2010 – George Michael jailed for eight weeks for drug driving The BBC’s Lizo Mzimba: ”He actually seemed shocked” George Michael has been given an eight-week sentence for crashing his car while under the influence of cannabis. He was also fined £1,250 at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court in London and given a five-year driving ban. […]
2009 – George Michael was arrested and held on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs after his Land Rover was in collision with a lorry on the A34 in Berkshire. The singer was later released without charge.
2008 – George Michael kicked off the North American leg of his ‘25 Live’ 106-date world tour at San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, California.
2007 – George Michael became the first music artist to perform at the new Wembley Stadium in London when he played the first of two shows at the venue during his ‘25 Live Tour’.
2006 – George Michael was paid a reported £1.5m for an hour’s concert at a Russian billionaire’s New Year party. The unnamed businessman paid for Michael to entertain his 300 guests on his private estate 20 miles outside Moscow. Michael had just finished the British leg of his Twentyfive tour which included a free concert […]
2006 – George Michael openly smoked a cannabis joint during an interview on a TV show. The singer was filmed backstage at in Madrid, Spain where the drug is legal. Michael said “It’s the only drug I’ve ever thought worth taking, this stuff keeps me sane and happy. But it’s not very healthy,”
2006 – George Michael, avoiding the Paparazzi, wrecks his Car on This Day in Rock! A Tabloid Junkie Photographer snapped a shot of George asleep in his car while parked somewhere in Central London. Waking up and realizing his situation proceeded to make a getaway crashing into a small post. Ooops… DON’T PANIC George…. it’s […]
2006 – George Michael was found slumped over in a car in Hyde Park, London. A concerned person spotted
2006 – George Michael was found slumped over in a car in Hyde Park, London. A concerned person spotted the singer and called police who after being checked by paramedics was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs and then released on bail. Michael made a public statement about the incident and said “I was in […]
2005 – Readers of UK newspaper The Sun voted George Michael’s ‘Careless Whisper’ as the greatest British pop single of the past 25 years. Oasis came second with ‘Wonderwall’ and Kate Bush third with ‘Wuthering Heights’. The rest of the Top 10: No.4, Robbie Williams, ‘Angels’, No.5, The Jam, ‘Going Underground’, in equal 6th, The Sex […]
2002 – George Michael was jeered and heckled by the audience on This Day in Rock! The CNN news show audience was angry as he took part in a phone interview none to their liking. George was defending the content of the video to his new single “Shoot The Dog” in which US President George […]
2000 – Los Angeles County Superior Court throws out the $10 million lawsuit against singer George Michael that followed his 1998 arrest on charges of lewd behavior in a Los Angeles public restroom. Beverly Hills cop Marcelo Rodrigues claimed that Michael had slandered him in a video for his single “Outside.”