

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Melissa Etheridge arrives at the event. Seated on the left wearing red is Tessanne Chin, winner of last season's The Voice, and White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett.

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Tessanne Chin, a previous winner of NBC's The Voice, a singing competition, is seated with her husband Michael Cuffe.

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Ariana Grande arrives at the White House for the Women of Soul event. Grande, a singer and actress, is best known for her roles on Nickelodeon's "Victorious" and "Sam & Cat."

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President Barack Obama speaks at the Women of Soul event.

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Attorney General Eric Holder, and his wife Sharon Malone, watch the "In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul" event.

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