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George Michael 'Nets £1.5m For Russian Gig'

George Michael is reported to have got his new year off to a very good start with a concert netting him 1.5 million.The singer is said to have been paid the vast amount by an...

By on 03 January 2007

Sign My Cheque Before You Go Go

Troubled pop singer GEORGE MICHAEL has pocketed a huge sum for performing at a Russian billionaire's private party, it has been claimed.Reports suggest the former WHAM! singer paid MICHAEL 1.5 million to entertain him and...

By on 02 January 2007

Michael Charged With Being Unfit To Drive

GEORGE MICHAEL has been charged with being unfit to drive, after an October (06) incident in which the singer was allegedly found asleep at the wheel of his car in London. The FAITH star, 43,...

Michael 'Highest Paid Performer In Russian History'

British singing star GEORGE MICHAEL has been named the highest paid entertainer in Russian history - making GBP1.5 million ($2.9 million) for a 60 minute musical performance. The FAITH rocker performed at a Russian billionaire's...

George Michael 'Unfit To Drive'

Singer George Michael has been charged with being "unfit to drive" after an incident in October.The former Wham star was found to have passed out at the wheel of his Mercedes in north-west London and...

By on 31 December 2006

X Factor's Leona Nabs Christmas Number One

X Factor winner Leona Lewis is sitting pretty in the festive charts after her debut single A Moment Like This went straight to number one just five days after going on sale. Only eight days...

By on 24 December 2006

George Michael Pays Tribute To Nurses

George Michael gave a free concert last night to nurses working in the NHS to thank them for the care they gave his late mother.Thousands attended the gig at the Roundhouse in Camden, north London,...

By on 21 December 2006

Michael Plays Free Concert To Thank Nurses

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL performed a special concert yesterday (20DEC06) to pay tribute to the British nurses who cared for his late mother during the last weeks of her life. The FAITH singer's mum LESLEY...

Michael Plans Yuletide Television Marathon

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL is looking forward to a quiet Christmas this year (06), and plans to watch lots of television. The LAST CHRISTMAS singer has his heart set on spending the festive season with...

Elton Praises George Michael

Sir Elton John seems to be pretty keen on putting his feud with George Michael behind him.Last year the 59-year-old singer branded Michael as "boring" but now he has done an about turn, praising him...

By on 20 December 2006

John Full Of Praise For Rejuvinated Michael

SIR ELTON JOHN has well and truly healed his rift with fellow gay singer GEORGE MICHAEL, declaring he is delighted the former WHAM! star is performing live again. Last year (05), the CANDLE IN THE...

Ridgeley Too Nervous For Wham! Reunion

GEORGE MICHAEL was left disappointed on Sunday night (17DEC06) when his planned WHAM! reunion failed to materialise - because ANDREW RIDGELEY was reportedly too nervous to take to the stage. The former pop duo last...

Michael Set To Bring Tour To Us

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL will continue his comeback when he embarks on his first US tour in 15 year next spring (07). The FAITH singer has recently been making more headlines for his run-ins with...

Michael To Re-release Wham! Hit

British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL is hoping for Christmas chart success when he re-releases one of his biggest hits. The singer is teaming up with former WHAM! bandmate ANDREW RIDGELEY to re-release the group's 1984...

Take That Top Euro Singles Chart

Reunited boy band TAKE THAT have topped the European singles chart with PATIENCE, their first new release in 10 years. The British group has knocked AKON's collaboration with EMINEM, SMACK THAT, off the number one...

Michael's Tate Video Regime

Pop star GEORGE MICHAEL has put his recent concert success down to one thing - his love of British comedian CATHERINE TATE. The CARELESS WHISPER singer is a big fan of the funnywoman and her...

Music Mogul Mcgee Slams Williams

Music mogul ALAN MCGEE has branded ROBBIE WILLIAMS "a crime against music" and fears the pop star is single-handedly "destroying" the British record industry. Former OASIS manager MCGee can't understand Williams' current UK popularity against...

Akon Tops European Singles Chart

AKON is celebrating after his collaboration with EMINEM, SMACK THAT, jumped straight to the top of the European singles chart. The track has kept big name competition off the number one spot - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE...

Barlow Slams 'Hero' Michael

British pop star GARY BARLOW has criticised GEORGE MICHAEL for smoking marijuana on television. The TAKE THAT singer admits he has smoked cannabis, but accuses Michael of setting a bad example when he was filmed...

Killers Create Festive Track

Rockers THE KILLERS have been inspired by pop legend GEORGE MICHAEL to try for a Christmas number one. The MR BRIGHTSIDE hitmakers are huge fans of WHAM! classic LAST CHRISTMAS and headed back to the...

Lennon Piano Marks Anniversary Of Jfk Assassination

A piano once owned by JOHN LENNON was put on display at the famous "grassy knoll" in Dallas, Texas yesterday (22NOV06) to mark the 43rd anniversary of former President JOHN F KENNEDY's assassination. The instrument...

Akon Takes Eminem To Number One

EMINEM is back at top of the UK singles chart after his SMACK THAT collaboration with AKON knocked Irish boyband WESTLIFE off the top spot. The Detroit rapper has been dogged by rumours of retirement...

Michael Set For Soap Cameo?

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL is being lined up for a cameo appearance in British soap opera CORONATION STREET, after meeting the show's cast backstage at his concert in Manchester, England on Friday (17NOV06). The FREEDOM...

Michael Kicks Off UK Tour

GEORGE MICHAEL kicked off his UK comeback in Manchester last night (17NOV06) to rapturous applause and revealed he wished he'd returned "years ago". The pop star's set included solo material as well as a string...

Michael To Play Free Concert To Thank Nurses

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL will play a special Christmas concert to pay tribute to the British nurses who cared for his late mother during the last weeks of her life. The JESUS TO A CHILD...

George Michael: 'Murdoch Is The Devil'

Pop star GEORGE MICHAEL has launched a scathing attack on RUPERT MURDOCH, labelling the media mogul "the devil". The former WHAM! singer, 43, is stunned by Murdoch's control over a large percentage of the world's...

George Michael 'Has No Gay Fans'

British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL is convinced he has no gay fans, because he's open about his homosexuality. The FAST LOVE hitmaker, 43, 'came out' in April 1998 after he was arrested for "engaging in...

George Michael Thanks Blair For Justifying Shoot The Dog

British singer GEORGE MICHAEL has thanked British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR for justifying his 2002 song SHOOT THE DOG as a "word perfect protest song". The former WHAM! singer attracted controversy when he first released...

Michael 'Scared' Fans With Freeeek!

British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL alienated his female fanbase when he released his sexy single FREEEEK! four years ago (02). The former WHAM! star released the song as an experiment and didn't realise the sexually-aggressive...

Michael To Lend Lennon Piano To Anti-war Exhibition

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL will lend a piano previously owned by JOHN LENNON to an anti-war exhibition in America in December (06). The former BEATLE composed his anthemic IMAGINE on the upright piano - not...

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