Wham!'s 'Wake Me Up Before You Go Go' hits 1 billion global streams for George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley’s song

Wham!'s 'Wake Me Up Before You Go Go' hits 1 billion global streams

This George Michael performance of 'Careless Whisper' in 2008 is outstanding

This George Michael performance of 'Careless Whisper' in 2008 is outstanding

George Michael’s ‘Listen Without Prejudice’ album title used for Victoria Beckham's £95 Pride T-shirt

George Michael’s ‘Listen Without Prejudice’ album title used for Victoria Beckham's £95 Pride T-shirt

Martin and Shirlie Kemp were so close with George that they were due to spend boxing day 2016 with him before his tragic death on Christmas day.

How George Michael chaperoned a nervous Shirlie on her first date with Martin Kemp

George Michael tops All Time Top 500

Smooth's All Time Top 500: George Michael tops chart for third year with 'Careless Whisper'

Freddie Mercury, George Michael and Stevie Wonder

The 20 best male singers of all time, ranked in order of pure vocal ability

After his mother Lesley died from cancer in 1997, a devastated George never forgot the kindness shown to her by the nurses

Remembering the night George Michael gave free concert for NHS nurses: "Undervalued heroes"

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Rob Lamberti as George Michael

Watch George Michael's greatest tribute act Rob Lamberti perform three George classics

George Michael and Elton John

Elton John's 15 greatest duets ever, from George Michael to Tina Turner to Alan Partridge

Queen frontman Adam Lambert wants to play George Michael in movie biopic

Queen singer Adam Lambert wants to play George Michael in movie biopic

Freddie Mercury, David Bowei and Rod Stewart pictured partying backstage on tour

Pop icons on tour: Behind the scenes with George Michael, Queen, Bowie and more

80s music videos

The 20 greatest music videos from the 1980s

George Michael recalls the pain of going on stage with his secret lover watching in the audience in the 2016 documentary

Watch incredible moment George Michael sang to dying "secret first love" at concert

An otter playing the 'saxophone'

This otter playing the 'Careless Whisper' saxophone solo will brighten your day

Careless Whisper

George Michael tops Smooth's Favourite Love Song vote for 2020 - see the full chart

George Michael, pictured in 1991, met Anselmo at a concert in Brazil

George Michael's best friend recalls night he told heartbroken star his lover Anselmo was dead

George and Whitney

Remember when George Michael and Whitney Houston released a single together?

Charlotte Crosby / George Michael

Reality TV star Charlotte Crosby slammed for having no idea who George Michael is: "Is he supposed to be someone big?"