English songwriter George Michael of the duo Wham! passed away on Sunday, Christmas Day at his home in Goring, Oxfordshire, England. He was 53 years old.
A police statement said: “Thames Valley Police were called to a property in Goring-on-Thames shortly before 2 p.m. Christmas Day. Sadly, a 53-year-old man was confirmed deceased at the scene. At this stage the death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.”
Michael was known for hits like “Last Christmas”, “Careless Whisper”, and “Wake Me Up Before You Go Go”.