Which singer once belonged to a group called Wham!?
Answer: George Michael rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham! As a teenager, he formed the band Wham! with high school friend Andrew Ridgeley. In 1984, the duo had their first worldwide hit with “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go.” Two years later, Michael went solo, releasing a hit debut album Faith, which won a Grammy for best album of the year. Michael died of heart failure on December 25, 2016 in his home in England at the age of 53. Michael sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (/ˈhjɒrhjoʊs/ /ˌkɪrjɑːsoʊs/ /ˌpɑːnɑːjoʊtuː/) (25 June 1963 – 25 December 2016), known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham! He was best known for his work in the 1980s and 1990s, including hit singles such as “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” and “Last Christmas”, and albums such as Faith (1987) and Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 (1990).