Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet and Chic star Nile Rodgers were among the stars of the 1980s pop scene reacting to the singer's death.Read the full story ›
George Michael's death on Christmas Day has sparked a surge in sales of his extensive back catalogue, according to latest chart data.
Ladies & Gentlemen is now number one in the iTunes album chart.
Three further entries covering Michael's solo career and work with boy band Wham! feature in the top 10.
Solo album Twenty Five is at number six, and Wham! records The Final and its deluxe edition feature at five and 10 respectively.
Careless Whisper, one of Michael's best known works, is at number 12 in the singles chart, but likely to move into the top 10 today.
The former Wham! singer's publicist described the wave of reaction to Michael's death as an "incredible outpouring of love".Read the full story ›
In one instance, he watched a woman who needed IVF lose £15,000 on a TV gameshow and called her to donate the sum the next day.Read the full story ›
A musical great known for both his chart-topping hits and his turbulent personal life, George Michael was a giant of popular culture.Read the full story ›
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and American popstar Miley Cyrus have both paid tribute to the work George Michael did to support and further LGBT rights.
Sad to hear that George Michael has died. He was an exceptional artist and a strong supporter of LGBT and workers' rights.
Tributes are pouring in to George Michael after his publicist confirmed the pop star had passed away at the age of 53.
Elton John said he had lost a "beloved friend" while the singer's former Wham! partner Andrew Ridgeley said he was "heartbroken".
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Kicking off with 1983's Club Tropicana, the singer enjoyed a flurry of hit singles with Wham! before emerging as a solo icon of modern pop.Read the full story ›
The world is reacting to another star name departed in 2016 after George Michael's publicist confirmed the singer has passed away at 53.Read the full story ›