George Michael was an English singer, songwriter, and record producer.
He first hit the big time in the 1980s with Andrew Ridgeley in Wham! and later went on to a huge solo career. He sold more than 100 million records, with his first solo album "Faith" selling more than 20 million alone.
He had seven number 1 hits in the UK, 8 in the US and numerous music industry awards including two Grammys.