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Best Photos from the 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

Joni Mitchell, Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler, Berry Gordy and Justino Díaz were honored with the award.


We wouldn’t expect the SNL cast member to be any more nonchalant walking the red carpet, supporting honoree and SNL creator Lorne Michaels. 

Pete Davidson

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The president and first lady attended, as per tradition. Their seats have been notably empty for the past four years, as Donald Trump and his wife forwent the event. 

Joe and Jill Biden


The Black Widow actress and her SNL star hubby smoldered in their complimentary glittery and shiny looks. 

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost

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One of this year’s talented awardees, singer and actress Midler has won multiple Grammys, Emmys, Golden Globes and Tony Awards.

Bette Midler

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Feldstein has been generating major buzz around her star role in the upcoming revival of Broadway’s Funny Girl.

 Beanie Feldstein

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The Motown founder was awarded with the Kennedy Award for his role in shaping the course of American music as we know it. 

Berry Gordy

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The Bridesmaids actress was among the crew of funny people and SNL alumni to walk the Kennedy Center carpet.

Kristen Wiig

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We’d love to know what Only Murderers In the Building star Short said to make his funny SNL friend crack up.

Kenan Thompson and Martin Short

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The creative genius that gave us Saturday Night Live was also awarded with the prestigious Kennedy Center Award, joining a prolific class of artistic legends.

Lorne Michaels

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