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SPIN.com Tweets the Michael Jackson Memorial

SPIN contributor Mikael Wood posts minute-by-minute updates from the Los Angeles tribute to the King of Pop.

SPIN iconSPIN Staff // July 7, 2009

Michael Jackson is being honored today with a star-studded tribute at Los Angeles’ Staples Center. Some 17,000 fans won tickets to the event, where celebrities and fellow musicians will be on hand to pay their respects, including Kobe Bryant, Jennifer Hudson, Magic Johnson, John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Usher, Mariah Carey, and Stevie Wonder.

SPIN.com’s Mikael Wood is present at the memorial, Twittering up-to-the-minute updates on what’s going on inside the Staples Center. Read his latest tweets below, orclick here for SPIN.com’s complete feed.

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