Fans boo at journalists blocking the view

Thousands of fans have gathered at the London O2 Arena complex to await Michael Jackson, who is set to announce details of a series of summer gigs at the venue soon.

The conference was supposed to start at 4pm (GMT), but had been delayed.

Fans booed as journalists were ushered in front of them at around 4:30pm.

NME.COM will be bringing you coverage of Jackson‘s announcement as it happens – stay tuned to the website to find out details of dates, ticket information, and what Jackson has to say.

Plus, read NME.COM’s blog on Michael Jackson’s live comeback and have your say now.

The Association Of Secondary Ticket Agents has warned fans not to buy Michael Jackson tickets yet as any advertised before the official announcement are unlikely to materialise.

Footage of of Michael Jackson’s press conference will be streamed Michaeljacksonlive.com.