Beginning today, July 7th, at 12pm eastern CNN, as well as many other broadcast networks and media outlets, will begin airing Michael Jackson’s memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 1 Billion people is said to watch the televised event and 1 million fans are expected to attend.
Mariah Carey and Jennifer Hudson are said to perform in honor of Jackson’s legacy. Though not confirmed whether they’ll be performing as well. John Mayer, Smokey Robinson, Lionel Ritchie, Stevie Wonder and Usher will all be in attendance to honor the late Michael Jackson.
This may in fact be the most watched televised memorial in history, and no one is more deserving than Michael!