1. 'Last Christmas' Soundtrack to Feature Never-Before-Heard George Michael Song

    October 04, 2019 10:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 It will be a Last Christmas to remember, thanks to the hit-packed soundtrack to the upcoming Emilia Clarke/Henry Golding movie inspired by the music of George Michael and Wham! The album from Legacy Recordings will feature such classic hits as the t ...

  2. George Michael & K.Flay Soundtrack the New Trailer for Emilia Clarke-Led 'Last Christmas': Watch

    August 14, 2019 3:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 What happens when you take dance-pop icon George Michael , rising pop-rap star K.Flay , Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke and legendary actress Emma Thompson and put them all together? The answer is an excellent film trailer.  On Wednesday (Aug. 14 ...

  3. George Michael's Personal Art Collection Sells For More Than $15 Million

    March 15, 2019 3:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 The George Michael Collection, made up of the late George Michael ’s personal art collection, sold over $15 million in online sales and during a Evening Auction at London’s Christie’s auction house on Thursday night (March 14). In a press release fr ...

  4. Wham! Singer Andrew Ridgeley to Publish Memoir

    March 13, 2019 7:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 The reclusive George Michael bandmate's book will focus on pair's childhood friendship. Reclusive former Wham! singer Andrew Ridgeley will break his decades-long silence on Oct. 8 with a memoir about his days in the band with late singer a ...

  5. George Michael's Art Collection Set for Christie's Auction

    February 08, 2019 12:22 PM EST 0 0 0 George Michael left a rich legacy of music — and of visual art. The musician’s collection of works by some of Britain’s most famous contemporary artists is going up for auction in London next month, auctioneer Christie’s announced Friday (Feb. 8). T ...

  6. Wham!'s 1984 Classic 'Last Christmas' Hits Billboard Hot 100's Top 40 for First Time

    December 10, 2018 6:03 PM EST 0 0 0 The song climbs 43-34. Wham! 's "Last Christmas," first released in 1984, reaches the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time, rising from No. 43 to No. 34 (on the chart dated Dec. 15). The song, written and produced by the ...

  7. Here Are the Lyrics to Wham!'s 'Last Christmas'

    December 07, 2018 3:05 PM EST 0 0 0 English pop duo Wham! released "Last Christmas" in 1984. Written and produced by George Michael, the song has become one of the biggest Christmas favorites due to its upbeat rhythm and synth sounds. During its recording session in London, ...

  8. Unreleased George Michael Songs to Be Featured in 'Last Christmas' Movie

    October 29, 2018 12:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Universal Pictures’ upcoming Last Christmas  film, inspired by Wham! ’s famous 1984 holiday hit of the same name, is set to feature previously unreleased music from George Michael . The singer additionally helped form the film’s concept prior to his ...

  9. Aretha Franklin's Best Duets: From George Michael to Mariah Carey

    August 16, 2018 12:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 In 1986, the Michigan Legislature rightfully classified Aretha Franklin ’s voice as “a precious natural resource .” While she was celebrated as the Queen of Soul, the late icon and Detroit native, who died Thursday (Aug. 16) at the age of 76, was we ...

  10. George Michael's 'Outside' and Its Celebration of Cottaging Is Still Bolder Than Most Pop Music 20 Years Later

    May 29, 2018 12:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week,  Billboard  is celebrating the music of 20 years ago with a week of content about the most interesting artists, albums, songs and stories from 1998. Here, writer and former MTV VJ John Norris looks back on George Michael's audacious  ...

  11. Adele Curses and Restarts Her Grammys Performance of George Michael's 'Fastlove' | Billboard News

    Adele Curses and Restarts Her Grammys Performance of George Michael's 'Fastlove' | Billboard News

    February 15, 2017 8:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Adele paid homage to pop great George Michael Sunday night (Feb. 12) at the 59th Annual Grammys in her second performance of the evening. Grammy Winners , grammy awards , 2017 Grammys , 59th annual grammy awards , George Michael , adele performance ...

  12. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1998, Celine Dion Sailed to No. 1

    February 23, 2015 8:05 AM EST 'My Heart Will Go On,' from 'Titanic,' debuted at the Hot 100's summit 17 years ago. Plus, remembering chart feats by Madonna, George Michael and Avril Lavigne. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from ...