george michael

  • George Michael’s 1987 Faith Interview: George Michael Wants Your Respect

    A lot of people think that George Michael is a Wimp! and Wham! was nothing but a wimpy band that sold 36 million records. And for much of his career, it seemed they were right. But there is more to George. There's the George Michael born Georgios Panayiotou, the son of a Greek-Cypriot…

  • George Michael Doc 'Freedom': 9 Things We Learned

    A revealing new documentary on George Michael highlights both the thrills and perils of massive success. Here are nine things we learned from the film.

  • See First Trailer for 'George Michael: Freedom' Documentary

    Showtime has shared the first trailer for their upcoming documentary 'George Michael: Freedom,' narrated and co-directed by the late singer.

  • Listen to George Michael’s Posthumous New Song With Nile Rodgers “Fantasy”

    Rodgers updates an unreleased version of the ’80s outtake

  • Princess Diana’s celebrity friends

    Princess Diana — who died on Aug. 31, 1997, 20 years ago this week — was very much beloved by the famous, too.

  • Adam Lambert honors George Michael at emotional Project Angel Food gala

    “I mean, George Michael was like a God-gifted voice from the heavens,” said Lambert at the event, where Michael was honored for his philanthropic efforts.

  • Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell Prepping George Michael Tribute Single, 'Angels in Chains'

    Former Spice Girl Geri Horner (née Halliwell) will drop her tribute single on June 23.

  • Kenny Goss Talks the Highs and Lows of Life With Former Love George Michael

    George Michael's Ex Kenny Goss Recalls Life with the Singer

  • George Michael Laid to Rest in Private Funeral

    George Michael was laid to rest on Wednesday, over three months after his death at age 53 last Christmas. A statement on behalf of his family read: “We can confirm that the funeral of the singer George Michael took place today. Family and close friends gathered for the small, private ceremony to say goodbye to... <a href="" title="Read George Michael Laid to Rest in Private Funeral">Read more »</a><img src=";c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>

  • Coroner: George Michael Died of Natural Causes

    A coroner has ruled that George Michael died of natural causes and that no further investigation into his death will be necessary.

  • George Michael Died of Natural Causes, British Coroner Says

    LONDON (AP) — George Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver, a British coroner said Tuesday.

  • Brit Awards: Wham! and Chris Martin Pay Tribute to George Michael

    Adele sang “Fastlove” as a tribute to George Michael at the Grammys, but on Wednesday it was his band Wham!’s turn to pay tribute to the late pop star at the Brit Awards in London. The performance follows on the heels of last year’s ceremony, where Lorde sang a moving tribute to David Bowie — who, coincidentally, was expected to win big this year for his much-acclaimed final masterpiece Blackstar. Wham! members Andrew Ridgeley, Pepsi, and Shirlie began the tribute with a moving speech about their former bandmate.

  • George Michael’s Boyfriend Says He Has Not Been Banned from the Singer’s Funeral

    George Michael‘s boyfriend Fadi Fawaz is denying reports that he’s been banned from the iconic singer’s funeral. Fawaz, a celebrity hairstylist with whom the late star was romantically involved for several years before his death, took to Twitter to shut down the rumors on Saturday.

  • The Inside Story of Adele's George Michael Grammy Tribute

    If ever there was a love letter presented at the Grammys, it was Adele's tribute to George Michael on the 2017 edition, during which she performed his 1996 song "Fastlove."

  • The Buzziest Moments From the Grammy Awards

    There were plenty of standout moments during the 59th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday night, and Beyoncé’s almost 10-minute-long performance will be remembered for years to come. Queen Bee was in full maternal mode during a performance that included spoken-word excerpts from her Lemonade album, images of her mother, Tina, and daughter, Blue Ivy, and a gravity-defying chair. Beyoncé’s performance was just one of many that stood out.

  • One More Try: An Emotional Adele Stops and Restarts George Michael Grammy Tribute Live on Air

    Everyone knew that the 59th Annual Grammy Awards’ tribute to George Michael, who died on Christmas Day last year at age 53, would be one of the most talked-about moments of Sunday’s ceremony. Grammy producers had kept the tribute’s performer under wraps, and speculation had run rampant that it might be Elton John or even another past Michael duet partner, Aretha Franklin. Additionally, Adele was singing not, say, “Careless Whisper” or “Praying for Time,” but the lesser-known “Fastlove” from Michael’s 1996 album, Older — a dance track, now reimagined as a funereal dirge.

  • George Michael’s 911 Tape Reportedly Details How Partner Fadi Fawaz Found Him Unconscious

    Fadi Fawaz, George Michael‘s partner, tried to wake the pop legend for an hour before calling paramedics, this according to an alleged 911 call made on the day Michael was found dead. The Ambulance Service could not verify the legitimacy of the audio to PEOPLE but did say that they were launching an investigation into how the call was leaked. When asked by the operator if Michael was “beyond help,” Fawaz reportedly detailed how he spent an “hour” trying to revive him.

  • Grammys 2017: Prince, George Michael Tributes Announced

    Performers involved are still under wraps.

  • Boy George Talks George Michael Feud and Surprising Michael Jackson Revelation

    Boy George stopped by the Clubhouse on Watch What Happens Live Tuesday night and talked about a couple of music legends named Michael. Andy Cohen asked Boy George about his feud with George Michael, and how he recently met Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris. Boy George had just met Paris a couple weeks before, but he told Andy that he had, surprisingly, never met the King of Pop.