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Watch: Wham!’s Last Christmas UK #1 after 39 years

Wham!’s Last Christmas finally made #1 on the UK charts, 39 years after the song’s release. Andrew Ridgley, who made up half of Wham! with George Michael said it was finally Mission Accomplished for the late singer/songwriter. “George would be beside himself. After all of these years, finally obtained Christmas No 1. Yog [George] said …

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Choices as George Michael joins Rock Hall of Fame

Those were some choices! George Michael has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Miguel, Adam Levine and Carrie Underwood performed a medley of the late singer’s hits during the ceremony. Levine and Underwood seem strange choices. Miguel was a good fit for Careless Whisper. However, Levine’s Faith left this listener uncommitted …

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New Wham! doco looks at George Michael’s struggle with sexuality

Netflix has just released a new documentary on Wham!, which explores a vault of previously unseen footage and audio — and it gets deep. Wham!, the British pop duo who ruled the charts in the ’80s with songs such as ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go’ and ‘Last Christmas’, was the lovechild of best-friends-turned-band-mates, George Michael …

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Sir Elton John paid tribute to George Michael at final UK gig

Sir Elton John has given his final UK performance of his farewell tour before more than a hundred thousand punters at legendary UK music festival Glastonbury. The 76-year-old music icon tearfully took to Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage for the final UK show of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. “I never thought I’d ever play Glastonbury,” …

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George Michael’s teen pop era revisited in Wham! Netflix doco

Netflix has released the first trailer for its new music documentary film Wham! The film will follow then-teenagers George Michael and Andrew Ridgley’s four-year journey from schoolmates to global pop stars. “In 1982, Wham! set out to conquer the world. By June of 1986 George and Andrew played their very last gig at Wembley Stadium …

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George Michael’s ex recalls ‘fateful day’ of 1998 arrest and outing

George Michael’s ex-boyfriend Kenny Goss has opened up about the singer’s cruising arrest in April 1998 that publicly outed him as gay. Twenty-five years ago, the pop superstar sparked a media frenzy after his arrest by an undercover police officer for “engaging in a lewd act” while cruising in a Los Angeles public toilet. A …

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George Michael’s estate shut down those rumours of a biopic

George Michael’s estate has shut down those rumours flying around about a big-budget biopic of the gay superstar. The Daily Mail alleged this week a big-budget “warts and all” biopic was in the “final stages of development” with The White Lotus hunk Theo James tipped to star as the British music superstar. The Mail claimed …

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George Michael’s ex banned from sister’s funeral

Family members have banned George Michael’s ex Fadi Fawaz from attending sister Melanie’s funeral according to The Sun. Although Fadi sent condolences after Melanie Panayiotou’s death, the family do not feel ready to forgive. George Michael’s ex Fadi Fawaz Fadi lived with George Michael from 2012 until Christmas Day 2016 when he found the singer …

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Sheldon Riley in Listen to your Heart

Sheldon Riley returns in triumph to the Gold Coast where he went to school for George Michael: Listen To Your Heart at The Star Gold Coast on Saturday 19 October.  QN Magazine spoke to Sheldon last week and discovered a young man passionate about life, and passionate about George Michael – the man, and his …

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Huge George Michael tribute show for the Gold Coast

A new stage show making its Gold Coast debut will celebrate the life and career of music icon George Michael. Australian music maestro John Foreman pairs some of the Australia’s greatest vocalists with a 30-piece orchestra for George Michael: Listen To Your Heart. The concerts presents the late singer’s greatest works, recreated with full, symphonic …

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