Hip-Hop And R&B Stars Pay Tribute To George Michael

26 December 2016, 13:56

George Michael

The iconic singer has passed away, aged 53.

Artists around the world have paid tribute to George Michael after the iconic singer died yesterday (25th December) at the age of 53.

The 'Careless Whisper' singer reportedly passed away peacefully at his home in Oxfordshire, England.

This morning, his family confirmed the sad news through a statement: "It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period," it said.

"The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage."

George Michael sold more than 100 million records worldwide, had seven No. 1 singles in the UK and also had 2 Grammys.

Stars from the world of Hip Hop have posted their tributes to the late singer.

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