Watch Michael Jackson's Memorial Live: Part II

July 7, 2009 By:
Watch Michael Jackson's Memorial Live: Part II

Michael Jackson's memorial service is underway, and if you can't witness the historical event in person, you can view the service here live! Hollyscoop is at the memorial live blogging among thousands of Michael fans. If you missed the first half, you can read Live Blog Part I HERE.

11:28AM: Rev. Al Sharpton takes the stage to take about Michael's dream and his impact on the world. "Michael never let the world turn him around on his dream...He never gave up dreaming. It was that dream that changed culture around the world..."

11:33AM: Rev. Al Sharpton addresses Michael's children. "There was nothing strange about your daddy, there was something strange about what he had to deal with." He ends his speech by repeatedly saying "Thank you Michael, Thank you Michael, Thank you Michael!"

11:36AM: John Mayer takes the stage with his guitar to sing 'Human Nature'

11:41AM: Brooke Shields takes the podium, but starts to cry before she can speak. "Michael was one of a kind," she starts. She gave a heartfelt speech, which brought the audience to tears.

11:49AM: Michael's brother Jermaine Jackson just took the stage to sing 'Smile' by Charlie Chaplin, a song that Brooke just said was Micheal's favorite song of all time.

11:55AM: Martin Luther King III, takes the podium to give a speech about his father and Michael. Bernice King, daughter of MLK Jr. also speaks.

12:01PM: Congresswoman takes the podium to talk about Michael and his American story. "The constitution says we are innocent until we are proven guilty," she says. "He told us to beat it, beat the violence...if you are going to make a difference, look at the man in the mirror," she adds.

12:08PM: Congresswoman gives Michael a plague that will be placed on the floor on behalf of congress.

12:10PM: Usher takes the stage to sing 'Gone Too Soon'. Leaves the stage in tears. Hugs the family members. Very touching!

12:15PM: Smokey Robinson is back on stage. He's reminiscing on the first time he saw Michael perform. "I wanted to see his birth certificate because I didn't believe that he was 10," he joked.

12:21PM: Britain's Got Talent finalist Shaheen Jafargholi, a 12 year-old from Swansea, takes the stage to sing 'Who's Loving You'. Michael had invited him to join him on his 'This Is It' tour in London.

12:24PM: Kenny Ortega, Michael's 'This Is It' tour director takes the podium.

12:27PM: Group of performers take the stage to sing 'We Are The World'.

12:31PM: Michael's children join the performers on stage.

12:32PM: Jackson's family members, all the performers, speakers, and little children take the stage while someone sings 'Heal the World'

12:33PM: Michael's daughter is holding on to her brother "Blanket" and singing to him.

12:35PM: Janet Jackson barely sang during the performance, she was too sad.

12:36PM: Jermaine takes the mic and thanks everyone for coming out. His other brother Marlon can barely speak because he's so consumed by sadness. Gave a touching story about always recognizing Michael even through all his costumes.

12:42PM: Michael's daughter Paris takes the mic to talk about her father Michael. "Ever since I was born, my Daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine and I just want to say I love him so much," she said while in tears. This is perhaps the most emotional part of the entire memorial. Jackson family hugs her and they all walk off stage together.

12:44PM: The Jackson brothers carry the casket out of the stadium.

12:47PM: Pastor Lucious Smith returns to conclude the ceremony. "The King of Pop now bows his head for the King of Kings," he says.