WHAT THEY'RE REPORTING

TMZ. One "high-end pharmacy" in the Los Angeles area searched its own records and turned up the name Omar Arnold, which the Web site previously claimed was one of Jackson's aliases.

Billboard. Jackson was working on two albums, one a collection of pop tracks and the other an instrumental classical composition. Akon, who was working on the pop disc with songwriter Claude Kelly, said Jackson was encouraged by the swift ticket sales for London concerts - proof that his fan-base still existed. Composer David Michael Frank said he worked with Jackson on some instrumental pieces. "For one of them, he had a whole section of it done in his head," Frank said. "He hummed it to me as I sat at the keyboard in his pool house and we figured out the chords - I guess this recording I made is the only copy that exists of this music."

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Los Angeles Times. Brian Oxman, frequently identified by news outlets as a Jackson family attorney and spokesman immediately following the singer's death, revealed that he is neither. "I am a commentator and these are my comments," he told the paper. Oxman helped Jackson during his child molestation trial in 2005 but left the defense team before the verdict; he also has a talk show on the Los Angeles radio station KLAA / 830 AM.

The Associated Press. Madonna will pay tribute to Jackson during Saturday night's concert at London's O2 arena, where the fallen entertainer intended to stage his comeback. She plans to unveil a special song with a choreographed dance in his honor.