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George Michael’s Family Releases Touching Tribute One Year After His Death
“This Christmas will be hard without him.”
What’s New on Showtime: October 2017
Jay Pharoah’s new show
, a documentary about George Michael, and more.
cause of death
George Michael Died of Natural Causes Resulting From Heart and Liver Disease
The inquest into his death has formally ended.
Watch Chris Martin ‘Duet’ With George Michael in Emotional Brit Awards Tribute
Wham! introduced a performance of “A Different Corner.”
Adele, Beyoncé, and Rihanna Almost Did the Grammys’ George Michael Tribute
But George Michael’s family specifically wanted Adele.
Watch Adele Sing ‘Fastlove’ for the Grammys’ George Michael Tribute
Adele restarted the song, saying, “I’m sorry, I can’t mess this up for him.”
last night on late night
James Corden Remembers George Michael, Recounts the Invention of Carpool Karaoke
“It was the first time I’d ever sung in a car with anybody.”
George Michael & Wham! Make
After Michael’s death, sales increased by 2,678 percent.
Chris Martin Sings ‘Last Christmas’ in Honor of George Michael
A fitting song choice.
George Michael Sang About Freedom But Was Never Really Free
His was a story of the deceit of appearances, of pain hiding behind bleach-blonde hair and a platinum smile.
George Michael’s ‘Freedom ’90’ Is an All-Time Power Song
It’s one of those things that can get you out of bed, shake you out of a depression, take you from good to great, from inspired to exalted.
George Michael Was the Gay Icon We Didn’t Know We Needed
At a time when the mainstream associated gay sex with the AIDS crisis, Michael was finally a pop icon who exalted its joys.
George Michael’s Boyfriend Speaks After Tragedy
Fadi Fawaz has reportedly been dating the singer since 2011.
George Michael Rehearsing Queen’s ‘Somebody to Love’ Will Wreck You
David Bowie is watching in the background.
George Michael Spotify Streams Jump 3,158 Percent the Day After His Death
“Last Christmas” and “Faith” are among his most-played songs.
letters of note
Read Frank Sinatra’s Open Letter to George Michael From 1990
“Come on, George. Loosen up. Swing, man.”
Celebrities React to George Michael’s Death
In a year that has claimed so many famous musicians, the world was saddened to hear of the death of yet another icon.
Watch George Michael Help Invent Carpool Karaoke
The late singer inspired James Corden’s now-signature bit.
Singer and Pop Star George Michael Dead at 53
The cause of death was heart failure, according to his manager.
See a Shirtless Saxophonist Play ‘Careless Whisper’ to Unwilling Audiences
Listen to My Morning Jacket Do a Live Cover of ‘Careless Whisper’
A surprisingly earnest take on the original by George Michael.
Frank Sinatra Zings George Michael in a Classy Letter From 1990
“Come on, George. Loosen up.”
Jackie Chan Just As Baffled By Brett Ratner’s Success As You Are
Quotes from Peter Farrelly and George Michael!