Mariah Carey sings the Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There” at Jackson Memorial

Mariah Carey performed the Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There” at Michael Jackson’s memorial at the staples center earlier, with Jackson’s casket just a few feet away on stage.

Carey covered “I’ll Be There” on her 1992 album, Unplugged, and it became a number 1 hit for her. In the original version, Michael Jackson and his brother, Jermaine shared lead vocals on the song.

During Carey’s performance, Jermaine was seen singing along with her as members of the audience at the Staples center wept.

You can watch Michael Jackson’s Memorial live video here at the Inquisitr.