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George Michael dies

An examination of George Michael's body was 'inconclusive,' police say, and more tests will be needed to determine singer's cause of death - BBC

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Editor's note: George Michael's longtime manager tells Billboard that Michael's cause of death was heart failure, however the police and his family have not confirmed that detail. Michael's publicist has only said he died "peacefully at home" and asked for privacy. Police in England say there will be no further updates from authorities "until the postmortem has taken place," and that "the death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious." Michael was 53. - Stephanie

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UK Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn: 'Sad to hear that George Michael has died. He was an exceptional artist and a strong supporter of LGBT and workers' rights' - @jeremycorbyn

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Thames Valley Police in England, who are investigating George Michael's death, say it is being treated as 'unexplained but not suspicious' - PA

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Editor's note: The cause of George Michael's death is unclear, but his publicist told the PA that he "passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period." Michael's music career began with British duo Wham! in the 1980s and he later became a solo performer. He has won two Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year in 1989 for "Faith." BBC News reports that earlier this month it was announced producer and songwriter Naughty Boy was working with Michael on a new album. In 2011, Michael was hospitalized for pneumonia. - Stephanie

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More: Police say no suspicious circumstances in singer George Michael's death; say ambulance service attended a property in Oxfordshire, England at 1:42 pm local (8:42 am ET) - BBC News

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Singer George Michael 'passed away peacefully at home,' publicist says; he was 53 - PA, BBC News

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