The funeral and memorial function of Michael Jackson, the demised King of Pop were held in a grand manner on 7th July 2009 at Los Angeles. In the Memorial Service and the funeral function of Michael Jackson:-
- Berry Gordy, who signed The Jacksons- 5 in 1968 paid his tribute to MJ and said that Michael Jackson was the greatest entertainer that ever lived.
- Members of the media worked in front of the Staples Center.
- The funeral procession, including a hearse carrying the body of Michael Jackson at center, arrived outside Staples Center.