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  • Interview: Peyton talks George Michael, new single 'Let It Shine' and upcoming album

    Interview: Peyton talks George Michael, new single 'Let It Shine' and upcoming album

    Internationally-renowned singer-songwriter and 2016 “X Factor UK” finalist Peyton’s hot new single “Let It Shine” drops across multiple digital platforms today, April 7. The inspirational track is a collaboration with his long-time friend, Steven Redant. Peyton has built his spectacular reputation...
  • George Michael's death still hits too close to home

    George Michael's death still hits too close to home

    Living in a world without George Michael is still surreal. It’s been 74 days since Michael passed away in his London home of natural causes, and his lost is still one that hits too close to home in the music world. You can easily compare the death of George to that of John Lennon. Just as Lennon’s...
  • 5 best George Michael lyrics

    5 best George Michael lyrics

    With a career covering more than three decades, singer George Michael is cemented in pop history. The British superstar first found fame as part of Wham!, an early 80s duo with its exuberant style. The twosome – also comprised of Andrew Ridgeley - dissolved amicably, with Michael launching a highly...
  • Blossoms perform at the BBC1 Radio Live Lounge earlier this week. 

    Watch Blossoms cover impressive 50 Cent and George Michael mashup

    Blossoms were the U.K.’s biggest breakout artist of 2016 with hit singles like “Charlemagne” and “At Most A Kiss.” With upcoming appearances at Coachella and Firefly Music Festivals, the five-piece group should be in for another big year of growth in 2017. So far the group is doing a swell job of...
  • Prince tribute set for 2017 Grammy Awards.

    Prince and George Michael tributes planned for 59th Grammy Awards this Sunday

    2016 was a banner year for tragedy in the music community. Two of music's pillar performers--Prince and George Michael--were unfortunately taken way long before their time. Their legacies will continue to live on for years to come, and rightfully so. To honor their impact, The Recording Academy...
  • James Corden pays emotional tribute to George Michael on 'The Late Late Show'

    James Corden pays emotional tribute to George Michael on 'The Late Late Show'

    James Corden spent time in London for the holidays and returned to his post helming his critically-acclaimed talk show in the early morning hours of Jan. 4. The Tony Award-winning actor told his captive audience while his holiday at home was nice, news of George Michael’s sudden death on Christmas...
  • Sleater-Kinney rings in 2017 with George Michael, David Bowie covers in San Francisco

    Sleater-Kinney rings in 2017 with George Michael, David Bowie covers in San Francisco

    As the calendar turned, many artists found themselves looking back upon those we lost in 2016 — a particularly cruel year that robbed us of heroes across the musical spectrum. December alone brought the passings of George Michael, Emerson Lake & Palmer’s Greg Lake and Debbie Reynolds, an icon of...
  • SiriusXM to launch George Michael tribute station

    SiriusXM to launch George Michael tribute station

    As we close out a year filled with upsets, we could all use a little faith and SiriusXM is using the optimistic opuses of the late George Michael to get us through. The satellite radio network will launch a George Michael tribute station called “Faith” on Jan. 4. The Channel 13 station will...
  • Elton John pays tribute to George Michael during Las Vegas show

    Elton John pays tribute to George Michael during Las Vegas show

    Elton John opened the holiday season run of his ongoing "Million Dollar Piano" residency on Dec. 28 in Las Vegas at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The 6-time Grammy winner's hit-filled 18-song setlist included a moving tribute to the late British pop star George Michael, who died of heart failure...
  • Elton John will reportedly perform "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" at George Michael's funeral.  

    Elton John reported to honor late friend George Michael with a performance at his funeral

    Millions around the world have seen or heard Sir Elton John’s lovely tribute to Princess Diana when he sang an amended version of “Candle In The Wind” at her 1997 funeral. Unfortunately the famous pianist and singer will have the burden of sending off another one of his friends, as he will...
  • Chris Martin gave a surprise concert at a West London homeless shelter.

    Coldplay's Chris Martin delivers a surprise show at a London homeless shelter, dedicates song to George Michael

    Chris Martin is known for his charitable work as well as his touching tributes. Recently, the Coldplay frontman played a surprise show at the Mercury Lounge in New York City benefitting the Bowery Mission homeless shelter where he played Prince’s “Purple Rain,” Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” and...
  • Watch George Michael play 'Somebody to Love' in front of David Bowie

    Watch George Michael play 'Somebody to Love' in front of David Bowie

    While we're patiently waiting for 2016 to end and hope we don't lose another great musician in the last few days of this extremely difficult year, footage has been released of George Michael, our most recent heartbreak and the legendary David Bowie.  Michael, whose powerful voice could make you stop...
  • Watch George Michael and James Corden on the first-ever 'Carpool Karaoke'

    Watch George Michael and James Corden on the first-ever 'Carpool Karaoke'

    Like all great viral internet stories, James Corden’s wildly popular late night talk show segment “Carpool Karaoke” had an inauspicious beginning. In fact, the very first “Carpool Karaoke” wasn’t even called “Carpool Karaoke.” The idea came in 2011 as part of the BBC’s annual “Comic Relief” benefit...
  • Celebs and musicians pay tribute to George Michael

    Celebs and musicians pay tribute to George Michael

    Pop superstar and legendary blue-eyed soul singer George Michael passed away today (Dec. 25) at the age of 53. An influential vocalist, George Michael’s legacy will live long. Besides his pop music that proved a staple on radio in the ‘80s and ‘90s, Michael, throughout his career, struck a...
  • Former Wham! frontman and pop star George Michael passes away at 53

    Former Wham! frontman and pop star George Michael passes away at 53

    Pop star and former Wham! frontman George Michael has passed away. The singer was 53-years-old. The BBC broke the story on Dec. 25, and Michael’s publicist confirmed the singer’s death in a short statement. According to the BBC, the police have reported that there were no suspicious circumstances...
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