According to numerous reports, singer George Michael has died. He was 53 years old.
The news was confirmed by his publicist who said the legendary Wham! singer “passed away peacefully at home.”
The star, who launched his career in the 80’s, sold over 100 million albums throughout his nearly 4-decade long career. In a statement his publicist writes:
“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.”
George Michael was known for the hit songs “Faith”, “I Want Your Sex”, “Father Figure, “Careless Whisper” and “Last Christmas,” as part of the group Wham!.
The cause of death has not been revealed. Our condolences to George Michael’s loved ones.