President Barack Obama presented Stevie Wonder with the nation's highest award for pop music.
The legendary entertainer was honored at the White House on Wednesday night with the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Obama called Wonder the soundtrack of his youth, and praised him for creating "a style that's uniquely American."
Wonder was emotional at times, thanking Obama for the award and reflecting on what Obama's election as the first black president means to the United States.
The Gershwin Prize honors George and Ira Gershwin and is given for lifetime achievement in popular music.