GEORGE MICHAEL Biography - Musicians


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Name: George Michael                                                                 
Birth name: Georgios-Kyriacos Panayiotou                                             
Born: 25 June 1963 London, England                                                   
Genre(s): Pop, pop rock, dance-pop, blue-eyed soul                                   
Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, producer           
Instrument(s): Vocals, Multiple instruments                                           
Years active 1982 - present                                                           
Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (born June 25, 1963),                                   
best known as George Michael, is a two-time Grammy Award winning English             
singer-songwriter. Whether half of the duo Wham! or a solo artist, Michael has       
enjoyed massive global success with his unique brand of soul-influenced pop. He       
has sold over 85 million records worldwide, encompassing 12 British #1 singles,       
9 British #1 albums, 10 US #1 singles, and 2 US #1 albums. His 1987 debut solo       
album, Faith, has sold over 20 million copies to date. This success has made         
George Michael the most played artist on British radio over the past two decades.