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George Michael Taken To Hospital After Collapse

29th May 2014

George Michael was taken to hospital after collapsing at his home. The 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker was treated by paramedics at his north London mansion for four hours on May 22 due to a mystery illness...

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George Michael Embarrassed By Blonde Locks

19th March 2014

George Michael is embarrassed by the fact he had blonde hair in the 1980s. The 'Faith' hitmaker - who shot to fame alongside Andrew Ridgeley as a member of Wham! - also finds it 'cringe'...

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Fascinating Fact: 4007576

27th December 2013

Wham! classic Last Christmas was the most-streamed song on music app Spotify on Christmas Day (25Dec13) in the U.K. The 1984 track beat Michael Buble's cover of It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas...

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Slade Earn Over £500k In Christmas Royalties

10th December 2013

Slade frontman Noddy Holder has earned over £500,000 in royalties for his festive hit 'Merry Christmas Everybody'.The band's 1973 single 'Merry Christmas Everybody' has become a firm favourite during the festive season and is set...

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Ariana Grande To Release A Christmas Tune Every Week Throughout The Holidays

8th November 2013

Pop sensation Ariana Grande is giving fans a few early Christmas treats this year (13) - she'll be releasing a new festive tune every Monday between 19 November (13) and 25 December (13).The actress and...

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Leona Lewis Lands Movie Role

23rd September 2013

British singer Leona Lewis is set to star in a new movie-musical featuring the hits of Madonna, Wham! and Cyndi Lauper.The U.K. film, which also stars comedienne Katy Brand, will be titled Holiday! and will...

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Seatbelt-less George Michael Broke Law But Won't Be Charged

By Lauren James | 5th June 2013

The police investigation into the events that lead to George Michael's near-fatal accident on the M1 motorway has concluded: "no further action will be taken" after witnesses' statements were taken.The 49 year-old singer, who wasn't...

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George Michael Leaves Hospital

29th May 2013

George Michael has been released from hospital 13 days after falling from a moving car. The 49-year-old singer sustained head injuries when he fell out of a Range Rover at 70mph on the M1 motorway...

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True Horror Of George Michael's Car Accident Revealed

22nd May 2013

George Michael is being treated in hospital after falling out of a moving car on a motorway.The 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker is currently under observation in a London facility following his accident last week - which...

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George Michael Still In Hospital

21st May 2013

George Michael is still in hospital after his car accident.The 49-year-old singer is being kept under medical supervision in a specialist trauma centre in London after sustaining head injuries last week when he fell out...

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Taylor Swift Believes In Santa

21st December 2012

Taylor Swift believes in Santa Claus.The 23-year-old singer - who is dating One Direction hunk Harry Styles - thinks people won't receive gifts if they aren't open to the belief that presents are delivered by...

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George Michael Cancels Australian Leg Of His Tour Due To “Major Anxiety” After Struggle With Pneumonia

By Michael West | 1st October 2012

In the aftermath of his life-threatening condition of pneumonia late last year, George Michael has been forced, by his mental ill-health, to cancel the final leg of his worldwide tour in Australia. Although Michael,...

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George Michael Plays To Hospital Staff At Vienna Show

5th September 2012

George Michael has resumed his tour in Vienna, after being treated for pneumonia in the city last year, reports the Bbc.The singer thanked the doctors that treated his near-fatal affliction in the Austrian capital last...

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Adele 'Too Emotional' To Perform Winehouse Cover For George Michael

19th July 2012

Adele was "too emotional" to sing one of Amy Winehouse's songs at an Elizabeth Taylor tribute concert, George Michael has revealed. In an interview with Heart 106.2, the singer explained that he had approached Adele...

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George Michael Awoke From Coma With West Country Accent

18th July 2012

George Michael woke from his three week coma with a strong West Country accent, the singer has revealed on Radio 2.The former Wham! frontman revealed to Chris Evans on his breakfast show that he had...

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George Michael Completes Music Video With Moss

15th July 2012

George Michael has completed his new music video with Kate Moss.The singer stars alongside the supermodel in the promo for his song 'White Light' and he has posted a 20-second clip on YouTube which shows...

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George Michael Dismisses Wham! Reunion Rumours

21st June 2012

A representative for British singer George Michael has dismissed rumours he's planning to reform Wham! for a one-off reunion concert.2012 marks 30 years since the duo - Michael and Andrew Ridgeley - released its first...

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Careless Whisper: George Michael Denies Wham! Reunion Reports

20th June 2012

George Michael has denied any rumors that Wham are to be getting back together after reports broke in the UK's Daily Mirror newspaper suggesting that he and Andrew Ridgeley were set to bring back one...

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George Michael Throws Cold Water On Wham! Reunion

20th June 2012

According to the former's spokeswoman, rumours that George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley are reuniting for a one off gig to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the release of their first hit with Wham are baseless...

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George Michael Releasing Single To Mark 30 Years In Pop

20th June 2012

British singer George Michael is releasing a new song later this month (Jun12) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Wham!'s first single.Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do) hit stores in June 1982 and went on...

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George Michael To Reunite Wham!

20th June 2012

George Michael is set to reunite Wham! for a ''one-off pop extravaganza''.The 'Careless Whisper' singer - who releases his new single 'White Light' on June 29 - is to get back together with Andrew Ridgeley...

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George Michael To Reunite Wham!

20th June 2012

George Michael is set to reunite Wham! for a ''one-off pop extravaganza''.The 'Careless Whisper' singer - who releases his new single 'White Light' on June 29 - is to get back together with Andrew Ridgeley...

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Geri Halliwell Wants George Michael For 'X Factor''

25th May 2012

Geri Halliwell wants to recruit George Michael as her celebrity helper on 'The X Factor'.The Spice Girls star says she doesn't want to bring in a star who she will pretend is her friend as...

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George Michael Returning To The Stage After Pneumonia Battle

20th March 2012

Great news for George Michael fans; the former Wham! Star and successful solo artist in his own right was afflicted by a terrible battle with pneumonia which saw the star genuinely fighting for his life...

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George Michael Steadily Improving In Vienna Hospital

30th November 2011

George Michael is steadily improving from his severe bout of pneumonia, but is continuing his treatment at a Vienna hospital. The singer, 48, was forced to cancel his entire European tour after being struck down...

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George Michael Responds Well To Pneumonia Treatment

24th November 2011

George Michael has responded well to pneumonia treatment and is now recuperating at a private house in Vienna, according to the UK's Daily Mail. The singer, 48, was forced to cancel a string of dates...

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Smith And Burrows Wrote Their Own Christmas Hits

24th November 2011

Smith and Burrows wrote their own Christmas songs as there were "very few" traditional hits they felt comfortable covering. Tom Smith from Editors has collaborated with former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows for their festive album,...

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Nirvana On Course For A Christmas Number One In Britain?

16th November 2011

Nirvana are on course to land the coveted Christmas number one spot on the U.K. pop charts with the re-release of their Smells Like Teen Spirit anthem.As has become traditional in Britain, Facebook.com campaigns have...

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Towie Christmas Single To Battle X Factor Winner

11th November 2011

The cast of ITV show 'The Only Way is Essex' are readying their own Christmas single - a cover of Wham's 'Last Christmas'. The stars of the Bafta winning show, including Joey Essex and Mark...

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George Michael Recalls Tour Terrors

22nd October 2011

George Michael was terrified of touring because of his success.The 48-year-old singer refused to go on the road for 17 years because he was so "freaked out" by the worldwide sales of his 1987 debut...

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