In the wake of British pop star George Michael’s death, the outpouring of remembrances and tributes continue.
The 53-year-old singer-songwriter died at his home Sunday. His cause and manner of death are pending the results of an autopsy.
Michael, born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, rose to fame as a member of Wham! with hits like Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go, Club Tropicana and Last Christmas and went on to have a successful solo career with hits including Faith, Father Figure, Careless Whisper and I Want Your Sex.
VOLUME’s daily show Debatable (Ch. 106) will air a live George Michael tribute show at 4 pm. Tuesday (Dec. 27) hosted by Mark Goodman with special guests including his former publicist Michael Pagnotta, former MTV news correspondent John Norris and Us Weekly’s Ian Drew.
Goodman, who’s also a host on 80s on 8, honors his life with a music tribute on that channel, featuring songs from his days with Wham! and his solo artist collaborations with musical greats such as Elton John and Whitney Houston. The special airs 4 pm Tuesday (Dec. 27.)
Remember the icon through his music on 80s on 8, 90s on 9, The Blend (Ch. 16) and through commentary on VOLUME (Ch. 106).
In this Dec. 2, 1993 file photo, George Michael performs at “Concert of Hope” to mark World AIDS Day at London’s Wembley Arena. According to a publicist on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016, the singer has died at the age of 53. (AP Photo/Gill Allen)Credits:- AP Photo/Gill Allen
British singer George Michael performs at a concert to raise money for AIDS charity Sidaction, during the Symphonica tour at Palais Garnier Opera house in Paris, France, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)Credits:- AP Photo/Francois Mori
British singer George Michael stands in the spotlight as he performs during his concert at the Hallenstadion arena in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday evening, Oct. 26, 2006. (AP Photo/Keystone, Steffen Schmidt)Credits:- AP Photo/Keystone, Steffen Schmidt
PHOTOS: AP Photo/Gill Allen; AP Photo/Keystone; AP Photo/Francois Mori; Steffen Schmidt