Planned times for these A-lister performers:
Faith Hill's musical tribute is set for 10:45 am. Ariana Grande will perform at 11:03. Chaka Khan will sing at 12:36. Ron Isley (of The Isley Brothers) at 12:41 pm. Fantasia's segment begins at 1:10. Jennifer Hudson will sing at 2:10. Stevie Wonder goes on at 2:35. Jennifer Holliday will sing during the recessional at 2:45.
Guest speakers include:
Former Attorney General Eric Holder at 12:00 noon. U.S. Senator from Michigan Gary Peters at 12:05 pm. Former President Bill Clinton at 12:10. Judge Greg Mathis at 12:19. Reverend Al Sharpton at 12:31. Reverend Jesse Jackson at 12:51. Tyler Perry at 1:15. Cicely Tyson at 1:17. Clive Davis at 1:20. Smokey Robinson at 1:25 pm. Basketball great Isaiah Thomas at 1:34. Sociologist and news commentator Michael Eric Dyson at 1:48 pm.
Portions of the service will air on CNN and FOX news. The Word Network will stream the event online.