Artist Countdown: George Michael & Wham! Top 40 Hits 6pm ET @radiomax @GeorgeMichael

GMichaelGeorge Michael (born Georgios Kyriacos Panagiòtou; (25 June 1963) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Michael rose to fame in the 1980s when he formed the pop duo Wham! with his school friend, Andrew Ridgeley. His first solo single, “Careless Whisper”, was released when he was still in the duo and sold about six million copies worldwide.

As one of the world’s best-selling music artists, Michael has sold more than 100 million records worldwide as of 2010. His 1987 debut solo album, Faith, has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide and made several records and achievements in the United States. Michael has garnered seven number one singles in the UK and eight number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked Michael the 40th most successful artist on the Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists list.

Michael has won numerous music awards throughout his 30-year career, including three Brit Awards—winning Best British Male twice, four MTV Video Music Awards, four Ivor Novello Awards, three American Music Awards, and two Grammy Awards from eight nominations.

In 2004, the Radio Academy named Michael as the most played artist on British radio between the period of 1984–2004. The documentary A Different Story was released in 2005; it covered his personal life and professional career. In 2006, George Michael announced his first tour in 15 years, the worldwide 25 Live tour, spanning three individual tours over the course of three years. (Source: Wikipedia)

1 Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go   (Wham!)
2 Careless Whisper
3 Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me (with Elton John)
4 I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) (with Aretha Franklin)
5 I Want Your Sex
6 Freedom   (Wham!)
7 Everything She Wants   (Wham!)
8 The Edge of Heaven
9 Jesus to a Child
10 I’m Your Man   (Wham!)
11 Faith
12 A Different Corner
13 Too Funky
14 Fastlove
15 Bad Boys   (Wham!)
16 Freeek!
17 Praying for Time
18 One More Try
19 Father Figure
20 Monkey
21 Amazing
22 Nikita (with Elton John)
23 Outside
24 Young Guns (Go for It!) (Wham!)
25 Freedom! ’90
26 Somebody to Love (with Queen)
27 Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)
28 As (featuring Mary J. Blige)
29 Spinning the Wheel
30 Shoot the Dog
31 Club Tropicana   (Wham!)
32 An Easier Affair
33 Star People ’97
34 Kissing a Fool
35 If I Told You That (with Whitney Houston)
36 White Light
37 Where Did Your Heart Go?   (Wham!)
38 This Is Not Real Love (featuring Mutya Buena)
39 Older
40 You Have Been Loved

 

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