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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....

George Michael's Partner: 'Police Officers Have Never Accused Me Over Singer's Death'

The Faith singer passed away on 25 December (16) at the age of 53 at his home in Oxfordshire, England. His representative revealed at the time he died from heart failure, but results...

James Corden Credits Carpool Karaoke To George Michael

James Corden says 'The Late Late Show' ''owes'' George Michael for the success of 'Carpool Karaoke'.The 38-year-old comedian has paid a heartfelt tribute to the late British musician - who tragically passed away last month...

George Michael's Music Gets A 3,000 Per Cent Sales Boost After His Death

According to Nielsen Music, Michael sold around 477,000 albums and songs in the week ending 29 December compared to 17,000 the week before - an increase of 2,678 per cent. Of those sales, solo sales...

George Michael To Be Honoured At British Lgbt Awards - Report

The former Wham! frontman passed away on 25 December (16) at his home in Oxfordshire, England at the age of 53, and he is set to be remembered for his positive impact on...

George Michael Post-mortem Results 'Inconclusive'

The 53-year-old Careless Whisper singer was found dead by his partner Fadi Fawaz at his home in Oxfordshire, England on Christmas Day (25Dec16). A statement released by Thames Valley Police on...

George Michael's Partner Forced To Remove Singer's 'Unheard' Track From Twitter

The former Wham! frontman passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Oxfordshire, England home on Christmas Day (25Dec16). A few days later, his partner of four years paid tribute by...

George Michael 'Wanted To Adopt In 2017'

George Michael reportedly wanted to adopt a child in 2017.The pop icon, who died on Christmas Day at the age of 53, had made fatherhood his major goal for the year, having previously put the...

Chris Martin Performs At Homeless Shelter

Chris Martin performed a rendition of Wham!'s 'Last Christmas' at a homeless shelter in London on Tuesday (27.12.16).The chart-topping singer paid tribute to the late George Michael at a Crisis shelter in west London, where...

Andrew Ridgley Fighting Plans To Re-release George Michael's Careless Whisper

George passed away peacefully on Christmas Day (25Dec16) after reportedly suffering heart failure at the age of 53.Now editors at The Sun, a newspaper the openly-gay star regularly called out during his lifetime for labelling...

Elton John To Sing At George Michael's Funeral - Report

The Rocket Man star was an old friend of George's, with the pair previously teaming up on 1991 song Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me. Following the former Wham! star's sudden death aged...

George Michael's Family Thankful For 'Many, Many Kind Words' Of Condolence

The former Wham! frontman died at his home in Oxfordshire, England on Christmas Day after reportedly suffering from heart failure, aged 53. The Faith hitmaker's publicist confirmed the tragic news at the...

Boy George Longed For George Michael To Return To Music

The former Wham! frontman passed away peacefully from heart failure aged 53 on Christmas Day (25Dec16) and countless stars have been paying tribute.Culture Club singer George, who rose to fame in the '80s like Michael,...

Sam Smith Pays Homage To George Michael

Sam Smith has credited George Michael for helping to shape him as an artist. The 'Stay With Me' singer broke his social media silence on Monday (26.12.16) - his first post since June -...

Fans Leave Tributes For George Michael At His Home

Fans have been leaving tributes to George Michael at his Oxfordshire home since his tragic death on Christmas Day (25.12.16).The singer passed away ''peacefully at his home'' in Goring-on-Thames at the age of 53 and...

George Michael Dies Aged 53

George Michael has died at the age of 53.The pop legend passed away at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, South East England, on Christmas Day (25.12.16).George's publicist confirmed the sad news, saying in a statement:...

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