Watch the Michael Jackson Memorial LIVE from Staples Center
Live coverage from the Staples Center, Los Angeles, where thousands of fans have gathered to say goodbye to superstar Michael Jackson.
Artists including Stevie Wonder and Mariah Carey will play at the event.
Roads have been closed off and concrete barriers erected outside the Staples Centre, where Jackson had been rehearsing a comeback show before his untimely death on 25 June.
Other people due to take part in the memorial include Motown boss Berry Gordy, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Hudson, and Britain’s Got Talent finalist Shaheen Jafargholi, who has played the young Michael Jackson in the musical Thriller – Live.
The ceremony is due to begin at 10:00am LA time (1800 BST).