Monday, February 20, 2012

Music,Sport and TV Stars Celebrate Muhammad Ali's 70th Birthday [photos]


P.Diddy and Muhammad ali 

    Some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment came out to celebrate boxing legend Muhammad Ali's 70th Birthday saturday Night .The event ,Keep Memory Alive 16th Annual "Power of Love Gala" honoring Muhammad Ali with his 70th birthday celebration was held at MGM Grand Garden Arena
  Snoop Dogg sang a medley of his hits, John Legend, Kravitz, Slash, Kelly Rowland and Cee Lo Green all performed. LL Cool J rapped "Mama Said Knock You Out" as DJ Z-Trip span a remixed version of the song that included Ali audio, including his famous "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" quote.
   In addition to the rappers, A-listers like Cindy Crawford, Samuel L. Jackson, David Beckham, Larry King, Quincy Jones, Ken Jeong, Buzz Aldrin, Lenny Kravitz, Anthony Hopkins, John Legend, Joe Perry, Slash, Terrence Howard, Kris Kristofferson and others honored Muhammad Ali.
     Stevie Wonder serenaded Muhammad Ali with a “Happy Birthday” song. Tennis star Andre Agassi said Ali has shown the world that each person has a duty regardless of their occupation to live for more than him or herself and help others.
   President Barack Obama lauded Muhammad Ali  "Happy birthday, champ," Obama told Ali through a video message, saying he wished he could have attended the  gala in Las Vegas .

"As a fighter, you were something spectacular," Obama told Ali, who turned 70 last month. "You shocked the world, and you inspired it, too. And even after all the titles and legendary bouts, you're still doing it."
    The gala raised funds for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, a cultural attraction that celebrates Ali's life and pushes educational goals on a wide range of topics for adults and children.

Stevie wonder

Kelly rowland

snoop dogg

P.Diddy


Larry King and chazz paminteri

John legend

ceelo green

Neyo

Evander holyfield and LL cool J

Common




Andre agassi,steffi graf

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