Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (Greek: Ge?????? ???????? ?a?a???t??) (born 25 June 1963), best known as George Michael, is a two-time Grammy Award winning, English singer-songwriter, who has had a career as frontman of the duo Wham! as well as a soul-influenced, solo pop musician.
He has sold over 110 million records worldwide, encompassing 12 British #1 singles, 7 British #1 albums, 10 US #1 singles, and 2 US #1 albums. His 1987 debut solo album, Faith became one of the best selling albums of all time, as well as the first album to produce six top 5 singles in the United States. It has sold over 20 million copies worldwide.
All four of his solo studio albums have all reached #1 on the U.K. charts and have gone on to become huge international successes. "Faith" was a number-one song, written and performed by George Michael, released as a single on Columbia Records, from his 1987 Faith album. According to Billboard magazine, it was the top-selling single of the year in the United States in 1988. Having disbanded Wham! the previous year, there was a keen expectation for Michael's solo career and "Faith" would go on to become one of.