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George Michael says he wasn’t allowed to live ‘full life’ in emotional final interview

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George Michael has said that he was not allowed to "live a full life" in an emotional final recorded interview. The late pop icon, who died on Christmas Day last year, spoke to Kirsty Young in BBC Radio 2’s George Michael: The Red Line, which was aired last night. Listen to the interview here. Following the success of his first solo album...

George Michael’s family reportedly block Childline charity concert

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A charity concert for Childline that was being organised in memory of George Michael has reportedly been blocked by the late singer's family. The benefit show had been in the planning stages since Michael passed away in December 2016 at the age of 53, with Childline founder Esther Rantzen - who was a close friend of the late pop icon...

George Michael returns to number one in UK album chart as Post Malone holds on to singles top spot

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George Michael has returned to number one in the UK album chart with an expanded version of his second solo LP 'Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1'. Michael, who passed away in December 2016 at the age of 53, reached number one with the record's original release back in September 1990, though it only stayed at the top spot for one...

This new video for George Michael’s ‘Fantasy’ is nostalgic and beautiful

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A new video for George Michael’s ‘Fantasy’ has been released. Originally released on the Freedom ‘90 12-inch in 1990, ‘Fantasy’ was remixed by Nile Rodgers earlier this year, after being commissioned by the singer himself prior to his death. RIP George Michael - The NME obituary The new film takes several clips from the singer’s career, from music videos to live...

Odds slashed on Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’ landing Christmas Number 1

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Wham!'s 'Last Christmas' is currently the bookies' favourite to clinch Christmas Number 1 this year. The 1984 seasonal hit is a regular fixture when it comes to Christmas playlists, and it seems that 'Last Christmas' could be set to land the top spot in the UK in just over two months' time. The expected resurgence of 'Last Christmas' will coincide with...

‘Breathtaking’ – Fans react to new ‘George Michael: Freedom’ documentary

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George Michael fans have taken online to share their emotional response to last night's premiere of the new documentary, 'Freedom'. RIP George Michael - the NME obituary 'George Michael: Freedom', aired on Channel 4 last night - and received a huge outpouring of love and gratitude from viewers. Co-directed by the late singer-songwriter with his manager David Austin, the film...

George Michael said his life was “a waste of time” in new documentary film

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George Michael remarked that his life had "all been a waste of time, a waste of effort" in an interview that's featured in a new documentary about his life and career. The pop icon, who passed away in December 2016 at the age of 53, will be the subject of the new film, George Michael: Freedom. The documentary was the...

Liam Gallagher calls George Michael a “modern-day Elvis” in new film trailer

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Channel 4 has shared a new trailer for its upcoming documentary film, George Michael: Freedom. Co-directed by the late singer-songwriter with his manager David Austin, the film is George Michael's final work. It tells the story of his entire career, focusing on the tumultuous early '90s period when he released his 'Listen Without Prejudice' album, took his record label Sony...

The woman who had her IVF paid for by George Michael has given birth

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The woman who had her IVF treatment paid for by the late George Michael has given birth to a baby boy. The woman, Lynette Gillard, was sent a donation by George Michael after she discussed her struggle to get pregnant after several failed attempts at IVF on an episode of Deal Or No Deal in 2008. Michael immediately called...