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80s pop stars Pepsi and Shirlie share their journey in new book

80s pop stars Pepsi and Shirlie share their journey in new book

Eighties pop stars Pepsi and Shirlie are sharing their journey through fame, and their long lasting friendship, in a new book Pepsi and Shirley: It’s All In Black and White.  The duo came to prominence as the backing signers for George Michael and Andrew Ridgely’s band Wham! The duo appeared in many of their iconic videos and […]

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‘The Wire’ actor Michael K Williams dead at 54

‘The Wire’ actor Michael K Williams dead at 54

Actor Michael K Williams, best known for playing the character Omar Little in the TV show The Wire, has died aged 54. The actor passed away in his Williamsburg Penthouse, his body was discovered by his nephew. No cause of death has been released at this time. William’s character on The Wire was a fan favourite. Omar Little […]

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George Michael’s signature tune ‘Freedom ’90’ is 30 years old

The song that highlighted George Michael’s quest to be taken seriously as an artist, and free of the burdens and shackles of fame, was released as a single 30 years ago today. Fans first heard Freedom ’90 in September 1990 when the singer released his second solo album Listen Without Prejudice Vol 1, but when it was released […]

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‘Dance Around the World’ singer Richinel dies aged 63

‘Dance Around the World’ singer Richinel dies aged 63

Singer Richenel has passed away aged 63 after battling lung cancer. The artist is best known for his 1986 club hit Dance Around the World.  Born Hubertus Richenel Baars, he had hits in many countries in the late 1980’s but was especially especially successful in Scandinavia, Italy and Germany. After studying fashion Richinel turned his attention to […]

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Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’ video given a fresh makeover

Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’ video given a fresh makeover

George Michael wrote many memorable songs, but Last Christmas might be the one that gets the most plays each year. It’s a Christmas favourite that is played in shops and on radio around the world each festive season.  They’ve even made a whole movie based around the song. Now the song’s original music video has been […]

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New George Michael song released ahead of ‘Last Christmas’ film

New George Michael song released ahead of ‘Last Christmas’ film

Last Christmas the film inspired by the Wham! hit is in cinemas today, and it’s packed full of songs written by George Michael. Over the closing credits of the film is a brand new song from the late singer. This Is How (We Want You To Get High) is the first new music from the George Michael since […]

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Man who vandalised ‘Saint George Michael’ mural found guilty

Man who vandalised ‘Saint George Michael’ mural found guilty

A man who vandalised an Erskineville mural that depicted singer George Michael as a saint has been found guilty by a Sydney judge of malicious damage. Ben Gittany, who painted out the work by artist Scott Marsh with black paint, appeared in a Sydney Court on Friday. Gittany’s damage of the mural occurred following the […]

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If you missed ‘Faith and Freedom’ last year here’s another chance

If you missed ‘Faith and Freedom’ last year here’s another chance

Last year the Perth Symphony Orchestra’s celebration of the music of George Michael was a sell-out success at the Astor Theatre. For those who missed the fantastic show, there’s now another chance to see it.  The show will be presented at The Mandurah Performing Arts Centre on Saturday 3rd March. Created by the Perth Symphony Orchestra […]

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George Michael tops the British charts

George Michael tops the British charts

Ten months after his unexpected death on Christmas Day, George Michael has taken out the top spot on the British album charts. The singer’s 1990 album Listen Without Prejudice Vol 1 was re-released this week, featuring remastered production and bonus tracks. The new version of the album includes the singers MTV Unplugged performance and a new […]

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Freedom ’17: What freedoms can we celebrate this PrideFEST season?

Freedom ’17: What freedoms can we celebrate this PrideFEST season?

Freedom (ˈfriːdəm), noun The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants. synonyms: right to, entitlement to; privilege, prerogative, due The state of not being imprisoned or enslaved. synonyms: liberty, liberation, release, emancipation, deliverance I have been mulling over the theme of this year’s PrideFEST and it got me to thinking. Often […]

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