Alicia Keys shares touching message after performance at Kobe Bryant memorial


Alicia Keys has said she was “honoured” to perform at the memorial service honouring basketball star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.

Singer Keys was among the stars from the world of sports and entertainment who attended the event in Los Angeles at the Staples Centre to pay tribute to Bryant and 13-year-old Gianna following their death in a helicopter crash last month.

Posting on Instagram, Keys shared a video clip of herself performing Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata.

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They forever will be by your side @vanessabryant 💙🌹

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Snoop Dogg, who was also among the guests, shared an Instagram post, writing: “They forever will be by your side @vanessabryant.”

Bryant’s wife Vanessa paid tribute to her husband and daughter, saying: “God knew they couldn’t be on this Earth without each other. He had to bring them home to have them together. Babe, you take care of our Gigi.”