Kobe and Gianna Bryant’s public memorial service was held at the Staples Centre to themed Celebration of Life, attended by all the A-listers.
Beyoncé opened the service with special tribute songs which she says were Kobe’s favourite songs. She sang “XO” and “Halo.” surrounded by an all-white choir and a live band. “XO” was used in Bryant’s documentary, Kobe Bryant’s Muse, released in 2015 on Showtime.
Bryant was a good and close friend to the singer and her husband, Jay-Z. Other A-listers including basketball legend joined Michael Jordan in sharing emotional eulogies at the special memorial service.
Kobe and Gianna Bryant perished in a helicopter crash on January 26th, 2020 in Calabasas, California, together with seven others.
Watch the entire service below:
He died at the age of 41, while his little princess was 13. Since their demise, the world has been pouring and sharing tributes at different places for him. Aside from his work on the field of basketball, he was dedicated to working to improve the lives of others through his charity work. He is one of the greatest in basketball who would be remembered forever!
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