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Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 01/27/2012

Michael Jackson’s children, Justin Bieber attend Grauman’s ceremony (Photos and video)


Prince, Blanket and Paris Jackson at the hand-and-footprint ceremony honoring their father, Michael Jackson, in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre. (Matt Sayles - AP)
Michael Jackson’s three children, as well as celebrities including Justin Bieber, came out to Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Thursday for the King of Pop’s posthumous hand and footprint ceremony.

The Jackson children — Prince, Paris and Blanket — placed their father’s famed sequin glove and his loafers into a cement slab. Paris wrote Jackson’s name, placing a heart in the middle of the two words.

Actor Chris Tucker, record producer Quincy Jones and singer Smokey Robinson shared personal stories about Jackson at the event, hosted by “Access Hollywood’s” Billy Bush. There were several performances, including one from the cast of Cirque du Soleil’s “Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour.”

Jackson’s mother Katherine, as well his brothers Tito and Jackie, were also in attendance. An in­cred­ibly poised Paris introduced Bieber, who sang a little bit of “Rockin’ Robin” in honor of his idol. “He was more than an entertainer, he was an inspiration,” Bieber said of the artist, he has said in past interviews, he hopes to become.

Watch the entire event, and see more pictures from it, below.


Paris Jackson places a glove worn by her father, Michael Jackson, into the cement. (Matt Sayles - AP)


Prince, Blanket and Paris Jackson. (Matt Sayles - AP)


Tito Jackson and Jackie Jackson. (Kevin Winter - Getty Images)


Smokey Robinson. (Kevin Winter - Getty Images)


Katherine Jackson, Royal Jackson, Blanket Jackson, Prince Jackson and Paris Jackson. (Kevin Winter - Getty Images)


Justin Bieber and Paris Jackson pose together after the hand-and-footprint ceremony honoring her father, musician Michael Jackson. (Matt Sayles - AP)


“Glee” actor Harry Shum Jr. (Kevin Winter - Getty Images)


Michael Jackson's children and Justin Bieber pose for photographs. (Phil MCarten - Reuters)


Prince, Blanket and Paris imprint their father's shoes and sequined glove in cement in the famous forecourt of Grauman's Chinese Theatre. (Joe Klamar - AFP/Getty Images)


Michael Jackson is immortalized in a ceremony where his children Prince, Blanket and Paris use Jackson's shoes and gloves to make hand and foot imprints in cement in the courtyard of Hollywood's Grauman's Chinese Theatre. (Phil McCarten - Reuters)

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