Wham Singer George Michael Dead Breaking News

CNN just reporting news breaking that singer George Michael is dead  at 53.   A statement from his publicist said: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.”   He passed on Sunday, Christmas Day, at his home in Oxfordshire, England.  “The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage,” the statement said.

Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, otherwise known as George Michael, had started the band Wham back in the 80’s and shot to fame quickly with hits like Wake Me Up Before You Go Go and Careless Whisper.

George went solo in 1987 with his debut album, Faith. Many top ten hits, including I Want Your Sex, put him at the top of the charts and kept him there.

 

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