20,000 fans filled the Staples Center yesterday for a star-studded tribute to the King of Pop. The ceremony lasted for hours and the world watched while friends and family paid their respects to Michael Jackson and his legacy.
Heartfelt, emotional speeches came from his daughter, Paris, and old friend Brooke Shields. Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson spoke, and Queen Latifah read a poem by Maya Angelou. And there were incredible music performances, including:
Jennifer Hudson: Will You Be There
Jermaine Jackson: Smile
John Mayer: Human Nature
Lionel Richie: Jesus is Love
Mariah Carey: I’ll Be There
Stevie Wonder: Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer
Usher: Gone Too Soon
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