Pop singer who fronted the band Wham!, known for such songs as "Careless Whisper" and "Bad Boys." He also pursued a solo career, releasing the hit album Faith, which won the 1989 Grammy Award for Album of the Year.
He would play at clubs and schools as a DJ across many towns, as well as busking on the London Underground.
His 2014 solo album Symphonica reached #1 on the United Kingdom charts.
He sang a duet with Aretha Franklin on the song "I Knew You Were Waiting" in 1987.