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George Michael Dead at 53

It was his last Christmas… literally.
December 26, 2016

2016 was the year of terrible losses. Prince, David Bowie, and today, George Michael, have sadly left this earth.  53 year old George Michael has passed away on December 25th while celebrating Christmas with his family. "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," announced Michael’s family. "The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage."

The singer who was a member of Wham! in the early 80s was known for his hit songs “Last Christmas”, “Careless Whisper”, “Faith” and many more.

Police say his death is unexplained but there were no suspicious circumstances.

His former bandmate Andrew Ridgeley said he was "heartbroken at the loss of my beloved friend". He added: "Me, his loved ones, his friends, the world of music, the world at large. 4ever loved. A xx"

We will never forget you.