George Michael

Ronan Keating influenced by George Michael

Ronan Keating influenced by George Michael

Ronan Keating says the late George Michael has been the biggest influence on his life. The Boyzone frontman was a huge fan of the ‘Careless Whisper’ hitmaker – who passed away in December 2916 – when he was growing up and was pleased to call him a friend and mentor later in his life. He said: "The most influential person in my life had been George Michael. "He was... »

Kirsty Young ‘permanently’ stepping down as host of Desert Island Discs

Kirsty Young ‘permanently’ stepping down as host of Desert Island Discs

Kirsty Young is "permanently" stepping down as the host of Desert Island Discs. The 50-year-old presenter has been the host of Radio 4′s long-running show since 2006 and has fronted 496 episodes of the programme, with castaways picking their favourite songs including Bruce Springsteen, noel Gallagher, George Michael and Sir David Attenborough to name a few, however Kirsty has now r... »

George Michael’s London home up for rent

George Michael’s London home up for rent

George Michael’s London home is available for rent. Wealthy fans of the ‘Careless Whisper’ hitmaker – who died in December 2016 – are able to stay at the singer’s abode in Highgate, if they are willing to shell out a staggering £15,000 a week. However, it is more likely the property – which was left to George’s sisters Melanie and Yioda in his will &... »

George Michael snubbed Fadi Fawaz in will

George Michael snubbed Fadi Fawaz in will

George Michael’s boyfriend didn’t receive anything in the late singer’s will. The ‘Careless Whisper’ hitmaker passed away in December 2016 and on May 30, court paperwork was issued which means his estate can finally be divided according to his final wishes, with the bulk of his £97.6 million assets going to his sisters Yioda and Melanie. George also bequeathed a horse... »

George Michael’s ex-lover ‘squatting’ in his home

George Michael’s ex-lover ‘squatting’ in his home

George Michael’s ex-lover has allegedly been squatting in his mansion. Fadi Fawaz has reportedly been living in the Wham! singer’s £5 million home, which is close to Regent’s Park in London, since he passed away at Christmas 2016 at the age of 53 and, although he’s received numerous legal letters, he’s refusing to leave as he believes George gave him permission to sta... »

Andrew Ridgeley ‘misses’ George Michael

Andrew Ridgeley ‘misses’ George Michael

Andrew Ridgeley "misses" his "great friend" George Michael. The 56-year-old musician met the late ‘Fast Love’ hitmaker – who died in December 2016 at the age of 53 – at school and went on to form pop group Wham! in 1981, achieving worldwide chart success before eventually going their separate ways in 1986. Andrew admits his grief will never fully go away... »

Andrew Ridgeley to make presenting debut on BBC Radio 2

Andrew Ridgeley to make presenting debut on BBC Radio 2

Andrew Ridgeley is set to make his radio presenting debut on BBC Radio 2. The Wham! star will present an 80s pop music extravaganza for the radio station next month in a show entitled ‘Andrew Ridgeley’s 80s’ Playlist’, which will air on May 6 from 5pm to 7pm. Andrew is set to play the tracks that mean the most to him from the decade and sharing his own memories and stories ... »

George Michael’s art collection sold at auction

George Michael’s art collection sold at auction

George Michael’s art collection has sold for £11.3 million at auction. The collection of the chart-topping pop star – who died in 2016, aged 53 – featured pieces from the likes of Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst, and some of his most cherished artworks have been sold at Christie’s in London to raise money for causes he supported. Damien Hirst’s 2006 piece ‘The Inco... »

Andrew Ridgeley to publish memoir

Andrew Ridgeley to publish memoir

Andrew Ridgeley is writing a book about his friendship with the late George Michael. The 56-year-old singer met the ‘Careless Whisper’ hitmaker – who died in December 2016 – at school and they went on to form Wham! in 1981, achieving huge stardom in 1984 but going their separate ways in 1986, and now the usually-private star is to release a tell-all tome about that period i... »

Tamzin Outhwaite discovers George Michael champagne gift

Tamzin Outhwaite discovers George Michael champagne gift

Tamzin Outhwaite has found a bottle of champagne given to her by George Michael when she joined ‘EastEnders’ in 1998. The 48-year-old actress uncovered the dusty bottle earlier this week and revealed to fans that the late singing legend – who died in 2016 aged 53 – gifted her the beverage when she first appeared in Albert Square as Mel Healy, and admitted she really misses ... »

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