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RIP George Michael

English singer dies aged 53
By Ben Gourlay from Dec 25, 2016 @ 17:59 CST

In a year that's taken far too many icons of pop culture, BBC has confirmed that singer George Michael has today passed away at aged 53.

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Michael rose to fame in the early 1980's as the lead singer of Wham!, before launching a successful solo career in 1987. In later years, the singer's personal life was marred by public disgrace and well publicised drug use. In a statement, Michaels 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."

NEWS SOURCES:Bbc.com


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