Celebrities hit the red carpet for the 98th Annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, DC on Saturday, April 28, 2012.
First Lady Michelle Obama looked stunning in a strapless Naeem Khan printed dress and a bouncy feathered hairdo.
Kim Kardashian had a natural glow in a green, velvet Johanna Johnson gown with back-out details and crystal embellished waist and shoulders.
Gayle King, John Legend and his fiance Christine Tiegen who was draped in Balenciaga
Mary J. Blige, with her husband Kendu, wore a silky, black dress encrusted with crystals and YSL platform pumps.
Kerry Washington opted for a simple, peachy Calvin Klein v-neck gown.
Alicia Keys, with her husband Swizz Beatz, wore a Diane von Furstenberg dress and Valentino platform sandals.
Tamara Tunie, Viola Davis in a Amsale one shoulder design with her husband Julius Tennon
Holly Robinson Peete, AL Roker and Deborah Roberts
The event this year was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and is held annually to bring reporters together along with celebrities, and features a humor-based segment by both an emcee and the President himself.
Check out a few highlights of Obama's humorous speech below: