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The best George Michael singles from 1984 to 2005

Voting on the best George Michael singles - from his 1984 hit Careless Whisper to his last top 5 - Amazing in 2004. Which is his greatest hit?

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George Michael - Careless Whisper (Official Video)

George Michael - Careless Whisper (Official Video)
This was the first single released by George Michael after departing from WHAM! The video contained proper 80s attire and GM's highlights were on point.

George Michael - Outside (Official Video)

George Michael - Outside (Official Video)
This was the song that truly cemented George Michael as a gay icon... Plus it had disco urinals. It was released in 1997 and was, basically his coming out as gay statement. The storyline loosely followed his arrest in the US following a police sting.

George Michael - A Different Corner (Official Video)

George Michael - A Different Corner (Official Video).
Another ballad from the music man. A quite, introspective song which reached number 1 in 1986.

George Michael, Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) (Official Video)

George Michael - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
Incredible things happened when these two icons of music joined forces... This is a real slice of 80s pure pop. This song is especially good in Karaoke - if you remember all the ad-libs and musical runs from Aretha!

George Michael - Faith (Official Video)

George Michael - Faith (Official Video)
When the boy finally became the man. George Michael's Faith was a world wide hit - reaching number 1 in US - and number 2 in the UK.

George Michael, Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me (Live)

George Michael's official live music video for 'Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me'.
This was George Michael's second duet released as a single - and this time with Elton John. It was, fair to say a complete MEGA hit.

George Michael - Jesus to a Child (Official Music Video)

George Michael's official music video for 'Jesus to a Child'.
According to GM - the songs from his album Older were the songs that he always wanted to make - to be treated as a proper artist and not a bubblegum pop artists. The UK replied YES and made this song a number 1...

George Michael - Fastlove (Official Video)

George Michael - Fastlove (Official Video)
This was the second single from his Older album to make it to number 1 in the UK. Fans were loving the more mature sounds of George Michael.

George Michael - Star People '97 (Live)

George Michael - Star People '97 (Live)
Star people made it to number 2 in the UK but didn't chart well across the world. We still love it though.

George Michael - Amazing (Official Video)

George Michael - Amazing (Official Video)

In 2004 George Michael proved he was ... amazing.

George Michael - I Want Your Sex (Official Video)

George Michael - I Want Your Sex

This was the first single off his most popular album, Faith. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 2 in the US.

George Michael - Too Funky (Official Video)

George Michael - Too Funky

Too Funky reached number 4 in the UK and number 10 in the US. Remember these were the days where being top 10 actually meant you were selling thousands and thousands of records.

Queen & George Michael - Somebody To Love (Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert)

What a combination... Queen and George Michael.

George Michael paid tribute to Freddie Mercury during the release of this single. The recording was taken from a tribute concert to Freddie in 1992.

George Michael - Killer/Papa Was A Rolling Stone (Official Video)

George Michael - Killer/Papa Was A Rolling Stone

This was a number 1 for George Michale back in 1993 - however it was less popular in the US and only made it to number 69.

George Michael - Spinning The Wheel (Official Video)

George Michael - Spinning The Wheel

Fans continued to support GM's new sound and Spinning The Wheel, reached number 2 in the UK.

George Michael - Older (Official Video)

George Michael - Older

Older was the fourth single to be released from the album with the same name. It failed to chart in the US, but in the UK people loved it so much it reached number 3. All the singles (five of them) from this album reached at least top 3.

George Michael - You Have Been Loved (Live)

George Michael - You Have Been Loved (Live Click to listen to George Michael on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/Greatest_Hits As featured on George Michael: Twen...

George Michael, Mary J. Blige - As (Official Video)

George Michael - As

We love this cool as track with Mary J Blige. The fans did to and it rocketed to number 4 in the UK and number 10 in the US.