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British Pop Singer George Michael is dead – Had a Cardiac Arrest

British pop singer George Michael is deceased Sunday at the age of 53. The former member of the band Wham! presumably deceased from heart failure. The cause of death has not been officially established. According to his manager he departed peacefully in his home west of London.

George Michael was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in north London. In the eighties he became world famous with the duo Wham! he, with his school friend Andrew Ridgeley, founded at eighteen. The duo scored hits like Wake me up before you go go, Freedom and Last Christmas.

The band lasted for five years, then followed a successful solo career, with No. 1 hits like A different corner, the duet with Aretha Franklin I knew you were waiting (for me), I want your sex and Faith. In total he sold four decades time 100 million albums.

The death of the singer has led to shocked reactions in the music world. George Michael is another famous artist who deceased in 2016. Earlier this year died singer David Bowie and followed later in the year include Prince and Leonard Cohen.