Update: Mariah Carey to Perform at Jackson Memorial

Mariah Carey and Michael Jackson

Mariah Carey will be there to remember her friend Michael Jackson. The pop star will perform at tomorrow’s memorial for the King of Pop.

She’ll likely sing the Jackson 5 classic “I’ll Be There,” which she covered on “MTV Unplugged” in 1992. “No artist will ever take his place. His star will shine forever,” Mariah said in the days following Michael’s death.

Others confirmed to participate in the star-studded tribute include Usher, Stevie Wonder, Kobe Bryant, Jennifer Hudson, Berry Gordy, Shaheen Jafargholi (finalist on “Britain’s Got Talent”), Magic Johnson, Martin Luther King III, Bernice A. King, John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Rev. Al Sharpton, and Brooke Shields.

The memorial will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles at 10 a.m. PST on NBC, ABC, Fox, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, E! and TV Guide Channel.

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8 Comments

  1. LEA

    Jennifer Hudson and Mariah Carey have been CONFIRMED already.. Not sure about anyone else though…..

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  2. okdoksmok

    Mariah performing is just a rumour, who confirmed this info?

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  3. Giselle

    This is gonna be sad.

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  4. Jay

    You’re right Giselle, this will probably be sad, but they will do him just with a great honor.

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  5. enbee

    I’ll probably be able to fill buckets to the rim with tears 2morrow.
    Glad my girl MiMi will be there performing. She should also do “One Sweet Day”.

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  6. -Joana

    I just want to see Chris Brown there… That will be a true tribute to the king!

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  7. ugh

    what the hell does that woman beater have to do with mariah performing? get out of here joana, im surprised nobody has come praising rihanna or beyonce for something irrelevant.

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  8. Catie

    Why do i have to be working?! I’m going to miss it, i need tivo!

    It’s going to be a really emotional memorial though, i still can’t believe he died.

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