07/07/2009 AT 12:00 AM EDT
The stage is set at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles for Michael Jackson's memorial service
, which will take place place Tuesday.
Jackson's casket will reportedly be on display at the service, where colorful arrangements of flowers were placed in front of a stage, which already had drums sets in place early Tuesday morning.
Stars like Mariah Carey
, Stevie Wonder
, Brooke Shields
and 12-year-old Shaheen Jafargholi
of Britain's Got Talent will honor the King of Pop
More than 1.6 million fans reportedly requested tickets to the event, but organizers made available only 17,500 -- 11,000 for inside the Staples Center and another 6,500 to watch on big screens at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live across the street.