Last night, President Barack Obama hosted the Smithsonian's celebration of Ray Charles held at the White House. Brittany Howard and her Grammy Award-winning band, Alabama Shakes, were amongst the crew of performers at the event, honoring Ray Charles in, quite literally, an honorable way. Alongside Yolanda Adams, Demi Lovato and Andra Day, Brittany Howard sang to "Heaven Helped Us All," additionally making a performance for the closing act of "What'd I Say."
Check out the performance below, specifically at times 2:16:30 and 2:29:00. The program begins at The program starts below at 1:27:00.