PHOTO: Inside the Michael Jackson Memorial

PHOTO: Inside the Michael Jackson Memorial
Michael Caulfield/WireImage

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, Usher, 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. Michael Caulfield/WireImage

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