President Barack Obama sent a message, the Rev. Al Sharpton delivered the eulogy and Steve Wonder sang The Lord's Prayer, but it was Christina Aguilera's rendition of "At Last" that brought down the house at Saturday's memorial service for blues singer Etta James.
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The private service was held at the City of Refuge Church in Gardena.
James died on Jan. 20 from complications due to chronic leukemia. She was 73.
"Etta is special to me because she represents the life, the trials and the tribulations of a lot of black women all over this world," said Congresswoman Maxine Waters. "She was a survivor, and I love her for that."
Here's Aguilera's tribute: