Review: Fast Love – A Tribute To George Michael

Review: Fast Love – A Tribute To George Michael

For every high-calibre tribute act, the passing of their muse may be a time of confliction. On one hand, they’ve lost the source of inspiration. On the other, the performer has the opportunity to continue a legacy. And what better legacy to celebrate than that of international pop legend George Michael? “It all started when I sang Careless Whisper on a karaoke, says Joseph Sansome, a design consultant turned tribute performer who brought his Fast Love…

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Listen to new George Michael single Fantasy

Listen to new George Michael single Fantasy

A new George Michael single – the first new music released since singer’s death last year – has been released posthumously today. The Wham! and solo superstar died on Christmas Day 2016 at the age of 53, and it had been reported that he was planning to release a new album this year. There had also been reports that the singer left three unreleased albums in the vaults. Yesterday afternoon, a press representative confirmed that the new track was…

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BRIT Awards 2017: Full list of winners

BRIT Awards 2017: Full list of winners

The 2017 Brit Awards took place night at the O2 Arena in London last night (Feb 23). Granted, it won’t go down as one of the more controversial BRITs in recent memory, but there were still a few headline-making moments, such as Katy Perry’s  politically-charged performance in which she took aim at Theresa May and Donald Trump’s relationship. As for the gongs, there were no major surprises on the night, with David Bowie posthumously awarded Album…

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George Michael: A Tribute In 16 Songs

George Michael: A Tribute In 16 Songs

George Michael was one of the defining pop stars of his era – a true giant of the music industry. From his early days with 80s chart sensations Wham! to his multi-million-selling, award-guzzling years as a solo artist, he was one of the most gifted singers and songwriters of the last 35 years. The loss of Michael continues a year of grief in the music industry, with David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen among those dying…

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Careless Whisper not “appropriate” tribute to George Michael, says Wham! buddy

Careless Whisper not “appropriate” tribute to George Michael, says Wham! buddy

George Michael’s Wham! partner and good pal Andrew Ridgeley has said a newspaper campaign to re-release Careless Whisper is not the most “appropriate” tribute to the late singer. The campaign is being spearheaded by The Sun, a newspaper Michael said had branded him a “poof” and a “pervert” during his lifetime. The proceeds from the proposed re-release of Careless Whisper would go to several of the singer’s favourite charities. Since news broke of his death…

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