Freddie Mercury, was famously and opening gay, however he had one women in his life who was more important to him that anyone else, Mary Austin. Pictured: The pair in 1985.

Freddie Mercury and Mary Austin: The insider's tale of their lifelong love story

Freddie Mercury, George Michael and Stevie Wonder

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

Freddie was last seen on stage with his Queen at the 1990 Brit Awards and had become increasingly reclusive ever since.

Remembering Freddie Mercury's brave public statement just 24 hours before his death

The last confirmed image of Freddie Mercury has been revealed

Freddie Mercury's last ever photo revealed: Beautiful private image of the Queen star at home

Roger Taylor speaks out about his feelings towards ex-Queen bandmate John Deacon

Queen's Roger Taylor explains why John Deacon quit the band

Peter Freestone speaks about the twelve years he spent as Freddie Mercury's close friend and assistant from 1980 to the star's death in November 1991.

Freddie Mercury's death: Longtime assistant shares beautiful untold stories of the star's final days

Brian May and Graham Gouldman

Brian May and 10cc's Graham Gouldman release brilliant new song to mark NASA telescope

Queen + Adam Lambert in concert

Adam Lambert belts out stunning performance of 'Nessun Dorma' live in Italy with Queen

The rehearsal video shows the band playing 'The Show Must Go On', and while Brian and Roger look excited to be back on stage, John Deacon is visibly withdrawn.

When Queen watched video of John Deacon's last gig: 'He looks desperately uncomfortable'

In a rare interview clip filmed in 1984, Freddie Mercury opens up about his and Michael Jackson's relationship and gives a rare insight into the latter's life at home.

Freddie Mercury discusses meeting Michael Jackson and friendship in rare interview clip

John Deacon famously left Queen in 1997 after being 'traumatised' by Freddie Mercury's death and has lived a private life away from the spotlight for the last 25 years.

Will John Deacon ever rejoin Queen? Brian May reveals he's asked bassist to return

Friends of George Michael has spoken out about the impact the star had on their lives. (Clockwise from left: George Michael and Geri Halliwell, Elton John, Andrew Ridgeley, Brian May and Robbie Williams))

How George Michael changed my life: Famous friends reveal his lasting influence

Mary Austin and Freddie Mercury in 1984

Who is Mary Austin? Meet the woman Freddie Mercury asked to marry

Here are 10 trailblazing artists that have made the LGBTQ+ community more visible in the world through their music.

10 iconic popstars who broke LGBT boundaries

The Freddie Mercury Tribute concert saw the George Michael and Lisa Stansfield (top) join stars including David Bowie and Annie Lennox in celebrating the life of the Queen frontman.

The Freddie Mercury tribute concert: A guide to the greatest gig of the ‘90s

Freddie Mercury in 1964

First video of Freddie Mercury: Unearthed footage of the shy Queen star as a student in 1964

Queen

Rediscovered 'lost' Queen song with Freddie Mercury to be released later this year

The Platinum Party at the Palace

Party at the Palace: Queen, Duran Duran, Elton John, Diana Ross and many others put on amazing show