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‘This Man Changed The World’ – Singer Ne-Yo Gets Emotional While Performing At George Floyd’s Funeral

The event was attended by a lot of celebrities.
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R & B singer gave a touching performance at ’s funeral yesterday, Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

Ne-Yo was cheered on by the audience when he got emotional/Photo Credit: Getty Images
Ne-Yo was cheered on by the audience when he got emotional/Photo Credit: Getty Images

The service, which was well-attended by celebrities and a host of other personalities, took place at the Fountain of Grace Church in Houston, Texas.

40-year-old Ne-Yo gave a soulful rendition of It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday by Boyz II Men, fighting back tears at a point where his emotions left him almost losing control.

After his performance, the artist shared a few words, sending his love to the Floyd family, and to “anybody that has been lost.”

George Floyd
George Floyd
The funeral event
The funeral event

The funeral event

He said:

Fifty states are protesting at the same time. This man changed the world, changed the world for better. I appreciate the sacrifice, my brother. I genuinely do.”

Also in attendance at the funeral service were , , Kim Burrell, J.J. Watt, Dray Tate, Floyd Mayweather, Kathy Taylor, amongst others.

Channing Tatum, jamie Foxx, and others at the event
Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, and others at the event

Check out the video of Ne-Yo’s performance at the event below:

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