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Listen to Robyn Cover Wham!’s “Last Christmas” on BBC’s Live Lounge

Robyn is the latest guest on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge series. On the show yesterday, she performed the title track of her new album…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 4, 2018

George Michael’s 1987 Faith Interview: George Michael Wants Your Respect

A lot of people think that George Michael is a Wimp! and Wham! was nothing but a wimpy band that sold 36 million records. And…
Brad Balfour / October 30, 2017

Rob Thomas Originally Wanted George Michael to Sing Santana’s “Smooth”

In a tribute to the late George Michael published in Billboard today, Rob Thomas revealed that Thomas' 1999 mega-hit from Santana's Supernatural album, "Smooth," was…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 6, 2017

Watch Coldplay’s Chris Martin Cover Wham!’s “Last Christmas” at a London Homeless Shelter

For each superstar musician death this year, there has been a corresponding Chris Martin and/or Coldplay tribute. David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen—when an iconic and revered…
Anna Gaca / December 30, 2016

Wham!’s “Last Christmas” Finally Charts on the Hot 100

Following the unexpected death of George Michael on Christmas Day, Wham!'s ubiquitous 1984 holiday song "Last Christmas" has finally charted on Billboard's Hot 100. It's #50…
Anna Gaca / December 28, 2016

Hold On, Hold On, I Won’t Let You Go: On George Michael, the Unabashed Superstar

In the promo press for his second solo full-length, 1990’s Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1, George Michael announced he'd no longer be granting interviews. He…
Rich Juzwiak / December 27, 2016

George Michael Dead at 53

British singer George Michael has passed away at 53, the BBC reports. The cause of death was unannounced. "It is with great sadness that we can…
Brian Josephs / December 25, 2016

Carly Rae Jepsen Goes to Tinseltown On Her Cover of Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’

Carly Rae Jepsen's cover of Wham!'s iconic "Last Christmas" will never be among the most bah humbug of songs ever recorded for the Most Wonderful…
Harley Brown / November 20, 2015