Michael Jackson memorial service: Video highlights

By Megan Levy
Updated November 5 2012 - 8:24pm, first published July 7 2009 - 9:02pm

Here are a selection of videos from the memorial service held for pop superstar Michael Jackson at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles.The cream of the entertainment industry turned out to farewell the 50-year-old music icon, who died on June 25.

  • Michael Jackson's daughter pays an emotional tributeAn array of entertainers closed out the service with a rendition of We Are the World. (See video below)Jackson's 11-year-old daughter Paris fought back tears as she told the crowd that "ever since I was born daddy has been the best father you can ever imagine".It was the first time the 11-year-old had spoken in public. (See video below)Musician Stevie Wonder wrote and performed a song paying tribute to the life of Jackson, who died after suffering a cardiac arrest at his Los Angeles home.(See video below. More videos are on the following page)Jermaine Jackson performed "Smile" at his brother's memorial service. (See video below) NBA greats Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson reflected on their connection with Jackson.(See video below)
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