Singer George Michael has died at the age of 53. The singer “passed away peacefully at home” on Christmas day, December 25, 2016.
No further details were announced on Michael’s death. Police confirmed that an ambulance was called to a house in Oxfordshire, England at 1:42 pm. Police say there were no suspicious circumstances.
In a statement, the star’s publicist said: “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. The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.”
Michael, who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980’s with hits like “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” and “Careless Whisper”. He went on to have a solo career with hits like,”I Want Your Sex” and “Faith.”
To read more about George Michael, here is his Wikipedia page.
Here is the video for “Careless Whisper”…