26 December 2016 / Berenice Mulubah
Popular British pop singer, George Michael has died at the age of 53.
He was a member of the singing group, Wham! in the 80s and would go on to have a successful solo career.
According to his publicist, he ‘passed away peacefully at home.’
The statement continued, ‘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.’
Born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in north London, he sold more than 100 million albums throughout a career spanning almost four decades.He won numerous awards during his career including three Brit Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards and two Grammy Awards.