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George Michael: The Music Is All That Matters

Tom Cridland | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tom Cridland

It is thoroughly shameful that, in the wake of George Michael's hugely tragic passing on Christmas Day, the British tabloid media have chosen to publi...

George Michael - All Its Sad Goodbyes

Bennett Arron | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Bennett Arron

Of all the celebrity deaths this year, and there really has been an unprecedented amount, the passing of George Michael has upset me the most. I happened to mention this on Social Media - which is of course the way we now express our feelings - and I was greeted with "Well, he wasn't as talented as Prince" or "He was no Bowie"

'Don't Call George A Wham! Singer' - Andrew Ridgeley Makes Huge Gesture For Lifelong Pal

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

George Michael’s former band mate Andrew Ridgeley has revealed the depth of their friendship of five decades, with his strong and somewhat unexpecte...

Listen, Again: Why George Michael's Pop Masterpiece Will Rightly Be Reappraised

Dan Tickner | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Dan Tickner

One of the final acts of George Michael's creative life was to oversee both the re-issue and re-evaluation of perhaps his most misunderstood, yet greatest pieces of work. Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 was released to a changing world - musically and otherwise - in the autumn of 1990, wrong-footing critics and fans alike.

George Michael's Sudden, Sad Death Has Robbed The World Of A Great Artist And Star With A Social Conscience

Peter Tatchell | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Peter Tatchell

I first met George about 1980 when he was still a teenager and before he was famous. It was a chance meeting in a small gay disco above a pub by Manor House tube station​ in north London​. He was a great dancer and sang along to songs. He had a good voice and said he was going to be a pop star.

Andrew Ridgeley Shares Grief At Loss Of George Michael After 40 Years Of Friendshp

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

As stars from the entertainment industry all over the world have expressed their sadness at the shocking death of George Michael on Christmas Day, nob...

Got Any Wham! Memorabilia? George Michael Needs Your Help!

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

BREAKING: George Michael dies aged 53. George Michael has sparked curiosity in his many fans, with a personal request for any rare footage of him in h...

The Top Five Unlikeliest Bands to Reform

Tim Thornton | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

All this casts fascinating light on the few major pop acts who've never been overwhelmed by the desire to jump back onto the rock'n'roll roundabout. Why are they resisting the enormous big fat cheques (surely) being waved at them almost perpetually by the world's promoters? And who is the least likely to ever budge from their zero-tolerance standpoint?

Oxford's Acapella Choir's Wham! Tropicana Cover Is Simply Majestic

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

First we had Shakira Shakira (and yes, we're still listening to it), then came Mariah Carey, and now Oxford's all-male acapella choir has burst joyful...

REVEALED: The Song That Most Makes You Think Of Christmas!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

We asked our readers to vote for the song that's most guaranteed to make you come over all festive, and there is a standout winner. VOTE: The Film...

That Top 10 Album Thing

Rachel Braier | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Braier

The latest 'thing' doing the rounds on Facebook, is to list ten albums that have had the biggest personal import. They may or may not be your favourites, they may not be cool or classic; they just need to have resonated in some way.

7 Class Acts, Like Kate Bush, Who We Need To See Live Before We Die

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kate Bush's announcement that she is to play a series of shows in London - her first since 1979 - has sent fans (and us) into a spin. We'll be the ...

Christmas Hits and It Hurts

Horace Trubridge | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Horace Trubridge

My regret is the fact that we don't seem to get any quality Christmas-themed singles any more. Are we really going to be stuck listening to Slade, Roy Wood, Cliff, Wham etc for the rest of our December days? As great as some of these records may be, it would be nice to hear something fresh.

WATCH: Lovelorn Monkey Channels George Michael

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Almost thirty years after its original release, George Michael's classic 'Careless Whisper' video, is reborn. Monkey, the star of PG Tips, takes ...

30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1980s Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Comedy

In May, we brought you 30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1970s Britain. So we thought it only right that we move it along a decade, and indulge ours...

As George Michael Turns 50, Here's A Rare Gem To Say Happy Birthday!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

When George Michael bounced onto the stage for his Top of the Pops debut in 1983, prancing around Andrew Ridgeley and his guitar, only the seers among...

Why Our Teenagers Need One Direction

Lee Mannion | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lee Mannion

With Rihanna and Beyonce all attitude and booty, teenage girls badly needed some boys to target their adoring gaze on.

Festive Chart Toppers

Rich Clarke and Kat Shoob | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Rich Clarke and Kat Shoob

This year the spectrum of songs going for Christmas number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40 is as random as ever from credible contenders, charity records and viral sensations. It's up to you and your downloads of course. All we'll say is choose carefully!

WATCH: Prankster Speaks To Strangers Entirely In Song Lyrics

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Our favourite prank of the week so far comes courtesy of US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres who sent one of her writers off to the supermarket to appro...

The Songs George Michael SHOULD Have Sung at the Closing Ceremony

Andrea Mann | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Andrea Mann

If you listened very carefully, about 1 hour 17 minutes into the Olympic closing ceremony, you could hear an incredible sound. It was the sound of George Michael's goodwill being squandered.

FIRST LISTEN: George Michael Debuts 'White Light'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

George Michael is celebrating muchly today. Firstly, it's exactly 30 years to the day since he and his Wham! comrade Andrew Ridgeley first stormed...

Wham! Reunion Whisper Was Careless, Says George

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

George Michael's camp have poured cold water on talk of a Wham! 30th anniversary reunion gig. "These rumours surface from time to time," commented...

Caroline Frost

Wham! Bam - There's A Whisper They're Back...

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Wham bam - what a summer to be British. First it was all that Jubilee business, showcasing the "best" of our entertainers in front of the royal ga...

'F**ked Up B***ards'

WENN | WENN | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home

George Michael has launched a tirade of criticism on Twitter against a Christian group who prayed for his death whilst he battled life-threatening pne...

WATCH: What If Wham!'s 'Last Christmas' Was Set In Tooting?

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Here's some festive frivolity for you: Wham!'s 'Last Christmas' reworked, reimagined and reset... in Tooting. The spoof song and video is the wor...