The memorial service for the late, great King of Pop, Michael Jackson
, was held July 7, 2009 at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. Dozens of entertainers, athletes, musicians and celebrities attended along with thousands of devoted fans who were lucky enough to be given tickets to the event. Among the performers during the service were some of R&B and pop music's biggest stars, including Mariah Carey
, Jennifer Hudson
, Stevie Wonder
and more. This photo gallery is of some of the more powerful images.
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