Aretha Franklin's 'Natural Woman' performance brings President Obama to tears

Aretha Franklin Performed "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" in a Tribute to Carole King
Aretha Franklin Performed "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" in a Tribute to Carole King



Many were honored at this year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony held on December 6, but it was Aretha Franklin who truly stole the show.

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In a tribute to Carole King, the legendary singer took to the stage to sing her hit "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," which was co-written by King. Sitting down at the piano and wearing a floor-length fur coat, Franklin immediately had the audience -- including Barack and Michelle Obama -- in tears. Others in the audience included Gina Rodriguez, Rosie Perez and Viola Davis.

The already-spectacular performance reached new heights, though, when Franklin stood up and slipped out of her fur coat as she hit the song's key high-note.

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You know something special is happening when a star-studded audience is on its feet raucously cheering before the song is even over.

Watch the incredible performance below:



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