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Last Updated: Friday July 10 2009 09:15 GMT

Are you remembering Michael Jackson?

Michael Jackson

A huge memorial service to remember popstar Michael Jackson is taking place in America.

And in lots of places around the UK, fans are gathering to watch the event on big screens.

Are you going to go along to one of these screenings - or maybe you're doing something special to mark the occasion?

Maybe you've even been lucky enough to get a ticket to the actual memorial event at the Staples Center in Los Angeles?

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"I had the worst shock of my life, obviously Michael was my greatest hero! I still remember you Michael wherever you are!"

MJmad, 12, Surrey, England

"I was really touched by the words of his eleven-year-old daughter. He was an amazing man, may the King of Pop always be safe."

Georgia, 11, Milton Keynes, England

"MJ was a legend and he will truly be missed, this is like Elvis dying but at least the two kings can make music in heaven."

Victoria, 13, London, England

"I really didn't think this would happen! The memorial made me deeply saddened. I hope the King of Pop will rest in peace."

Zarghona, 9, West Midlands, England

"No one can ever replace you Michael. And I think that all your songs are the very best."

Laura, 13, Kent, England

"Michael I love you and you are the best!"

Lucia, 12, Kent, England

"You will always be in our hearts."

Bethany, 11, Surrey, England

"I miss MJ so much, he was awesome. The memorial was so touching, Paris' speech made me cry so much."

Jessica, 13, Cheshire, England

"Rest in peace, Michael. We will always remember you."

Kiely, 13, London, England

"I will miss Michael Jackson I thought he was the best singer ever."

Charlotte, 13, Durham, England

"Michael Jackson broke boundaries. He paved the way for so much change in the world. He touched the hearts of millions and his death is such an incredible loss to the world."

Catherine, 14, Bristol, England

"I love Michael Jackson's music and him so much. RIP. He's gone too soon at such a young age."

Lucy, 14, Southampton, England

"Michael will never be forgotten. YOU ROCK MY WORLD!"

Sam, 10, London, England

"I feel so sorry for you Paris, Prince Michael and Blanket. You're so brave!!! You rocked the world Michael Jackson!!!!"

Chloe, 9, Essex, England

"Michael you rock my world. I cried when I saw the memorial. Paris you made me cry as well I was so touched. You are so brave!!"

Chloe, 13, Liverpool, England

"MJ's children are so young and they have experienced something so awful. They were brave enough to go there and say what they think."

Sara, 10, London, England

"Michael Jackson is the King of Pop and a legend who we will be never forgotten."

Zara, 13, Sheffield, England

"Michael Jackson is and always will be the King of Pop and I will always remember him. I feel sad so much and I will remember him in my heart so I'm sorry for his children. It is very hard for them."

Rubab, 10, Surrey, England

"He is a legend but he's gone. I feel upset for his children so good luck for the future. Paris you rock, you are the bravest girl in the world."

Emily, 10, Surrey, England

"Michael Jackson is a star. Everyone will remember him. I think he was so great and amazing."

Millie, 10, Newcastle, England

"I loved his songs."

Andrew, 6, Southampton, England

"Michael Jackson was the best. Nobody could match his skills. More than half the world knew the name of a great man, Michael Jackson."

Layla, 11, Lincolnshire, England

"I love you Michael, you rock my world and Paris you were so brave to say what you did. I wish I could do that."

Michael Jackson Fan, 12, Liverpool, England

"He is the best, I don't know anyone as good as him, RIP Jackson."

Megan, 11, England

"MJ didn't have a very easy life but lived through it. At this time it's important to think of the incredible things he did do. He's a real legend. RIP JACKSON. You'll be missed by many generations."

Ayesha, 14, Lancashire, England

"MJ was a legend and there'll never be another one of him. He inspired most people with his white socks and the iconic Moonwalk. Jacko inspired me a lot and there's always a place in my heart for him. He was a legend. Jacko: THRILLER, MAN IN THE MIRROR, BEAT IT. RIP Jacko we all remember you and miss you!!!"

Keidan, 10, Lancashire, England

"I love Michael Jackson songs they are ace! I cannot stop singing Smooth Criminal or Thriller or Black or White!"

Brooklyn, 11, Grimsby, England

"I loved Michael Jackson's singing it was wicked and cool. My best song was Billie Jean and thriller."

Tyler, 9, Barnstaple, England

"MJ will always be in my heart."

Ruby, 10, London, England

"RIP MJ, I will miss you. I love all of your songs. RIP."

Ryan, 13, Gloucestershire, England

"I am so sad that Michael Jackson has passed away. RIP Michael Jackson."

Tanisha, 10, London, England

"Michael Jackson was the best in the world, he was my hero, he will be missed forever. Never forget you, love you so much Michael Jackson."

Joyleen, 13, Reading, England

"I love Michael so much and I really grieve for his children. Blanket is so cute."

Megan, 11, Dorset, England

"Michael was very talented! The moonwalk is so cool, I can't do it, I can only do the robot. My dad can break-dance too."

Olivia, 11, Dorset, England

"Michael, I'm your biggest fan and I will miss you so much. You were the love of my life and always will be. Love you always, RIP."

Zoe, 13, Cardiff, Wales

"RIP. I'm so sad for your family."

Bethan, 13, Wales

"Michael you will always be missed, you are a legend I love you and your music will live on. xx."

Jasmine, 14, Swansea, Wales

"I love Michael Jackson. We will all miss him so much and there will never be another Michael Jackson."

Lakeisha, 14, Swansea, Wales

"Yes, I am remembering Michael Jackson. He was such a legend and an inspiration to music. His songs were so amazing and I am so sad he has gone. RIP to the King of Pop."

Naomi, 14, Kent, England

"Yes, I am remembering Michael Joseph Jackson for his cruel death I'm so shocked."

Moses, 13, Milton Keynes, England

"He was MJ the great."

Megan, 9, Wales

"People loved Michael. I am remembering him."

Shauna, 14, Lincolnshire, England

"There will never be another Michael Jackson. RIP Michael."

Niamh, 8, Scotland

"I will miss Michael Jackson forever, I remember the first time I listened to his music. It was breathtaking and stole my heart away. I love Beat It, Thriller and Billie Jean. The King of Pop will live forever in my heart and I will never forget him. RIP Michael Jackson!!!"

Deeghayu, 14, Hertfordshire, England

"Michael Jackson was an original and I hope that everyone who remembers him the way I do will think he was a legend. People think that he became more famous when he was dead and it's true, but even so he will always be King of Pop. RIP Michael Jackson."

Stephanie, 12, West Midlands, England

"He was really great , it's a shame that he had to have rumours spread about him. It was very sad when he died."

Ava, 12, West Midlands, England

"Michael Jackson is the best singer in the world, there will never be another him."

Chris, 13, London, England

"Michael Jackson was a man adored by everyone around the world. He created the music we have today."

Rachel, 14, North Yorkshire, England

"Your music will be in our hearts forever. Michael Jackson is a man that could never be replaced. RIP."

Kayleigh, 14, Lincoln, England

"Michael Jackson is the King of Pop and always will be remembered!! RIP."

Jessica, 11, Swansea, Wales

"I'm so sad that Michael Jackson died, I'll always remember him!"

Sophie, 11, Wales

"I love his songs, he was my favourite singer. I even cried when he passed away."

Imraz, 11, Bradford, England

"Yes, I am remembering Michael Jackson because I like him so much."

Aleena, 9, Somerset, England

"Michael Jackson will always be in my heart as the King of Pop, he was just amazing. RIP Michael."

Sarah, 14, Bedford, England

"RIP Michael Jackson the King Of Pop! You are a true legend and will always be remembered forever!!!"

Chanel, 13, Islington, England

"My mother and I are his number one fans and I can't stop thinking about him. But nobody will forget him, especially me."

Giada, 9, London, England

"Michael was the King of Pop and we will never forget him. RIP"

Kelly, 13, County Durham, England

"It is so sad that Michael Jackson is dead, I feel very sorry for his children. Rest in peace Michael."

Hanna, 10, London, England

"Michael Jackson is the King of Pop forever and no-one can take that title from him."

Apru, 11, London, England

"I watched the memorial event on TV for Michael Jackson. I felt sorry for Brooke Shields. When she was speaking and she started crying, I did as well."

Alice, 13, Chigwell, England

"Nobody's ever going to forget Michael Jackson. He was a one of a kind performer and the whole world is going to be mourning him for a very long time."

Arianna, 14, Texas, USA

"He is dead but not gone. I didn't really like his music that much but his memory will live on in everyone's hearts. RIP Michael Jackson."

Aisling, 12, Galway, Ireland

"I will definitely remember Michael Jackson. He was, and still will be, my role model forever."

Izzy, 11, Hertfordshire, England

"Of course! Everyone shall miss him. RIP Michael."

Dakota, 10, Kent, England

"Yeah, I am definitely watching the memorial. RIP Michael."

Finn, 11, London, England

"I will always remember Michael Jackson as he is still my hero."

Sabri, 10, Hertfordshire, England

"I think about it everyday and it is so sad. I will miss him so much. RIP King Of Pop."

Charlotte, 12, England

"RIP Michael Jackson. Your songs were awesome and you were awesome too!!!"

Chloe, 10, London, England

"Michael Jackson is the King of Pop. His music makes me happy and joyful. We'll miss you Michael."

Jason, 12, England

"It's a shame that Michael Jackson is dead because I love his singing, and his dancing and music will live forever."

Anna, 8, Hampshire, England

"Yes, I am remembering Michael Jackson by watching the memorial event on TV and also playing his music. He will be missed around the whole world. He was the King of Pop and the legend."

Alice, 12, Essex, England

"Michael Jackson was a true legend and will never leave our hearts. He is the fire in our souls and the warmth in our hearts."

Patrick, 10, Gloucestershire, England

"I loved Michael Jackson. Whenever I hear his music it makes me cry, I am so sad! I hope he will always be remembered!!!"

Chelsea, 10, Lincolnshire, England

"A legend that won't be forgotten. There will never be another Michael Jackson."

Akhil, 11, Kent, England

"Michael Jackson is definitely the King of Pop. I love him to bits so rest in peace Michael."

Lauren, 10, Cheshire, England

"I will remember Michael. In every way to me he was a true pop legend and I will always remember him. I will watch his service and pray that he will be OK."

Reiss, 10, West Midlands, England

"I never know what to think of Michael Jackson. His music was great, but then there was the surgery and court cases and stuff. I'm going to watch it though!"

Charlotte, 12, London, England

"I am not overly fussed, he was rarely mentioned until his death. He became MORE famous because he is dead, it's just wrong. He shouldn't have become more famous."

Freya, 12, Kent, England

"Michael Jackson will be missed all over the world, his music will never be forgotten and he will live on through our hearts."

Yohanna, 14, Toronto, Canada

"I'm not really bothered that MJ is dead. He's one of these people who become more famous when they die and I hate things like that."

Ryan, 14, Oxford, England

"I am a fan of Michael Jackson. I like all of his songs."

Eton, 10, Wales

"Michael Jackson, the King of Pop. He will be remembered forever, his career will live on. RIP."

Chieloka, 11, Tottenham, England

"I will always miss you, I will try to see some of your memorial service on TV. RIP Michael Jackson."

Amy, 13, Kent, England

"RIP Jackson, your music was the best I am watching the memorial and the funeral."

Megan, 7, Plymouth, England

"I'm watching the memorial. I'll miss him. I love his song You Are Not Alone. Michael will always be in my heart. RIP Michael."

Skye, 11, England

"I am really remembering Michael Jackson because of his hit single Thriller."

Polly, 9, Cambridgeshire, England

"I'm not being mean but loads of people die every day and not EVERYONE listened to his music."

Ellie, 13, UK

"I loved Michael Jackson, he ruled the world. He still does for me, I am crying my eyes out. Love you Michael RIP."

Alicia, 10, Wales

"I miss you, my fave song was Thriller."

Tasha, 11, Plymouth, England

"Yep, I'm a great fan of Michael Jackson and I am going to listen to all of his songs one by one and my school are doing a assembly about just him!!!"

Sally, 12, Kent, England

"Yes I'm remembering all his songs."

Charlotte, 14, Leicestershire, England

"Yes! At assembly last week, we listened to Heal The World. My favourite song."

Natalie, 10, Nottingham, England

"I was never really into him much so don't really miss him but I think his music is amazing and he will never ever be forgotten even in hundreds of years time."

Jasmine, 13, UK

"Yes, it's such a massive loss!"

Miranda, 13, Essex, England

"I love you Michael Jackson!!! I love Man In The Mirror and Thriller!!! Love you so much!!! So sad you're dead."

Jordan, 11, Gloucestershire, England

"I think that Michael Jackson was a living legend. I'm still trying to do the moonwalk and I think I'm getting the hang of it. My favourite song is Thriller and Bad and people all around should like him too. I just miss him so much and his family do too."

Lalicia, 9, Nottinghamshire, England

"I was shocked to hear he died. I love his music, he was such a good singer and a good dancer! He is definitely the King of Pop. RIP Michael Jackson."

Laura, 13, Glasgow, Scotland

"I think Michael was great, I will miss him."

Lizzy, 12, Bradford, England

"Of course I am! Today in dance, we sang and danced to one of his songs!"

Olivia, 10, Hampshire, England

"I love you Michael Jackson, you were great."

Izabell, 9, Bradford, England

"He was great, I miss him loads."

Scarlett, 13, Isle of Wight, England

"He was so cool. I love him. RIP Michael Jackson."

Kirsty, 12, Tipperary, Ireland

"I love Michael Jackson, as a singer he is the best singer in the world. He is the King of Pop and cannot be replaced. Michael Jackson should RIP."

Josh, 10, Hull, England

"I think MJ was totally cool and great, I don't care what people say about him, I've never believed it and I never will. So shocking, I'm his number one fan."

Alisha, 9, Northumberland, England

"I will watch his funeral today. RIP Michael Jackson!!! We will miss you!"

Gurps, 12, Leicester, England

"I miss you Michael. You were such a good singer and dancer. I miss you so much RIP."

Darren, 14, London, England

"I had mixed feelings about Michael Jackson in the past, but now he's gone I miss him. I love his music and I hope nobody ever forgets him. RIP MJ!"

Flora, 12, London, England

"I think Michael was a great singer and dancer, let him rest in peace."

Tanzeela, 13, Lancashire, England

"I cannot believe he died! He will always be the King of Pop and no one will ever forget his music. I will be watching the funeral and memorial services. RIP MJ."

Megan, 10, Dundee, Scotland

"Michael was the King of Pop and we will all miss him."

Natalie, 11, Somerset, England

"Michael Jackson had a difficult life, but still kept going. The world remembers him as an odd but amazing man. Michael Jackson - the King of Pop shall forever live on in our hearts and music."

Maria, 11, Lancashire, England

"I am watching the screenings! As Michael Jackson is a hero to many people, his life was full of hardships yet brilliant times and we shall now remember him!!"

Natasha, 12, UK

"Not only will I remember him for his songs but he himself. King of Pop we love you!"

Paetricia, 12, London, England

"So sorry the world has lost a fantastic dancer and singer."

Grace, 13, England

"I am so annoyed cos now all I'm hearing is his songs! But I love them so it's RIP Michael Jackson."

Jessica, 12, Buckinghamshire, England

"Cool I won't forget him. He is the King of Pop woo!"

Caitlin, 8, Sheffield, England

"I'm really sad about Michael, his life will not live forever but his music will. I am definitely watching the funeral and the memorial service."

Mariam, 10, Johnston, Scotland

"I'm watching the memorial for sure. It is just so sad he died - one minute I'm going to his concert and next I'm watching his memorial on TV! RIP Michael - we'll forever love you."

Suzanne, 14, Herts, England