British pop singer George Michael, who rose to fame with the band wham! And sold more than 100 million albums in his career, has died aged 53.the police said at this stage the death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious. A Post-Mortem will be undertaken in due course.

Michael was due to release a documentary in 2017 after a period of living as a virtual recluse in which he hit the headlines for a series of bizarre incidents linked to drugs. Michael was best known for his 1980s hits “Last Christmas”, “Freedom”, “Careless Whisper” and “Wake Me Up Before You Go Go”.