Well, that was a shocking news, actually bad news. Another legend has left this world. George Michael died peacefully at home over the Christmas period as his publicist told this bad news at 11pm tonight. It is very sad news for many of George Michael’s fans and many people who were listening to his music.
The 53 years old, sometimes member of Wham!, known for their hits Club Tropicana and of course Last Christmas since is the Christmas time. Michael’s real name is Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou. He sold more than 100 million albums in his whole career that was long almost for four decades.
Just now he was planning to release a documentary in 2017.
His publicist said: “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 singers family asks that their privacy could be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.”
He has won two Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year in 1989 for “Faith.”
BBC News reports that earlier this month it was announced producer and songwriter Naughty Boy was working with Michael on a new album.
In the year 2011, Michael was hospitalized for pneumonia.
People reacted with shock on social media websites. There were a lot of comments about black year 2016 that took many of great start from this world. Twitter is totaly full with posts about the star passing from this world.
Leona Lewis twitted:
MC HAMMER twitted:
Comment from Jackie Dj @Twitter: “What a sad year 2016… unbelievable! So many of my idols passed away this year – see u soon… wherever you are!”
Shy Keenan @Twitter wrote: “… a wonderful soul …an immeasurable timeless talent …gone far too soon, goodbye, god bless fella”