Michael Jackson Dead
The King Of Pop has died aged 50
It has now been confirmed that Michael Jackson has died following a cardiac episode in Los Angeles earlier today (Thursday).
Jackson was reportedly rushed to UCLA Medical Centre this afternoon, with paramedics reporting that he was not breathing when he was admitted.
The Los Angeles Times, BBC, NBC News and other sources have now confirmed the singer's death following a flurry of internet reports.
Michael Jackson’s death comes just days before the scheduled start of his 50-date comeback tour at London's O2 Arena.
MTV will bring you more details as this story develops.