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Last Christmas The Most Downloaded Christmas Song

Recent trend suggests Wham's classic 1984 track Last Christmas is the most downloaded Christmas song, the track written by George Michael was one of the bands most successful tracks.The second most downloaded song was Mariah...

Boy George Knew George Michael Was 'Ok'

Boy George knew George Michael was doing "OK" while in prison. The 'Karma Chameleon' singer - who served part of his 15-month jail sentence for falsely imprisoning a male escort at London's Pentonville Prison -...

Boy George Wrote To Michael In Prison

BOY GEORGE reached out to GEORGE MICHAEL after the WHAM! star was sent to prison, writing letters of encouragement to the incarcerated singer.Boy George, real name George O'Dowd, was jailed last year (09) for the...

George Michael Boosted By Mccartney Note

George Michael has received a letter of support from Sir Paul McCartney. The 'Faith' singer - who is serving a custodial sentence at Highpoint Prison in Suffolk for driving under the influence of drugs and...

George Michael Jailed For Eight Weeks

Singer GEORGE MICHAEL has been sent to prison for eight weeks for crashing his car whilst under the influence of cannabis, reports BBC News. The 47-year-old, famed for his time in band WHAM as well...

Paul Smith Going Solo From Maximo Park

Maximo Park singer Paul Smith is to release his debut solo album on October 11.The British rocker has revealed the album accidentally came about after he recorded a number of songs with a friend over...

George Michael Seen Kissing Man Down Under

George Michael has been photographed kissing a mystery man.The 'Careless Whisper' singer - who has an open relationship with his long-term boyfriend Kenny Goss - has been spotted canoodling with a shaven-headed hunk whilst on...

George Michael Says No To Wham!

George Michael insists Wham! will never reform. The 46-year-old singer, who made his name in the pop band alongside Andrew Ridgeley in the 80s, claimed it would be impossible to re-capture the feel of the...

Michael Rules Out Wham! Reunion

GEORGE MICHAEL is adamant he will never reteam with his WHAM! bandmate ANDREW RIDGELEY - because he is too old to relive their heyday.The singer enjoyed his first taste of fame as one-half of the...

Elton John Asked To Help George

Sir Elton John keeps getting phone calls from George Michael's "worried" friends.The legendary pop star and his husband David Furnish have been asked to intervene and help the 'Faith' singer tackle his drug problems and...

George Michael Admits Drug Use

George Michael has admitted to smoking crack cocaine.The former Wham! singer has spoken out about his use of the Class A drug and claims he has smoked it "once or twice".He said: "I've done different...

John Lydon Promises New Songs

John Lydon has promised Public Image Ltd will "definitely" record new material - if they have enough money.The group's frontman - who recently admitted the reformed punk band's forthcoming tour was funded by his appearances...

Jay-z Inspired By Michael

Rapper JAY-Z has an unlikely hero - former WHAM! star GEORGE MICHAEL.The Run This Town hitmaker, real name Shawn Carter, is adamant Wake Me Up Before You Go Go singer Michael is a huge influence...

Wham!'S Last Christmas Named As Most Played Christmas Hit

Last Christmas, a 1984 Christmas number one for Wham!, is the most played seasonal song of the last five years, it has been confirmed.According to the Performing Rights Society (PRS), the body responsible for collecting...

By on 29 November 2008

Funeral For A Friend Rocker Learned Music Playing Wham!

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND drummer RYAN RICHARDS is amazed he turned into a hard rocker - because he learned music playing WHAM! songs. The admits the George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley combo helped shape his...

George Michael Sorry For 'Screwing Up Again' After Arrest

George Michael has apologised after being cautioned in a public toilet for drug possession.The singer was arrested on Friday been found loitering in underground toilets in Hampstead Heath, north London and cautioned for the possession...

By on 22 September 2008

George Michael Arrested In Public Toilets Over Drugs

George Michael has been arrested in public toilets suspected of possessing drugs.Reports claim the singer was arrested after he was seen loitering in underground toilets in Hampstead Heath, north London, on Friday.When police officers arrived...

By on 21 September 2008

George Michael Ending Live Career

George Michael will perform another of his final gigs ever at Earl's Court tonight.The Jesus To A Child star is wowing fans with one of the most drawn-out series of farewell shows ever as he...

By on 25 August 2008

Bb9 Rex Still Upsetting Fellow Housemates

Big Brother 9 housemate Rex Newmark appears determined to upset his fellow housemates after spending the shopping budget on special tokens.The 24-year-old chef - who faces nomination with eight other contestants this week - had...

By on 02 August 2008

Michael Denies Wham! Reunion Plans

LATEST: Pop star GEORGE MICHAEL has dismissed reports he is set to reunite with former WHAM! bandmate ANDREW RIDGELEY for two concerts in London next month (Aug08). The pair was rumoured to be teaming up...

Michael To Reunite Wham! For London Concerts?

Pop star GEORGE MICHAEL will reportedly team up with former WHAM! bandmate ANDREW RIDGELEY for two concerts in London next month (Aug08). The alleged reunion will be for the singer's retirement shows - dubbed The...

Michael Casts Doubt On Wham! Film

A big-screen movie about 1980s hitmakers WHAM! has been thrown into doubt after former frontman GEORGE MICHAEL refused to give the project the go ahead. Michael formed one half of the group alongside Andrew Ridgeley...

X Factor Leon Headed For No 1

X Factor winner Leon Jackson is headed for the Christmas number one spot, according to the latest sales figures.Leon's cover of When You Believe - the 1998 Mariah Carey/Whitney Houston duet - is only officially...

By on 19 December 2007

Michael: 'I Never Slept With Ridgeley'

GEORGE MICHAEL has laughed off suggestions he slept with his former WHAM bandmate ANDREW RIDGELEY - but admits everyone thought his pop pal was also gay. The gay pop star constantly defended his bandmate Ridgeley...

Michael: 'Wham! Will Never Reform'

GEORGE MICHAEL has slammed suggestions WHAM! will reform, insisting it would make no sense as he and former bandmember ANDREW RIDGELEY have moved on with their lives. The CARELESS WHISPER hitmaker has turned down big...

Michael Wants Soap Role

Pop star GEORGE MICHAEL is begging TV bosses to offer him a cameo role in British soap operas EASTENDERS and CORONATION STREET. The former WHAM! singer, 43, devotes hours every week to watching the BBC's...

George Blasts Media Over Robbie Treatment

Pop star GEORGE MICHAEL was disgusted by the British media's treatment of ROBBIE WILLIAMS after his former band TAKE THAT reformed. The BACK FOR GOOD foursome reunited last year (06) after a 10 year hiatus...

George Michael Blasted By Judge

LATEST: British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL has been blasted by the judge presiding over his ongoing drugs trial for being "too busy" to turn up at court. The former WHAM! singer was arrested and charged...

George Michael Faces Additional Drug Charge

British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL is facing an extra charge in his ongoing drugs trial, it was announced in a London court this morning (07MAR07). The former WHAM! singer was arrested and charged with being...

George Michael To Christen Wembley Stadium

British pop singer GEORGE MICHAEL will perform the first ever concert at the new Wembley Stadium in London in June (07). Last year (06), BON JOVI, ROBBIE WILLIAMS and ROLLING STONES were forced to cancel...

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