Birth Place: London, England
Years Active: 1981–1986
Genres: Pop, Disco
Wham! was a short-lived British musical duo formed by George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley in the early 1980s. Wham! sold 25 million certified records from 1982 to 1986. Their début record was “Wham Rap!” in June 1982. It was one of the first singles by a British group to include rapping. Their first album, “Fantastic,” was released in 1983 and went to #1 on the U.K. Albums chart. It included the previously-released singles “Young Guns,” “Wham! Rap” and “Bad Boys.” “Club Tropicana” was also released as a single, as was “Club Fantastic Megamix.” In 1984 they released the LP, “Make It Big,” which went to #1 on the U.K. Albums chart and the Billboard 200 Albums c...
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