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World-famous English singer, songwriter and record producer George Michael, who started his career in the 1980s as part of the Wham! musical duo, has “passed away peacefully at home,” said Michael’s publicist.

“It is with great sadness that we can confirm that our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period,” the publicist’s statement said, according to the BBC.

Read more: British pop singer George Michael dies aged 53

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‘Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has died in hospital in Spain after suffering from a severe infection, his manager said today.

The 68-year-old had been recuperating at his Mediterranean home since June, after he suffered a heart attack.

The veteran musician was taken into hospital in Marbella on Thursday evening due to complications with a pre-existing shoulder injury.

He died there at lunchtime on Saturday, his manager and family said in a statement.’

Read more: Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt dies in hospital in Spain, aged 68: Rock legend who opened Live Aid passes away after an infection following years of ill-health

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‘Kanye West has made fans angry after ranting on stage and then walking off.

The rapper had a go at Beyonce and her husband, Jay Z, as well as Taylor Swift, Hillary Clinton and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.

He was only three songs into his Sacramento concert last night – which is part of his Saint Pablo Tour – before he stopped to air his views.
“Get ready to have a field day press because the show’s over” he said before dropping his mic as the crowd booed.’

Read more: Fans are angry after Kanye sings three songs, rants and then walks off stage

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‘The rock legend’s latest song, Indian Givers, is about the pipeline and seeks to raise awareness about the Native water protectors in North Dakota.

Since Donald Trump won the presidential election last week, the media has been fixated on his every move and statement. This has had negative reprecussions for activists near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, where development of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) continues, despite federal orders mandating for it to be stopped.’

Read more: Neil Young Celebrates His 71st Birthday By Performing At Standing Rock

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