Inaugural Ball Photos: Alicia Keys, Katy Perry and the 10 Best Celebrity Shots

It wouldn't be an Inaugural Ball without a slew of celebrities, and they were out in spades last night for Obama's second inauguration. Here's 10 of the best shots, courtesy of the Mirror and Huffington Post:

1. Alicia Keys, wearing red to a Democratic president's inauguration. (In fact, there's a distinct lack of blue throughout the entire event.)


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2. ...David Arquette managed to scalp a ticket, I guess? Also, dude: too much off the sides.


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3. Eva Longoria looking pretty in pink. Unrelated: her name sounds like a vampire's.


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4. Diamond Joe and Jamie Foxx, announcing their candidacy for co-Presidents in 2016.


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5. Someone told will.i.am that the theme was 'Faith in America', not 'A Christmas Carol', right?


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6. John Mayer and Katy Perry look like they're here to kill someone. Wait. It's the Inauguration. I can't make that joke.


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7. I actually have no idea who John Legend is, but he managed to smuggle his girlfriend Chrissy Teigen in.


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8. Jay-Z and Beyonce making an entrance at the Inaugural Ball. 


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9. Dude, I get it. You're really cool. But you still look like an idiot wearing sunglasses indoors. (Beyonce: Don't change a thing.)


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10. Chin up, beautiful woman. You will survive this Knight ... er ... night.


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