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Praying For Time: 20 Incredible George Michael Moments

It was possible, even during George Michael's heyday, to take the man for granted, to imagine him as some lightweight pop star who'd be gone…
Tom Breihan | December 26, 2016 - 2:38 pm

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Watch Brit Awards’ George Michael Tribute: Chris Martin Sings “A Different Corner,” Wham!’s Andrew Ridgeley Introduces

Chris Martin paid tribute to the late George Michael at this year's Brit Awards. The Coldplay frontman took on "A Different Corner," and at one…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 22, 2017 - 4:27 pm

Watch Chris Martin Cover George Michael’s “Last Christmas” In Surprise Performance At London Homeless Shelter

After George Michael passed away, countless stories of his secret philanthropic work came to light, including the fact that he volunteered anonymously at a homeless…
Peter Helman | December 29, 2016 - 8:48 pm

Escort – “Last Christmas” (Wham! Cover)

Disco revival ensemble Escort have shared a doubly timely cover of Wham!'s "Last Christmas" in the wake of George Michael's untimely death and the spirit…
Collin Robinson | December 28, 2016 - 2:22 pm

R.I.P. George Michael

The BBC reports that George Michael has died. According to a statement from his publicist, Michael died "peacefully at home" in Oxfordshire, and according to…
Tom Breihan | December 25, 2016 - 6:21 pm

Carly Rae Jepsen – “Last Christmas“ (Wham! Cover)

Tis the season! Carly Rae Jepsen is no stranger to Christmas songs -- she even has a holiday original, "Mittens" (eugh, don't click that link)…
James Rettig | November 20, 2015 - 12:30 am

Summer Camp – “Last Christmas” (Wham! Cover)

A few years back we heard Summer Camp's cover of the Waitresses' "Christmas Wrapping," and they mashed up modern Christmas standards from Paul McCartney and…
Chris DeVille | December 9, 2013 - 11:18 am

The xx – “Last Christmas” (Wham! Cover)

Wham!'s "Last Christmas" is one of the all-time great cheesed-out holiday songs, but it's got a simple, heart-heavy longing at its core, and so maybe…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2012 - 9:46 am

MMJ: NYC’s Coolest Cover Band Last Week

My Morning Jacket ended their five-night residency at New York's Terminal 5 on Saturday night. In addition to playing their albums and new material, the…
jessica | October 26, 2010 - 5:23 pm

OldStand: Melody Maker, April 11, 1987

Take our ink-stained hands and join us at the OldStand, where Jon McMillan goes to remind everyone what an honest-to-goodness music magazine is supposed to
Amrit Singh | March 3, 2008 - 4:48 pm

Wham! To Reform?

So much punctuation we can barely contain ourselves! The year in reunions marches on. AllHeadlineNews reports:Sources say that George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley are going…
Stereogum | February 5, 2007 - 12:42 pm

That Was The Best Christmas Song Ever!

'Tis the season to say "'tis the season" too much. 'Tis also the season to reflect on the year that was, eat too much, see…
Stereogum | December 8, 2006 - 8:06 pm

Wham! Are! Back!

You read that right (if you haven't read it already). Well, they're "back" for a one-off Christmas concert in London's Wembley Arena -- and it…
Amrit Singh | October 11, 2006 - 2:41 pm

Attack Of The Eighties Cover Songs

Stereogum listens so you don't have to. For Love Songs (out 9/12), ex-NKOTB Jordan Knight puts has-been spin on Phil Collins ("One More Night"),…
Scott Lapatine | August 14, 2006 - 11:27 am

George Michael Calls Off Wedding

The pop singer and his longtime lover Kenny Goss are now "reassessing their relationship" since news of Michael's recent hit sex scandal (his first since…
Scott Lapatine | July 25, 2006 - 12:07 pm