During last night’s airing of the Kennedy Center Honors, viewers watched Aretha Franklin steal the show with a roof-raising of performance of “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman”; (written by Carole King, who was one of the evening’s honourees).

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Proving the Queen of Soul hasn’t lost a step over the years, Franklin’s rendition of her 1968 classic proved moving to everyone in the audience, but particularly President Barack Obama, who was apparently so overcome while watching her that cameras caught him brushing away a tear.


Watch her amazing performance: