In one last hit of bad news from 2016, EX-WHAM singer and successful solo artist George Michael has passed away.
The police say there was no suspicious circumstances and that he died peacefully in his home.
In a statement, the star’s publicist said: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.
“The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.”
RIP George, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.