Wham!'s 'Wake Me Up Before You Go Go' hits 1 billion global streams
21 July 2020, 17:47 | Updated: 22 July 2020, 11:54
George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley fans are delighted after Sony Music made a huge announcement about a new achievement for Wham!
Wham!'s 'Wake Me Up Before You Go Go' has now reached over one billion global streams.
The music company said: “Thank you to all the fans across the globe for your continued love and support.”
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Watch the music video for 'Wake Me Up Before You Go Go' in high definition here:
Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go (Official HD Video)
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During the Wham! era, the band sold over 40 million records and delighted their fans with legendary live shows.
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In 1985 they made history by being the first UK band to perform in China with a series of ground-breaking and headline-grabbing concerts.
In 1986 they ended with a bang in front of 70,000 adoring fans who had gathered together at Wembley Stadium for their sell-out farewell concert.