07/07/2009 at 12:00 AM EDT
Lights going from bright to dim at the Jackson memorial. An announcer says, "Ladies and gentlemen we ask that you kindly take your seats, the memorial service will start very shortly."
Diana Ross's son Evan is there clutching the hand of his girlfriend, Cora Skinner. Tyler Perry was spotted walking in on the ground floor. Fans screamed his name and said, "We love you!" Perry smiled at them and waved.
Also, the Dancing with the Stars male dancers are sitting on the ground floor towards the back of the Staples Center.