A memorial service has been held at the Staples Centre for NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, 13, who were killed in a helicopter crash on January 26 2020.
The event gathered momentum as eminent personalities and fans across the world graced the memorial service.
Opening the event was Beyonce who took to the sage to deliver emotional songs.
Fans with and without tickets who paid their respects were engulfed with emotions by the renditions of the popular Singer form her hit song XO.
widow Vanessa Bryant spoke candidly to the crowd of 20,000 people about her loss.
Ms Bryant had earlier announced she would sue the owner of the helicopter in which her husband, daughter and seven other people crashed while travelling.