Jennifer Hudson and Usher // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage)

Here is the final batch of photos from Michael Jackon‘s public memorial service. On Tuesday, July 7th 2009, celebrities, dignitaries, and MJ fans alike all packed into the Staples Arena in Los Angeles to celebrate the life of an icon that was taken away from us way too soon. Above, R&B singer Usher can be seen posing with a very pregnant Jennifer Hudson backstage just before the memorial commenced. Continue reading to see photos of the different celebrities (Chris Brown, Wesley Snipes, Spike Lee, Kim Kardashian and more) who attended the ceremony.

Chris Brown // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Audience) Spike Lee and his wife Tonya Lewis // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Audience) Queen Latifah // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage) Wesley Snipes // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage)

Usher and the Jackson Brothers with Michael Jackson's casket // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage) Usher, former Motown Exec. Suzanne de Passe and Magic Johnson // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage)

Brooke Shields and Earvin "Magic" Johnson // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage) Joel Madden, Nicole Richie and Lionel Richie // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage)

Lionel Richie and Mike Tyson // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage) Rev. Al Sharpton, Lionel Richie and Berry Gordy // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage)

Larry King and his wife Shawn Southwick-King // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage) Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage)

Akon, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie and Al Sharpton // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage)

Usher and (director) Kenny Ortega // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage)

Lionel Richie, Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage) Kim Kardashian, Smokey Robinson and Kris Jenner // Michael Jackson's Public Memorial (Backstage)

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