Kennedy Center Honors

The stars came out to meet the first couple at the 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors this weekend, where Bruce Springsteen and Robert De Niro were among the honorees. VIEW OUR GALLERY.

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama stand for the National Anthem at the Kennedy Center Honors gala in Washington.

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Kennedy Center honoree Bruce Springsteen and his wife, Patti Scialfa Springsteen.

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Kennedy Center honoree Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower.

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Katie Couric and Brooks Perlin.

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Sharon Stone.

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Harry Connick, Jr.

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Jack Black and Tanya Hayden.

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Lynda Carter

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William Kennedy Smith, Caroline Kennedy, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, and Edwin Schlossberg.

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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Paul Pelosi.

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Martin Scorsese and Helen Morris.

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Jon & Tracy Stewart.

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Sting and Trudie Styler.

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Kennedy Center Honoree Grace Bumbry.

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Melissa Etheridge.

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The Honorees

Kennedy Center honorees Grace Bumbry, Dave Brubeck, Robert De Niro, Bruce Springsteen, and Mel Brooks pose with United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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President Obama applauds the Kennedy Center Honorees.

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Honorees Robert De Niro and Bruce Springsteen in the East Room of the White House.

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Kennedy Center honorees Mel Brooks, Dave Brubeck, and Grace Bumbry.

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Actor Ed Norton and Ben Stiller applaud during the reception for Kennedy Center Honorees.

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Bruce Springsteen, left, first lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, vice president Joe Biden, his daughter Ashley Biden, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi applaud at the Kennedy Center Honors gala in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009.