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In pictures: Obama's inauguration party

January 22, 2013

Alicia Keys performs at the ball before the president's arrival. Justin Sullivan / EPA
Alicia Keys performs at the ball before the president's arrival. Justin Sullivan / EPA
US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance together during the Inaugural Ball. Chip Somodevilla / EPA
US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance together during the Inaugural Ball. Chip Somodevilla / EPA
The president and the first lady look on as US singer Jennifer Hudson performs at the ball. Pete Marovich / EPA
The president and the first lady look on as US singer Jennifer Hudson performs at the ball. Pete Marovich / EPA
Vice president Joe Biden and his wife Dr Jill Biden thank the actor and musician Jamie Foxx after his performance during the ball. Chip Somodevilla / EPA
Vice president Joe Biden and his wife Dr Jill Biden thank the actor and musician Jamie Foxx after his performance during the ball. Chip Somodevilla / EPA
US President Barack Obama, with his wife Michelle Obama, the vice president Joe Biden and his wife Dr Jill Biden and US Army Major General Michael J Linnington in the centre during the Presidential review of the troops on the east side of the United State???
US President Barack Obama, with his wife Michelle Obama, the vice president Joe Biden and his wife Dr Jill Biden and US Army Major General Michael J Linnington in the centre during the Presidential review of the troops on the east side of the United State???
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama , the vice president Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden along with Maj Gen Michael S Linnington, centre,, participate in the review of the troops following the presidential inaugural swearing-in ceremony in???
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama , the vice president Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden along with Maj Gen Michael S Linnington, centre,, participate in the review of the troops following the presidential inaugural swearing-in ceremony in???
Military personnel gather for the presidential review of the troops at the East Front following President Barack Obama's inaugural swearing-in ceremony in Washington DC. AFP PHOTO
Military personnel gather for the presidential review of the troops at the East Front following President Barack Obama's inaugural swearing-in ceremony in Washington DC. AFP PHOTO
Singer Marc Anthony performs. Joe Raedle / Getty Images / AFP
Singer Marc Anthony performs.   Joe Raedle / Getty Images / AFP
US singer Beyonce performs the National Anthem to conclude the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremony. Stan Honda / AFP Photo
US singer Beyonce performs the National Anthem to conclude the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremony. Stan Honda / AFP Photo
Singer Stevie Wonder performs. Paul Sancya / AP Photo
Singer Stevie Wonder performs. Paul Sancya / AP Photo
The Punahou Band and JROTC, Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii, performs in President Barack Obama's inaugural parade in Washington. Jose Luis Magana / AP Photo
The Punahou Band and JROTC, Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii, performs in President Barack Obama's inaugural parade in Washington. Jose Luis Magana / AP Photo
US President Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama, share a moment as they dance at the Commander in Chief's ball in Washington DC. Mr Obama was sworn in yesterday for his second term in office. Brian Snyder / Reuters
US President Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama, share a moment as they dance at the Commander in Chief's ball in Washington DC.  Mr Obama was sworn in yesterday for his second term in office. Brian Snyder / Reuters