Burt Bacharach Receives Gershwin Prize at the White House -- PICTURES
Updated: May 11, 2012 | 12:56 p.m.
May 10, 2012 | 6:05 a.m.
Songwriters Burt Bacharach and Hal David were honored Wednesday night at the White House by President Obama with the 2012 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
David couldn't attend and was represented by his wife, Eunice, according to White House pool reports. The awards presentation and music will be broadcast on May 21 as a part of the PBS program, "In Performance at the White House," which included performances by Stevie Wonder, Sheryl Crow, Michael Feinstein, Diana Krall, Lyle Lovett, Rumer and Shele, according to the reports.
Below are photos from Wednesday night's event.