George Michael

George Michael’s Classic “Freedom ’90” Video Recreated With Current Crop Of Models: Watch

Robbie Daw | September 28, 2016 - 12:24 pm

The British singer’s classic video gets an update. More »

George Michael’s ‘Listen Without Prejudice’ Set For Reissue, Film Coming To Showtime

Robbie Daw | September 14, 2016 - 1:36 pm

Listen once more without prejudice. More »

Zayn Becomes First Male Artist From UK To Enter Album Chart At #1 With Debut LP

Robbie Daw | April 4, 2016 - 12:20 pm

All that pillow talk paid off. More »

Miley Cyrus Partners With Instagram For “#InstaPride” Campaign: Morning Mix

Bianca Gracie | June 16, 2015 - 5:00 am

Plus George Michael is reportedly in rehab. Also see which artists will be performing on television today. More »

Daft Punk Drop Surprise Remix Album: Morning Mix

Christina Lee | August 11, 2014 - 5:00 am

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:: Daft Punk has released a limited edition remixes album worldwide to iTunes, without warning. Human After All (Remixes), also featuring Basement Jaxx, Peaches and Justice, was first released in Japan in 2006. [HarderBloggerFaster]

:: Morrissey has been dropped by Capitol/Harvest, just weeks after the release of WorldMore »

Robin Thicke Sells Less Than 60 Copies Of ‘Paula’ In Australia: Morning Mix

Christina Lee | July 11, 2014 - 5:00 am

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:: First week sales of Robin Thicke’s Paula in Australia look bleak, more so than in the US and UK. The album failed to chart in the ARIA Top 500, meaning that it sold less than a Blondie compilation at #500 with just 54 copies sold. Oof. [NME]

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Future And Nicki Minaj’s “Rock Star”: Hear The Scrapped, George Michael-Sampling ‘Honest’ Track

Christina Lee | July 9, 2014 - 11:06 am

When Future was promoting his sophomore LP Honest, he kept bringing up a song that he wished was included. He would even play it for journalists at listening parties to show what fans were missing.

“Rock Star” features Nicki Minaj and interpolates George Michael’s “Careless Whisper,” allowing the Atlanta rapper to flaunt his… More »

George Michael Was Rushed To Hospital For An Unexplained Illness: Morning Mix

Mike Wass | May 30, 2014 - 5:00 am

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:: George Michael was rushed to hospital last week due to an unexplained illness. His representative refuses to comment apart from saying that he was getting routine tests. Sounds a little fishy… but get well soon! []

:: This piece of casting is either inspired or a disaster waiting… More »

George Michael’s ‘Symphonica’: Review Revue

Robbie Daw | March 19, 2014 - 3:04 pm

Ten years after his last studio album, Patience, George Michael is back with Symphonica. It isn’t exactly the buoyant return to bouncy, slightly-sleazy pop we’d all been hoping for; rather, George worked with late, famed producer Phil Ramone to transform his orchestral 2011-12 tour of the same name into a consumer-worthy package.

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George Michael’s ‘Symphonica’: Album Review

Kathy Iandoli | March 18, 2014 - 5:30 am

It’s been ten years since George Michael released his fifth studio album Patience. It was geared to be his “comeback,” considering he hadn’t created any original music in almost ten years prior to Patience. A lot has happened since then. He’s toured, and toured some more, continued his activism, randomly dropped a track… More »

George Michael’s “Let Her Down Easy” Video: Watch The Moving, Circus-Themed Clip

Robbie Daw | February 4, 2014 - 12:18 pm

Terence Trent D’Arby’s touching 1993 ballad “Let Her Down Easy” has been covered by George Michael for the lead single off the latter’s Symphonica (out March 17), and the beautiful, piano-driven track now has an equally gorgeous video to go with it. Michael paired up with director Vaughn Arnell for the clip, who was behind such… More »

George Michael’s “Let Her Down Easy”: Listen To The Lead ‘Symphonica’ Single

Robbie Daw | February 3, 2014 - 8:51 am

Good news for fans of all things orchestral and all things George Michael: The singer will be back with a crooner-worthy album of covers, both standards and re-worked versions of his own tunes, next month. Titled Symphonica (out March 17), the album’s lead single is “Let Her Down Easy,” originally a moving 1993 tune by… More »

George Michael To Drop New Album ‘Symphonica’ In March

Christina Lee | January 20, 2014 - 10:11 am

George Michael will release a new live album, Symphonica, on March 17. The 14-song set features orchestral rearrangements of his own hits, plus select covers (Roberta Flack’s “The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face,” Trent D’Arby’s “Let Her Down Easy,” Elton John’s “Idol”) that were recorded during his 2011-2012 tour of the same name. More »

4th Of July Playlist: 13 Songs That Celebrate Liberty & “Freedom,” Plus The Red, White & Blue

John Hamilton | July 3, 2013 - 9:23 am

Thank goodness for the Fourth of July, because aside from Labor Day, summer vacation and a different Pride event in a different city every weekend for the past month, we need an excuse to take one more day off. Of course, this isn’t just any day off, it’s a day to sit in a folding lawn… More »

George Michael Cancels Tour Dates, Seeks Anxiety Treatment: Morning Mix

Carl Williott | October 2, 2012 - 5:00 am

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:: George Michael has canceled a string of Australian dates so that he can get treatment for anxiety stemming from a 2011 health scare. The 49-year-old Brit spent three weeks in the hospital last November during a bout with pneumonia. [Entertainment Weekly]

:: Pussy Riot’s appeal hearing was… More »

Justin Bieber Being Eyed For ‘Book Of Mormon’ Movie: Morning Mix

Carl Williott | September 11, 2012 - 5:30 am

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:: Trey Parker and Matt Stone — creators of The Book Of Mormon — floated out Justin Bieber’s name as the dream lead for their musical’s eventual film adaptation. The duo has previously made fun of Bieber in their animated series South Park. It’s also worth noting that it’s usually… More »

Labor Day Video Playlist: Pop Stars At Work

John Hamilton | August 31, 2012 - 9:30 am

It’s hard to believe summer’s winding down and Labor Day is upon us already, but there’s no need to despair! In the spirit of the holiday — the point of which is to recognize and celebrate the average working stiff — we’ve rounded up a marathon of classic videos by artists who have done their… More »

London Olympics 2012: Spice Girls, One Direction, George Michael & Others Close The Games: Watch

Robbie Daw | August 13, 2012 - 7:17 am

During NBC’s telecast of the London Olympics closing ceremony, Ryan Seacrest called the Spice Girls’ performance the worst-kept secret of the all-star A Symphony Of British Music concert. And thankfully, many of the previously-rumored artists actually turned up to the extravaganza. (One exception was Adele, who was whispered to be making an appearance, but wound… More »

London Olympics 2012: Spice Girls, Pet Shop Boys, Muse & More Confirmed For Closing Ceremony

Robbie Daw | August 10, 2012 - 7:41 am

Been wondering who will be performing at this Sunday’s A Symphony Of British Music closing ceremony concert at the London Olympics? Our handy Who’s Who guide of both rumored and confirmed artists should have given you a few tips, but now some of those rumored crooners from across the pond have been officially revealed to… More »

London Olympics 2012: Who’s Who At ‘A Symphony Of British Music’ Closing Ceremony Concert

Robbie Daw | August 8, 2012 - 5:33 am

This coming Sunday, the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London will officially come to an end as London Mayor Boris Johnson hands the Olympic flag over to Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes and the torch that was lit during the opening ceremony on July 27 is extinguished. But naturally the Games Of The XXX… More »

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