More details have been revealed following the sudden death of the singer.
Pop superstar George Michael's death from suspected heart failure has prompted an outpouring of shock and sadness from celebrity friends and fans.
It’s just one of the many ways the singer was ahead of his time.
He gave time and financial aid to many good causes.
While George Michael will be remembered for his chart-topping hits as a solo artist and with 80s pop band Wham!, he was also able to clock up an impressive collection of guest appearances in the world of television.
Pop superstar George Michael's death at the age of 53 from suspected heart failure is being treated by police as "unexplained but not suspicious".
We take a look through the highs and lows of the star’s career.
It has been a heart-heavy year in the world of showbiz.
The star was responsible for hits including Last Christmas, Careless Whisper and Freedom.
Remember all of these absolute tunes?