He's a global superstar and for the first time ever he's been in the region to perform solo. Thousands of fans saw George Michael play on Tyneside. He was due to play the Metro Radio Arena last December but rescheduled because of pneumonia.
There were fears it would be cancelled altogether after George pulled out of some international dates. Fans weren't disappointed though, an arena full of screaming people were on their feet at the Symphonica show.