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Listen to George Michael’s first posthumous track, ‘Fantasy’ featuring Nile Rodgers

George Michael's first posthumous track 'Fantasy' has been released eight months after the singer's death and features Chic's Nile Rodgers. Read more: RIP George Michael – the NME obituary The Wham! and solo star passed away on Christmas Day 2016 at the age of 53 and had reportedly been planning to release a new record in 2017. There had also been reports that the singer left...

Posthumous George Michael single to be released tomorrow

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A new George Michael single will be posthumously released this week. The Wham! and solo star passed away on Christmas Day 2016 at the age of 53 and had reportedly been planning to release a new record in 2017. There had also been reports that the singer left three unreleased albums in the vaults. Read more: RIP George Michael – the NME obituary A press...

Listen to Geri Halliwell’s George Michael tribute single ‘Angel In Chains’

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Geri Halliwell has released 'Angel In Chains', her tribute single in honour of the late George Michael. The single, which was announced last week, was released on Spotify this morning - ahead of its official launch on BBC Radio 2 tomorrow. You can listen it to below. https://open.spotify.com/embed/track/2AjdAkauM7OZ4M7qHEavSu The release has been pushed forward from this Friday (23 June), only two days...

Geri Halliwell announces George Michael tribute single ‘Angel in Chains’

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Geri Halliwell has announced that she's returning to music with a new tribute single in honour of the late George Michael. The track, titled 'Angels in Chains' is set to be released on Friday 23 June, only two days before what would have been George's 54th birthday. All proceeds from the single, which also includes the efforts of former Wham! singer Shirley...

George Michael’s ex Kenny Goss writes tribute blog

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George Michael's former partner Kenny Goss has penned a blog in tribute to the late musician, describing him as "not a perfect man, but a warm and generous one". The singer passed away on Christmas Day 2016 due to natural causes. His body was interred at Highgate Cemetery on March 29, 2017. Goss and Michael were together for 13 years,...

George Michael tribute concert at threat of cancellation as his family “aren’t on board” with the idea

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A tribute concert that is being organised in memory of George Michael may be cancelled as his family are yet to get "on board" with the idea. Plans to put on a memorial gig for Michael, who passed away on Christmas Day 2016 at the age of 53, are reportedly being led by the late artist's friend, Dame Esther Rantzen....

Elton John was ‘very upset’ about falling out with George Michael, says friend

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Elton John was "very upset" when he fell out with George Michael in the mid-noughties, a friend of the 'Crocodile Rock' singer has said. In February, John paid tribute to the late pop icon on his Beats 1 radio show, saying: "Not only was he a good friend, but he was probably one of the most brilliant songwriters this country's ever produced,...

George Michael’s family release statement after ‘small, private’ funeral

The family of the late George Michael have confirmed that the singer's funeral took place today (March 29), releasing a short statement to the press. The star's funeral is believed to have taken place in a small chapel in Highgate West Cemetery, North London. The chapel was reportedly chosen due to its proximity to where his mother Lesley is buried. A spokesperson...

George Michael fans and Andrew Ridgeley slam Channel 5’s ‘mucky’ documentary

Andrew Ridgeley slams Channel 5's 'mucky' George Michael documentary
George Michael fans voiced their disapproval on Twitter last night after Channel 5 aired a documentary purporting to explore his "last days". Andrew Ridgeley, who paid tribute to his late Wham! bandmate at last month's Brit Awards, was among those to call out the documentary's insensitive timing. Ridgeley tweeted at Channel 5: "2 conceive such a sensationalist & mucky piece of...

George Michael’s funeral will take place in a small chapel in North London

George Michael's funeral is expected to occur in a small chapel in Highgate West Cemetery, North London where his body will finally be laid to rest. The chapel was chosen due to its proximity to where his mother Lesley is buried. A source told The Sun: "The funeral is going to be a very small, private gathering. The chapel only seats...