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Andrew Ridgeley Has 'Questions' Over George Michael's Death

Andrew Ridgeley still has ''a number of questions'' over George Michael's death.The 'Careless Whisper' singer was found dead at his home on Christmas Day in 2016 and although it was later determined he'd died from...

Andrew Ridgeley Had Aids Fears For George Michael

Andrew Ridgeley worried George Michael would die of AIDS when he came out as gay.The 56-year-old singer's Wham! bandmate - who passed away in December 2016 from heart and liver problems - confided in him...

Andrew Ridgeley Wants Wham! Biopic

Andrew Ridgeley think a biopic about Wham! would be ''marvellous''.The 56-year-old singer has written about his rise to stardom alongside his late schoolfriend George Michael - who died in December 2016 - in new book...

The Queen Was A Secret Wham! Fan

Queen Elizabeth II was a secret Wham! fan.The 'Last Christmas' hitmakers' late manager Bryan Morrison revealed in his recently posthumously published memoir, 'Have a Cigar!', that Her Majesty asked to meet George Michael - who...

George Michael Snubbed Fadi Fawaz In Will

George Michael's boyfriend didn't receive anything in the late singer's will.The 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker passed away in December 2016 and on May 30, court paperwork was issued which means his estate can finally be divided...

George Michael's Art Collection Sold At Auction

George Michael's art collection has sold for £11.3 million at auction.The collection of the chart-topping pop star - who died in 2016, aged 53 - featured pieces from the likes of Tracey Emin and Damien...

Andrew Ridgeley To Publish Memoir

Andrew Ridgeley is writing a book about his friendship with the late George Michael.The 56-year-old singer met the 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker - who died in December 2016 - at school and they went on to...

Ally Brooke Releasing Last Christmas Cover

Ally Brooke is releasing a cover of Wham!'s 'Last Christmas'.The former Fifth Harmony star took to Twitter on Tuesday (13.11.18) to reveal she is going to pay homage to the 80s duo - which was...

Geri Horner And Mel C Host Mini Spice Girls Reunion

Geri Horner and Mel C hosted a mini Spice Girls reunion as they sung an impromptu duet of '2 Become 1' at a charity gig.The 'Viva Forever' hitmakers - who were known as Ginger and...

Andrew Ridgeley Backs George Michael Memorial Campaign

Andrew Ridgeley is backing calls for a public memorial to George Michael.The Wham! singer's former bandmate tragically passed away in December 2016 at the age of 53 and fans have been hoping for a permanent...

Blossoms Mix The 90s With The 80s At Sold-out Kentish Town Gig

Blossoms' mash up of Britpop classics by Oasis and Babybird with Wham's 'Last Christmas' and their song 'My Favourite Room' went down a treat at their sold-out O2 Forum Kentish Town gig last night (10.05.18).Tom...

Bailiffs Visit George Michael's Former Home

George Michael's home has been visited by bailiffs.The late 'Careless Whisper' singer's former partner, Fadi Fawaz, has revealed possessions in the property in London's Regent's Park could be repossessed because he has an outstanding debt...

Mariah Carey Xmas Song Is Most Streamed On Spotify

Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' is Spotify's most streamed Christmas song of all time.The 46-year-old singer's 1994 single - which she wrote and produced with Walter Afanasieff - has been...

Gwen Stefani Loves Classic Christmas Tunes

Gwen Stefani would rather listen to classic Christmas tunes and festive Motown hits than more contemporary tracks.The 'Hollaback Girl' singer is a big fan of the holiday season, and she has admitted she's got her...

Andrew Ridgeley's Heartbreak Over George Michael's Death

Andrew Ridgeley ''cried like [he'd] never cried before'' when he learned George Michael had died.The 54-year-old singer admitted it was an ''overwhelming shock'' to learn his former Wham! bandmate had passed away on Christmas Day...

Sam Smith Wants To Be Next George Michael

Sam Smith wants to be the next George Michael. The 'Too Good At Goodbyes' hitmaker has been a fan of the late Wham! star and gay icon since he was a youngster, and admits his...

Bananarama Comeback Inspired By George Michael's Death

Bananarama's comeback was inspired by the death of George Michael.The original line-up of the pop trio, Siobhan Fahey, Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward, have reunited for a UK tour and new music almost 30 years...

George Michael Remembered At Private Family Funeral

The Careless Whisper hitmaker, 53, was found dead at his home in Oxfordshire, England on Christmas Day (25Dec16), and after extended postmortem examinations determined he had died of natural causes, his body was...

Andrew Ridgeley Slams Documentary On George Michael's Last Days

The Last Days of George Michael aired on the channel on Thursday (23Mar17), prompting outrage from fans of the Careless Whisper singer, who passed away aged 53 on Christmas Day (25Dec17). Among...

George Michael's Grave 'Put Under 24-Hour Guard'

George Michael's grave has been put under round-the-clock guard.The family of the 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker - who passed away from natural causes on Christmas Day (25.12.16) aged 53 - are reportedly fearful of people stealing...

Fadi Fawaz 'Can Grieve' Following George Michael's Final Postmortem Verdict

The former Wham! singer was found dead at his home in Oxfordshire, England by Fadi on 25 December (16) aged 53. The initial postmortem examination proved inconclusive so his funeral had to be...

Andrew Ridgeley 'In Limbo' As He Awaits George Michael's Funeral

The Wham! singer took to the stage at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday night (22Feb17) to pay tribute to his former bandmate, who died on Christmas Day (25Dec16) aged 53. Speaking backstage at the ceremony,...

Fadi Fawaz Praises George Michael Brits Tribute

Fadi Fawaz was left heartbroken by the BRIT Awards tribute to George Michael.The 43-year-old hairdresser - who found his partner dead in bed on Christmas Day (25.12.16) - was deeply moved by both Coldplay frontman...

Pepsi: Chris Martin Was Perfect Fit For George Michael Brits Tribute

Former Wham! backing singer Pepsi DeMacque says Chris Martin was the ''perfect fit'' to pay tribute to her close pal George Michael.The 58-year-old singer-and-dancer - who joined the legendary 80s pop group in 1983 -...

Chris Martin's Charity Gig

Chris Martin saved a charity concert when he stepped in at the last minute to perform.The Coldplay frontman rushed to the Women's Cancer Research Fund/Breast Cancer Research Foundation event at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel when...

George Michael's Family Calls For Investigation Into Leaked Emergency Recording

The Careless Whisper singer died at his home in Oxfordshire, England, on Christmas Day (25Dec16), at the age of 53. Fadi Fawaz, the singer's on-off boyfriend, found Michael's body in bed at his home, and...

George Michael's Funeral Delayed By Toxicology Results - Report

The Careless Whisper singer died at his home in Oxfordshire, England, on Christmas Day (25Dec16), aged 53. An initial postmortem examination proved "inconclusive", with toxicology tests then ordered to see if drugs played any part...

Boy George: 'George Michael Really Kept People Out In Final Years'

The Culture Club star appeared on U.S. TV show Watch What Happens Live on Tuesday night (24Jan17) and was asked about his friendship with the Wham! singer, who died aged 53 on Christmas Day (25Dec16).Telling...

Naughty Boy Talks Release Of Unfinished George Michael Collaboration

The 32-year-old British producer, real name Shahid Khan, hit the recording studio with the singer in December, just a few weeks before Michael's death on Christmas Day (25Dec16). The duo had intended to collaborate on...

George Michael's Cousin: 'He Died Of Accidental Drugs Overdose'

The former Wham! frontman passed away on 25 December (16) at his home in Oxfordshire, England at the age of 53. A postmortem examination proved "inconclusive" and further tests are being carried out....

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