British singer George Michael died today (Dec. 25) at the age of 53, his publicist said.
The pop star started his music career as one half of the 1980s duo Wham!, and went on to enjoy a hugely successful solo career. Tributes poured in within moments of the shock announcement:
One of his most loved songs, Wham!’s Last Christmas, was released in 1984.
Here are some more of the artist’s most popular and memorable tracks: