Melissa Etheridge, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monae make White House visit

women-of-soul-1The White House hosted their “Women of Soul” concert featuring Melissa Etheridge, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monae  as part of Women’s History month.

“Sometimes it makes your hips move,” Michelle Obama said. “Sometimes it makes you rock your head. Sometimes it helps you just kick back and relax and soak it in. But no matter what form it comes in, you know this music always comes straight from the heart.”

The three singers had plenty of stories and advice to share with the students, then got them whooping, hooting and swaying with a trio of songs in the intimate venue of the State Dining Room.

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Watch President Barack Obama speak on the event below.