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7/29/23-George Michael Post Wham

George Michael was worried about Wham! "overshadowing" his solo career, according to Andrew Ridgeley. The school mates former the pop duo in the 1980s and scored a string of huge hits including 'Club Tropicana' and 'Careless Whisper' before George walked away in 1986 to become a solo singing star - and now Andrew has revealed they had an unspoken agreement not to promote Wham! in case it hindered his pal's […]

todayJuly 29, 2023


6/29/23-Andrew Ridgeley wanted final Wham! tour

Source: Andrew Ridgeley regrets that Wham! didn't go on a farewell tour. The guitarist-and-songwriter and his bandmate George Michael performed a greatest hits set at Wembley Stadium, London, on Saturday 28 June 1986 in what was dubbed 'The Final' concert, a name shared with the compilation album that followed. Following the show - which featured special guests such as Sir Elton John and Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon […]

todayJune 29, 2023


12/30/19-Andrew Ridgeley on Wham!

Source: Andrew Ridgeley insists there is no unheard Wham! material to come out of the archives. The 56-year-old singer's late band mate, George Michael, was never a "prolific songwriter" so everything the pair recorded together has already been heard by fans. He said: "There's no unreleased Wham! songs. George was never a prolific songwriter. What was written was recorded generally and released." But Andrew is hoping to offer something […]

todayDecember 30, 2019


10/3/19-Wham's Andrew Ridgeley

Andrew Ridgeley thinks a biopic about Wham! would be 'marvelous.' The 56-year-old singer has written about his rise to stardom alongside his late school friend George Michael - who died in December 2016 - in new book 'Wham! George and Me' and has his "fingers crossed" that it will be picked up and adapted for the big screen. Speaking on BBC Radio 2, he said: "It would make a fantastic […]

todayOctober 3, 2019