04:08 AM EDT 12/19/2014
Originally posted 06/16/2008 01:30PM
George Michael is set to kick off his highly-anticipated 25 LIVE tour Tuesday in San Diego – and the road trip is long overdue, the singer says in a video interview provided to PEOPLE exclusively. "I should have done it a long time ago," he says of the tour, which is his first in North America in 17 years. Calling the performance a "way better show" than anything he's done in the past, Michael says the performance will encompass material from his solo career and his time in Wham!
The singer's North American dates, which include stops in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, New York, comes after a successful spate of European shows. "I've been doing a lot of work, changing [the show] and improving it," says Michael. "I'm dancing – or walking – on a stage that's completely illuminated."
Originally posted 05/30/2007 05:05PM
George Michael's system contained a drug cocktail at the time of his arrest in his car last year, the prosecution informed a London court on Wednesday, the BBC reports.
Originally posted 12/14/2006 01:00PM
George Michael's New Year's resolution: Make a comeback.
Originally posted 10/02/2006 08:15AM
George Michael was arrested on a drug-related charge and given a warning by London police after a traffic incident early Sunday involving the 43-year-old singer.
Originally posted 05/03/2006 04:00PM
George Michael, who recently announced his first tour in 15 years (including an American leg slated for 2007, a source tells PEOPLE), plans to marry partner Kenny Goss in a small ceremony – not an extravagant wedding like his rival, Elton John's.
Originally posted 04/21/2006 12:40PM
George Michael announced his first tour in 15 years on Friday – and dismissed recent media attention over a drug arrest and a car mishap as an over-reaction.
Originally posted 02/27/2006 08:00AM
British pop star George Michael was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of possessing drugs after he was found sleeping in a car near Hyde Park in central London, police tell Reuters.
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