Michael rose to worldwide superstardom as part of the cheery dance
duo Wham! in the '80s, before going solo after three hit albums.
Michael enjoyed even more success on his own, updating older dance
'70s disco, etc.) and even dipping into social
commentary (1990's LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE). After Freddie
Mercury's death, Michael performed a high-profile tribute concert
with Queen, taking Mercury's role.