Michelle Obama is celebrating her 50th birthday Jan. 17 with a dance party Saturday night at the White House. The Root offers up a playlist.
‘I’m Every Woman,’ Whitney Houston
Because the first lady truly does represent every woman.
‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered,’ Stevie Wonder
It was no accident that the Obama team selected the song for the president’s first victory speech. It’s a musical favorite of the Obamas that has a qualitative message.
‘Let’s Stay Together,’ Al Green