George Michael has confirmed that he will be playing at the Olympics closing ceremony this Sunday!
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Real Name: Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou
Born: 25 June 1963
Star Sign: Cancer
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George's mother Lesley Angold was a dancer... Maybe that's where he got his moves from?
George Michael first met Andrew Ridgeley at school, where Ridgeley volunteered to tutor him. They formed a short-lived ska band called The Executive before launching Wham! in 1981. The rest, as they say, is history...
He wrote his first solo release, 'Careless Whisper', while working as an usher in a cinema near his Watford home. Michael also reportedly recalls coming up with the saxophone riff whilst boarding a number 32 bus on the way home.
In 2000, the 'Faith' singer bought the piano that John Lennon composed his peace anthem 'Imagine' on, and seven years later, Michael sent the £1.5 million piano around the United States on a 'peace tour'.
How George found fame:
He rose to fame in Wham! and went on to become one of the world's best selling artists with over a 100 million record sales.
But it's only for his new music video for single 'White Light'
We're very proud to announce that we had the world exclusive premiere of George Michael's brand new single, 'White Light' on Friday morning
The 'Faith' singer has confirmed that his new single 'White Light' is set for release on August 12th.
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Tomorrow is the 30th anniversary of Wham!'s first single, 'Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do?)' entering the charts. Join us on a trip down memory lane...
Get to know George Michael better. Find out some amazing facts about one of the best-selling artists of all time...
Warning: may contain nudity!
Watch the music video for George Michael's brand new single, 'White Light', starring Kate Moss.
It's 30 years since Wham!'s first single, 'Wham Rap', entered the UK charts. Take a look at some of their best moments!
It's 30 years since George Michael's first single with Wham! entered the charts. Take a look at some of his greatest solo songs.
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