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  1. Singing duo Bros to pay tribute to friend George MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Sunday Herald

    Eighties boy band Bros will pay tribute to their friend the late singer George Michael at their reunion shows in London next week. Twins Matt and Luke Goss, 48, who enjoyed a major hit with the track When Will I Be Famous?, will be playing two comeback shows at London's O2 Arena on August 19 and 20. Matt and Luke Goss of boy band Bros climb to the top of the O2 Arena in London for a photocall ahead of their comeback tour Luke, whose wife Shirley Lewis was a backing singer for Wham! star Michael, said: "My wife was very close to him and in the first few years sung on every single, so Matt and I had a discussion and Shirley thought it would be a lovely gesture and we both agreed on that.

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  2. Get some Fast Love at Redditch's Palace Theatre with George Michael tribute artist Wayne DilksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Droitwich Advertiser

    The George Michael Legacy features international George Michael tribute artist Wayne Dilks together with his incredible seven piece band and backing singers. The show and production are based upon the George Michael 25 live tour .

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  3. Photo Flash: Downtown Demimonde Turn Out For TRINKETS Opening NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... particularly with their hit song, FLAWLESS which later became a top 10 pop hit. The song was then covered by George Michael . Although no longer touring, The Ones continue to have dedicated fan base who follow the band at NYC special events. Paul ...

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  4. Rapper Jipsta Returns After Surviving Anti-Gay Hate Crime, Talks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Billboard

    JP Masterson, better known as Jipsta , has had a streak of hits on the Dance Club Songs chart. In fact, his cover of George Michael 's "I Want Your Sex" was one of three tracks to hit the chart's top 10 .

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  5. XPN Fest Recap: Amos Lee and Spoon find common ground in grooveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... and Zach Djanikian on guitar, horns and more. They were loose (and tight) and fun, working in covers of George Michael's "Faith" into the title track from Spirit , and then mashing Hall and Oates' "Sara Smile" with Ginuwine's "Ride My Pony," with ...

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  6. Doing a bang-up businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... believe in science" necklaces ($4 per sale to the Natural Resources Defense Council); a pin honoring singer George Michael ($1 to Lucie's Place); and others. Bang-Up Betty donates 100 percent of proceeds from a bracelet that reads "strong as hell" ...

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  7. This week in music: 1987 HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | KFVS12

    If you were listening to the radio or watching MTV this week in 1987, these were likely some of the songs or videos that were in heavy rotation. Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 had George Michael at number five with one of his most controversial singles.

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  8. Where's The Fun In Dead Rockstar Sing-A-Long?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | Houston Press

    ... in disbelief. "Dearly beloved," the invitation reads. "We are gathered here to today to celebrate the work of George Michael and Sharon Jones in the 2nd annual Dead Rockstar Sing-A-Long Club . Second annual because last year this gang produced a ...

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  9. Reeling in the Joshua Tree - here's what Ireland was like when U2's album released in 1987Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | Independent.ie

    ... about his off-stage behaviour more lurid. A similar trajectory would be observable in the career of George Michael, whose Faith album brought him international fame and embellished the heart-throb status with which, as a semi-closeted gay man, he ...

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  10. Newcastle Pride: George Michael tribute Jay Francis ready to do music legend proud on main stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Chronicle Live

    As well as being a huge George Michael fan, Jay performs the legend's music and is readying some classics for his Newcastle Pride set When Jay Francis steps onto the Newcastle Pride stage this weekend he won't only be entertaining thousands of revellers, he'll be paying tribute to a music legend who was gone way too soon. For the past five Gateshead born singer Jay has been performing as a George Michael tribute but his act has now taken on a whole new significance after the former Wham star's shock death at the end of last year.

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  11. Paul Alexander's New Musical TRINKETS to Open at Gene Frankel TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... particularly with their hit song, FLAWLESS which later became a top 10 pop hit. The song was then covered by George Michael . Although no longer touring, The Ones continue to have dedicated fan base who follow the band at NYC special events. Paul ...

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  12. Watch: David Spade Teases Neon-Heavy George Michael Lip Sync BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | MLive.com

    It's safe to assume former Saturday Night Live star David Spade will get above a "Careless Whisper" when the latest episode of SpikeTVs Lip Sync Battle airs Wednesday, July 19. The Joe Dirt alum channels the late, great Wham! frontman George Michael as he dons '80s duds , a feathered wig and porn-star mustache in the latest pretend celebrity singing contest. He will take on Nina Agdal , the Sports Illustrated swimsuit model who is reportedly dating Christie Brinkley 's son Jack Brinkley-Cook .

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  13. Adam Lambert To Perform Musical Tribute To George Michael At AIDS Gala EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | On Top Magazine

    Out singer Adam Lambert will perform a musical tribute to George Michael at Project Angel Food's 27th annual Angel Awards in Los Angeles, California on August 19. Michael, who died on Christmas Day at the age of 53, will be honored posthumously with the Elizabeth Taylor Humanitarian Award at the event. Michael reportedly donated more than $575,000 to Project Angel Food since 1993, the year he left a $25,000 check on the group's doorstep as it struggled to survive.

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  14. How Kesha Found God in a Hopeless PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... and spiritual confession. It's even prominent in the work of singers who don't identify as religious, like George Michael's biggest hit of his career: 1987's "Faith." In an interview with British GQ he once confessed, "I can't bear Catholicism," and ...

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  15. Haim a " a Something to Tell Youa ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | NME

    ... The title track's bass snaps like a Michael Jackson classic, the handclapping 'Ready For You' gives way to a George Michael 'Faith'-style acoustic refrain. Yet instead of being reverential nods to the past, it sounds like a very modern band having ...

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  16. George Michael, Sharon Jones Join Dead Rockstars Sing-A-Long ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Houston Press

    Rec Room Arts will put on a self-described musical eulogy for both George Michael and Sharon Jones this summer.

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  17. Life as an Aussie expat in New Zealand: Questions about road cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Southland Times

    ... Venture 30 mins out of the big city - OK, maybe more on a bad day - and there's freedom that Braveheart and George Michael yearned for. But if it's any consolation and saviour from yelling at the windscreen, remember there are 4.6 million people in ...

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  18. 'Baby Driver' Shows Us How Rock 'n' Roll Can Soothe the SoulRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | TheDailyBeast.com

    The latest from acclaimed filmmaker Edgar Wright is a high-octane thriller featuring fast cars, a big heart, and one killer soundtrack. After George Michael died , I found myself listening to his song "Jesus to a Child" on repeat.

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  19. George MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | BBC News

    Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou , known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham! He was best known for his work in the 1980s and 1990s, including hit singles such as "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "Last Christmas", and albums such as Faith and Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 . Up to the time of his death, Michael sold more than 115 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

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  20. MoreRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Art Daily

    ... more than five times its pre-sale estimate of 1,500-2,000. A selection of items owned and worn by the late George Michael was offered in the sale, the star of which was a jacket by Jean Paul Gaultier worn in the video for I Want Your Sex, which sold ...

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