Michael Jackson's memorial service
AP – A fan holds up a license plate before the memorial service for Michael Jackson at the Staples Center …
The stage is set for Michael Jackson's final act in what could be the biggest celebrity send-off of all time.
If you weren't one of the lucky 8,750 fans to score a pair of tickets to Jackson's memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, have no fear. Watch it here live through live streaming coverage provided by ABC News Now. For more Michael Jackson video coverage, go to ABCNews.com.
Police estimate more than 250,000 people will cram onto the sidewalks outside the arena to pay their final respects to the "Thriller" singer and one-time member of Motown legends the Jackson 5, who was 50 years old when he died.
The memorial is being televised live on all major networks and in 85 theaters across the U.S. Yahoo! News has reporters on the scene as well; you can view their tweets @YStartingPoint.
Some of the biggest names in pop music are taking part in the memorial service, including Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Mariah Carey, Usher, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Hudson and John Mayer. Civil rights leader Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King III, and basketball stars Magic Johnson and Kobe Bryant are also expected to attend.
The Jackson family attended a private service at Forest Lawn Cemetery this morning.