George Michael‘s publicist has just announced that the Wham! singer has passed on.
The band was known for its dance pop sound, and it launched Michael’s career during the 1980s. Michael’s publicist has put out a statement:
“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.”