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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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Wham! Make it to the top of the British charts with ‘Last Christmas’

Wham! Make it to the top of the British charts with ‘Last Christmas’

Five years after the death of George Michael, and 36 years after the tune was first released, Wham! have taken out the top spot on the British charts with their song Last Christmas.  When it was first released the song was kept off the top spot by the charity single Do They Know It’s Christmas by BandAid, which […]

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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 single arriving today

New George Michael single arriving today

A new single from singer George Michael will be posthumously released on Thursday. The new track, the first since the singers unexpected death on Christmas Day 2016, will make its debut on Chris Evans show on BBC Radio 2 at 9am London time. There’s no news on what the song is called, or when it […]

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Singer George Michael finally laid to rest

Singer George Michael finally laid to rest

Three months after his death on Christmas Day, singer George Michael has finally been laid to rest. The singer was buried next to his mother in London’s Highgate cemetery. The service was attended by a small group of close friends and family members. His partner Fadi Fawaz attended the service, a feud with the singer’s family […]

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Coroner says George Michael died of natural causes

Coroner says George Michael died of natural causes

A British coroner has announced that George Michael died of natural causes, the result of heart disease and a fatty liver. Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire, said a post-mortem found that the superstar died of “dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver.” Dilated cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart’s ability to pump […]

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Will George Michael’s unreleased music ever be heard?

Will George Michael’s unreleased music ever be heard?

Singer George Michael may have  left behind as much as three albums worth of unreleased material at the time of his sudden death on Christmas Day. Record companies are apparently scrambling to have leaked tracks removed from internet sites including YouTube in an effort to protect their intellectual property. It’s likely however that the unreleased […]

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George Michael dies aged 53

George Michael dies aged 53

Singer George Michael has passed away aged 53. The news was announced by the singer’s publicist who said Michael passed away peacefully at home on Christmas Day. In a statement the publicist said; “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the […]

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Alcazar Vs Wham – who does it best?

Pop trio Alcazar are back and ready to leave us crying at another discotheque. This time the Swedish eurodance group have delivered a cover of an old Wham! hit. George Michael and band mate Andrew Ridgely, and backing singers Shirley Holliman and D.C. Lee, released the ‘Young Guns (Go for it!)’ in 1982. It was […]

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Retro Cassette Friday

Retro Cassette Friday

Strap on your cool kid shoes and gird your loins for the kaleidoscopic aural assault that is: Retro Cassette Friday! Wham! Fantastic 1983 This week opens in onomatopoeic splendour with none other than anyone’s favourite anything ever: Wham! Don’t be fooled by the raw, dark sensuality of Andrew Ridgeley’s distracting chest hair on the cover, […]

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