Pop superstar George Michael dead. London, British pop singer , who shot to fame within the Eighties with Wham! and endured as a solo artist, died on Sunday at his home in England. It became announced at 11pm this night that the singer has died aged 53. Born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, he as soon as performed music on the London underground teach device before forming Wham! with Andrew Ridgeley in 1981. He died peacefully at his home in Oxfordshire, England, on Christmas Day.