George Michael was a British pop and soul singer, songwriter, and producer. He began his career as one half of the duo Wham! and went on to establish a successful solo career. His debut solo album, "Faith," became one of the best-selling albums of all time, producing six top 5 singles in the United States. With over 100 million records sold worldwide, he achieved numerous music awards throughout his 30-year career. George Michael is regarded as one of the most influential artists in pop music history.
All four of his solo studio albums reached #1 on the U.K. charts and became international successes. He has an impressive record with 12 British #1 singles, 7 British #1 albums, 10 US #1 singles, and 2 US #1 albums. Over the past two decades, George Michael has been consistently played on British radio stations.
In recognition of his contributions to music, George Michael was officially inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2023. His talent as a singer-songwriter and his impact on popular culture will continue to be celebrated for years to come.