How many of you have ever experienced the luxury of having a George Michael concert performed in the privacy of your very own living room. The presumption would be not many, other than our Mr. Stone, but something almost as good is right around the corner for us "Joe Normal" folks.
After performing 80 shows in 12 European countries for a staggering 1.3 million fans over the past year, legendary superstar George Michael will be bringing his smash 25 Live tour to North American arenas this summer which includes a California show at the HP Pavilion in San Jose on June 19th, San Diego on June 17th, Los Angeles on June 25th plus stops in Las Vegas, Seattle, Vancover, Chicago, Dallas New York and several other major cities. The tour will incorporate 22 shows over the course of seven weeks and Michael will perform materiel taken from the entire span of his career, including some classic Wham tracks. Michael has recently teamed up with iTunes and Ticketmaster to produce an innovative media package which allows fans rare access to Michael's video's, songs and tickets to one of his North American 25 Live concerts. The package goes on sale on iTunes today, March 25th.
George Michael has enjoyed one of the most successful and enduring careers in the history of pop music, selling more than 85 million records globally and encompassing seven US #1 singles, 2 Grammy Awards, 3 American Music Awards, an MTV Video Music Award and 2 prestigious Ivor Novello Awards for songwriting. His record Faith has sold over 20 million copies alone. In addition, Michael has garnered 11 British #1 singles and 7 #1 albums. He recently was declared the most played British artist on radio over the course of the last 20 years. On March 27th, Michael can be seen making his American acting debut on the new hit ABC series, Eli Stone, in which each episode is titled after one of his songs.