By Simon Vozick-Levinson
Updated July 08, 2009 at 05:12 AM EDT
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One of the standout moments of today’s Michael Jackson memorial came when a large group, including many of the afternoon’s performers, joined to sing “Heal the World.” But who, many viewers wondered, was the young woman leading everyone on that inspirational ballad? Rolling Stone‘s Rock Daily blog has identified her as Judith Hill, who would have been one of the backup singers at Jackson’s upcoming London concerts. Hill’s official site has a few of her own songs available for streaming, including the funky “Excuse Me.” Head over and check them out, then let us know if you’re interested in hearing more from her.

More on Michael Jackson on EW.com:

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Michael Jackson memorial: full video and our commentary
Michael Jackson memorial: Ken Tucker’s review
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Michael Jackson: A life in pictures (1958-1988)
Michael Jackson: 10 top videos
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