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Obama's Inauguration Ball

Barack Obama said his wife Michelle made him "a better man and better President" at the Commander in Chief's Inauguration Ball. Thousands of people gathered in Washington to see Obama publicly sworn in as US president for his second term.

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Obamas dance at Inauguration Ball

President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have danced at the Commander in Chief's Inauguration Ball.

Barack and Michelle Obama dancing at the Inauguration ball. Credit: RTV

They danced as Jennifer Hudson, who appeared on American Idol, sang Al Green's Let's Stay Together.

Jennifer Hudson (right) sang an Al Green song. Credit: RTV

Before the dance, Obama had praised Michelle saying he was "lucky to have her" and that she "inspired" him every day.

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