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George Michael: 'I don’t have an ego problem'

This week, George Michael releases his 10th album. We revisit an 1986 NME interview - taken from Rock’s Backpages - where the singer discusses everything from the tangled web of Wham!’s demise, Dirty Den and the end of mankind

George Michael: I'm the luckiest man on earth

George Michael feels blessed to have had such a successful career and claims he is ''the luckiest man on earth.''The 50-year-old singer, who has...

Sun on Sunday scoop on George Michael and drugs has a long pedigree

When is an exclusive not an exclusive? Answer: when it is claimed by the Sun on Sunday. At the weekend it splashed on a George Michael "exclusive" that "revealed" he had given up drugs after a "death scare." It reported that "in his first print interview in five years" the singer told of his epiphany following a bout of pneumonia in Vienna in 2011. Fair enough. Good for George. And well done to ...

George Michael beats Kylie Minogue in British album chart battle

LONDON (Reuters) - Singer George Michael racked up his seventh British number one album on Sunday as "Symphonica" took top spot in the charts, beating off competition from Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue, the Official Charts Company said. Michael's first new album in nearly 10 years outsold Minogue's "Kiss Me Once" by 20,000 copies in a battle between two artists with a record of British chart ...

George Michael 'Symphonica' Review: A Showman In The Perfect Setting Of The Palais Garnier In Paris

Watching George Michael sing in Paris on BBC1 last night, the first contemporary artist EVER to be invited to perform at the Palais Garnier Opera House, I was reminded just how far he'd come. With his note-perfect Symphonica orchestra behind him, George's voice was richer, deeper and more nuanced than ever before. And this was AFTER his bout with pneumonia, a disease whose very mention is enough ...

George Michael tops charts

George Michael's comeback album "Symphonica" has soared to the top of the U.K. music charts, scoring him his seventh solo number one. The singer's first album in 10 years beat out Kylie Minogue's "Kiss Me Once" for the coveted number one spot, and the singer is overwhelmed by the fan support.

Michael Cornelius — Karpal’s loyal ‘other half’

GEORGE TOWN, April 18 — Karpal Singh’s loyal aide Michael Cornelius Selvam Vellu, who also died in the accident that killed Karpal yesterday, was almost like Karpal’s “other half”. The trained...

George Street's Our Town , Starring Tony Winner Boyd Gaines, Begins Performances April 22

Opening night is scheduled for April 25. Performances will continue through May 25. Gaines is joined by Pico Alexander as George Gibbs, Kati Brazda as Mrs. Gibbs, Aaron Ballard as Emily Webb, Sean Cullen as Doctor Gibbs, Wally Dunn as Professor Willard, Matthew Lawler as Simon Simpson, Kathleen McNenny as Mrs. Webb, Lee Sellars as Mr. Webb and Michael Sirow as Sam Craig with Christopher Gibbs as ...

'I'm A Lucky Man': George Michael Scores Number One With New Album 'Symphonica'

George Managed To Beat Kylie Minogue To The Top Spot

George Michael's Symphonica tops UK album charts

His first LP in a decade becomes his seventh outing at No 1, beating competition from Kylie and X Factor's Nicholas McDonald Sean Michaels

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George Michael (born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou on June 25, 1963 in East Finchley, London, England) is an English pop musician of English/Greek Cypriot ancestry. Michael began his career by forming a band called The Executive together with his best friend Andrew Ridgeley, a fellow pupil at Bushey Meads School, though it did not survive for long. It wasn't until he formed the duo Wham! together again with Ridgeley in 1981 that the success came for the band.

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