George Michael has died at the age of 53. News of the singers death spread across news outlets and social media like wildfire with celebrities around the world sending condolences and posting various memorial moments. Michael’s family confirmed the former Wham! singer’s death in the following statement.
“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! scored big with hits such as “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” and “Careless Whisper.”
Michael went on to a successful solo career; his 1987 debut album “Faith” sold more than 10 million copies.