Barack Obama and Michelle Obama throw a party, dance a lot

See the best moments from the White House's BET event

By Verinia Khoo | Published: 17 Nov 2016

The Obama party
From left: Michelle Obama, Terrence J, Jasmine Sanders and Barack Obama (Photo: iamterrencej/Instagram)

Barack Obama has got to be one of the coolest American presidents of all time and all the videos and gifs of him partying with Michelle Obama at BET's Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience event is proof of it. 

The star-studded event was hosted by Terrence J. and Regina Hall with actors Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett and Jesse Williams on hand to give heartwarming tributes to the US president, whose term ends in January 2017. Since it was the Obamas' final musical evening as President and First Lady, they threw a big bash, with performances by Usher, Common, Michelle Williams, Janelle Monáe, Leslie Odom Jr. and more. Scroll on to see the highlights from the night's events.

When POTUS and FLOTUS walked to their seats in the cutest way

When Barack said that there will be no twerking in the White House

When Yolanda Adams, Michelle Williams and Kierra Sheard performed a gospel number that got Barack on his feet, clapping

When Usher got everyone to chant "I'm black and I'm proud"

When Usher got Michelle to sing along

When Leslie Odom Jr performed Barack Obama: The Musical and made the Obamas laugh

When Angela Bassett gave a touching speech about Michelle

When Samuel L. Jackson gave a speech in Barack's honour

When Common and Yolanda performed

When Jill Scott performed

When Obama thanked everyone for coming to his the BET party

And when POTUS closed the night with a little dance.

Human, but perfect

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