James Corden has been on a holiday break and recently returned with new episodes of ‘The Late Late Show’. It was clear that he wanted to give tribute to the man who encouraged him to start his Carpool Karaoke segments, George Michael.
As most people know by now, George passed away in his sleep on Christmas day and many celebrities have paid tribute to the singer over the past two weeks.
Watch James give his emotional tribute to the late, great George Michael.
Elton John and George Michael l had been great friends for many years before George’s passing earlier this week. The two of them had shared the stage together and even off stage spent a lot of time together.
As most people know George passed away this week due to heart failure and Elton had already taken to Twitter to say how much he will miss his friends. He is also performing at George’s funeral and last night he dedicated a song to the late singer.
The legendary singer opened his Las Vegas show with “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”, a song that he sang with George on stage.
It was clear that Elton was emotional but the show must go on.
It may be Christmas but today we lost an absolute legend. George Michael was one of a kind and had so many hits it is truly hard to say which one is best. Between his solo career and being in WHAM, there are many songs to choose from.
Today, George Michael passed away at his home at the young age of 53 years old. There has been no other information given other than that he passed away peacefully at his home.
Here are his ten best songs, let’s take a moment to appreciate all that he gave to the music community.
9. One More Try
8. I Want Your Sex
7. Last Christmas
5. Father Figure
4. Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me (Duet with Elton John)
3. Careless Whisper
2. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
You will be greatly missed, thank you for all of the music you brought into this world!
George Michael is known for having faith and wanting to be woken up before you go, go. Unfortunately today, on Christmas, he passed away peacefully at his home. That was all that his publicist said about the singers passing.
He gained fame by being in the group WHAM followed by having his own successful solo career.
This story is still developing, I will update it as more information is available.