Our hearts break after learning that British singer and pop icon George Michael has died. Micheal was only 53!!!
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CelebNHealth247.com are sad to announce that one of the 80s biggest pop icon successes George Michael, who started in WHAM! has passed away.
This is year has been too much. We have lost too many music greats in 2016. George Michael joins the growing list of music greats; Prince, Phife Dawg (A Tribe Called Quest), David Bowie, John Berry (Beastie Boys), Sharon Jones, Merle Haggard, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Vanity, Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire), Kantner (Jefferson Airplane), Glenn Frey (Eagles) and more.
George Michael, died over the Christmas holiday, his publicist, Connie Filippello, confirms in a statement sent to USA TODAY:
“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. The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.”
Micheal’s cause of death was heart failure, according to Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter, which was first reported by the BBC. The musician died in Goring, England.
The passing of another music legend this year has shocked us all. The pop star’s death has stunned the entertainment community, reports his U.S. publicist, Cindi Berger.
Elton John wrote on Instagram:
“I am in deep shock. I have lost a beloved friend — the kindest, most generous soul and a brilliant artist. My heart goes out to his family and all of his fans.”
Fellow 1980s icon Boy George tweeted:
“Devastating. What a beautiful voice he had and his music will live on as a testament to his talent. I can’t believe he is gone.”
George Micheal Musical Career:
Michael music most recently used in the film Keanu. His music has brought joy to millions of fans throughout the years. Michael sold more than 100 million albums globally, earned numerous Grammy Awards, and recorded duets with Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Luciano Pavarotti and John, among others.
George Michael is part of pop music history. His music will live on forever. He became a teen idol in the late-’80s heyday with WHAM! and went on to have a very successful solo career. The Greek singer born Georgios Panayiotou in North London has an unforgettable musical catalog that will never grow old.
We will never forget George Michael and seeing WHAM! back in the 80s. Thank you George for giving the world upbeat, fun and meaningful music. We last reported on George Michael back in 2013 when he was released from the hospital after a car accident.
George Michael said earlier this year:
“Be good to yourself, because nobody else has the power to make you happy…”
Remembering George Michael and some of his most memorable songs:
“Careless Whispers,” “Faith,” “Father Figure,” “One More Try,” “Everything She Wants,” “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” and “Club Tropicana”