Wham! Singer George Michael Dead At Age 53

Just when we thought 2016 couldn’t get any worse, Wham! singer and wildly successful solo artist George Michael died of heart failure tonight (12/26/2016) at age 53.

A release from George Michael’s family stated:

“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,”

Wham! was a popular Pop Music band started by George Michael Andrew Ridgely in 1983. Wham! released such songs as “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”  and “Careless Whisper”


The other half of Wham!, Andrew Ridgeley took to Twitter, saying:

Michael began a successful solo career in 1987 and released such hits as “Father Figure.

George Michael’s death is being described by local police as “unexpected but not suspicious”.

Many other stars have taken to twitter to express their thoughts on the death of George Michael. Including:

George Michael

Today truly was your “Last Christmas” George. Your music was inspiring to so many people and to say that you will be missed is definitely an understatement. Godspeed!

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