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Inaugural Ball Watch: American Music Inaugural Ball

What: American Music Inaugural Ball
Who: Dionne Warwick will host
When: Jan. 20; there will be two balls--the Legends Ball from 8:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. and the Urban Ball from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Where: Wardman Park Marriott, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, D.C.
Tickets: Legends Ball $450; Urban Ball $350; both $650. See Web site for more information.
Why You Want to Attend: Star-studded cast: Co-hosted by gospel star Yolanda Adams the "Legends Ball" will feature performances by Rodney Atkins, George Clinton, Chaka Khan, Marvin Sapp, The Temptations (Dennis Edwards), Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Kirk Franklin, the H.B. Barnum Orchestra, The Caravans and Smokie Norful.

The "Urban Ball", co-hosted by Big Boi of Outkast, will feature performances by T-Pain, David Banner, Athena Cage, Cedric The Entertainer, The Cheetah Girls, Fantasia, Lil Jon, Monica, Bella Steez and Bobby Valentino.

Presenters include Isaiah Washington, former NBA stars Jalen Rose, Kenny "The Jet" Smith and Reggie Miller, Tracey and Alonzo Mourning and current Washington Redskins defensive end Jason Taylor who recently appeared on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

By David A Nakamura  |  December 4, 2008; 5:00 AM ET  | Category:  The Balls
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Comments



obama knows that we need bailing out of alot of things why is he spending all this money on a party?if he want to celebrate then take your family and yall can go out to eat and the movies or something.There is no need to be putting out all that money when businesses are going under.

Posted by: braidsbynene | December 10, 2008 3:19 PM | Report abuse

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