Beyonce Sings "XO" & "Halo," Alicia Keys Plays "Moonlight Sonata" at Kobe Bryant Memorial


On Monday during the memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, Beyonce performed "XO" and "Halo," according to Variety. “I’m here because I love Kobe, and this is one of his favorite songs,” she said after singing a few lines. “I want to start that over,” Beyonce continued. “But I want us to do it all together, and I want you to sing it so loud that he hears your love.” UpRoxx also reports that Alicia Keys played "Moonlight Sonata" for a touching reason. It turns out, Bryant had once learned the song by ear to surprise his wife Vanessa. When she was finished, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel took the stage. Poking fun at Bryant's well-known competitive nature, he said, “I have to believe that Kobe right now is looking down from Heaven and going, ‘I am determined to learn to play ‘Moonlight Sonata’ better than Alicia Keys.'”