Paul and Barack Obama at the Gershwin Award Concert

The Gershwin Award Concert

The White House

2 June 2010

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 United States

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Paul recieves the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from President Obama. Paul is the third ever winner of the Gershwin prize, the most prestigious American award for popular music. After collecting the award Paul performed at a star-studded concert inside the White House, playing songs such as 'Eleanor Rigby', 'Let it Be' and in tribute to the US First Lady, 'Michelle'. Stevie Wonder joined him on stage to perform a duet of 'Ebony and Ivory' before Paul ended the concert with a show stopping performance of 'Hey Jude'. Also performing were Faith Hill, Emmylou Harris, Jack White, Dave Grohl, Lang Lang, Jonas Brothers, Herbie Hancock, Corinne Bailey Rae and Elvis Costello.