George Michael’s art collection up for auction at Christie’s
LONDON (AP) — George Michael left a rich legacy of music — and of visual art.
The musician's collection of works by some of Britain's most famous contemporary artists is going up for auction in London next month, auctioneer Christie's announced Friday.
The sale includes pieces by Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas and other members of the "Young British Artists" generation who, like Michael, shook up Britain's creative scene in the 1980s and 90s.
Fadi Fawaz is selling George Michael's possessions - and insists he will not get a job.
George Michael had a secret "childhood trauma", his former Wham! manager has claimed.
Entering the Apollo-Ridge gymnasium during an indoor softball practice, one might confuse it for a 30-year class reunion. That's because Vikings coach John Kinnamon is using the gymnasium as a musical time machine, taking it back to 1988.
Robbie Williams has claimed he has a "disease in his head" that wants to "kill" him.
The late George Michael donated over $500,000 to an HIV charity in honor of his former lover.
George Michael's family have successfully managed to keep the late singer's will a secret.
Outtakes: Sam Smith on George Michael, Rihanna and drinking
NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Smith — whose new album, "The Thrill of It All," debuted at No. 1 this week — discusses George Michael, recording bad songs and his goal to cut down smoking and drinking in outtakes from a recent interview with The Associated Press. Read the interview here .
George Michael was "convinced" he would be famous.
George Michael was "terribly lonely" before coming out as gay.
Geri Horner has "moved on" from being a pop star.
Adele will pay tribute to the late George Michael with a heartfelt version of his hit single 'Fastlove' in his upcoming posthumous documentary 'Freedom'.
George Michael says his life was a ‘waste of time’ in new documentary
George Michael describes his life as a "waste of time" in a new documentary.
George Michael pays tribute to first boyfriend in new documentary
George Michael is to be heard talking about his first boyfriend in a new documentary.
New George Michael single aired 8 months after star’s death
LONDON (AP) — A new single by George Michael has been released, eight months after the music star's death.
"Fantasy," first recorded in the late 1980s, has been reworked by funk-master Nile Rodgers. It received its first radio airplay on Thursday.
Geri Horner fancied George Michael before they became best friends.
Geri Horner was scared to record new music - because she feared she had left it too long to make a comeback as a solo star.
Geri Horner "pretends" the late George Michael is "still here somewhere close".
George Michael used to judge the men Geri Horner dated.
George Michael fans will get the chance to see inside his Highgate mansion for the first time in a new documentary entitled 'Freedom'.
The late George Michael and Kenny Goss had an "open relationship".
George Michael's former boyfriend wasn't "angry" when the singer was arrested for lewd conduct with an undercover policeman.
Kenny Goss flushed George Michael's drugs down the toilet in the hope he would beat his addiction.
The 58-year-old dated the late 'Careless Whisper' star between 1996 and 2011 and desperately tried to stop the singer from taking the substances by getting rid of them.
Album Score: 84.63Release year: 1987Album type: Studio album
George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz reportedly intends to stage an art exhibition in memory of the singer.
The 40-year-old fine art photographer plans to honour the 'Carless Whisper' hitmaker later this year, when he will put some of his personal photographs on public display.
Plans for a George Michael tribute concert have been thrown into doubt because his family haven't approved the show.
Family and close friends say goodbye to George Michael
LONDON (AP) — Singer George Michael's publicist says his funeral has been held in London.
The private funeral service took place Wednesday at Highgate Cemetery in north London. Michael's publicity agency, Connie Filippello Publicity, said in a statement it was attended by family and close friends
The family thanked his fans for their "many messages of love and support" and asked for its privacy to be respected.
George Michael laid to rest in London
George Michael's family are keeping his funeral a secret from the late singer's friends.
Sam Sparro frustrated by ‘sanitised’ recollections of George Michael
Sam Sparro feels George Michael's life has been retrospectively "sanitised".
George Michael fans have reportedly been paying £14 to take a guided tour of the cemetery where he will be buried.
George Michael's funeral will take place in a tiny chapel that seats just 30 people.
George Michael's grave has been put under round-the-clock guard.
George Michael reportedly left his £10 million London mansion to his older sister Melanie.
George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz has reportedly snubbed George's family.
LONDON (AP) — George Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver, a British coroner said Tuesday.
Darren Salter, senior coroner for the county of Oxfordshire in southern England, said a post-mortem has found that the singer died of "dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver."
George Michael died of natural causes.
The coroner ruled on Tuesday (03.07.17) that the 'Careless Whisper' singer - who tragically passed away on Christmas Day last year at the age of 53 - died from dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver.
PARIS (AP) — The rocking soundtrack blasting out the lyrics "Stella's On" had guests including Pamela Anderson and Salma Hayek tapping their feet at the gilded Opera Garnier venue in Paris.
It was a knockout, energy-filled show for Stella McCartney — who headlined Monday's installment of Paris Fashion Week and ended with a bittersweet tribute to the late George Michael.
Kenny Goss: Me and George Michael wished we’d never split up
Kenny Goss says he and George Michael should never have split up.
George Michael's former partner Kenny Goss says the singer was "the love of his life".
Andrew Ridgeley can’t get closure on George Michael’s death
Andrew Ridgeley won't get "closure" from George Michael's death until after his funeral takes place.
Fadi Fawaz was left heartbroken by the BRIT Awards tribute to George Michael.
ShowBiz Minute: Brit Awards, Polanski, Jay Z
David Bowie honors, George Michael tribute top Brit Awards
LONDON (AP) — The Brit Awards recognized big international stars including Drake and Beyonce and a cross-section of home-grown talent Wednesday — but the ceremony was overshadowed by the much-missed David Bowie and George Michael.
Bowie, who died in January 2016 at age 69, was crowned British male artist of the year and won British album of the year for "Blackstar," released days before his death.
Fadi Fawaz has slammed claims he has been banned from George Michael's funeral.
The Latest: Adele’s ‘Hello’ wins song of the year Grammy
The Latest on the 59th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (all times local):
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An apologetic Adele has accepted the song of the year Grammy for "Hello," sharing it with the song's writer and producer, Greg Kurstin.
George Michael’s family angry at leak of emergency call
LONDON (AP) — Members of George Michael's family say they are "extremely upset" that a recording of the emergency call reporting his death was leaked to the press.
The family's lawyers released a statement Sunday saying they want an investigation, "and we will expect the culprit(s) to be dealt with appropriately."
It says Michael's family and friends are appalled "that such a personal, painful and clearly confidential recording has been leaked."
Naomi Campbell once egged George Michael's van.
Elton John: George Michael was ‘kindest, most generous man’
Elton John says his late friend and fellow Brit George Michael was one of the best vocalists in the world.
John paid tribute to Michael during his Beats 1 Radio show Monday, calling him one of Britain's "most brilliant songwriters."