Barack Obama

MTV is planning an inaugural ball in honor of President-elect Barack Obama on Jan. 20.

The "Be the Change Inaugural Ball" will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., the network announced Tuesday.

Featuring recording artists, celebrities and government officials, the live event will celebrate the large youth voting bloc in this year's election and be televised across MTV's many platforms, including its Web site, MTV.com.