Andrew Ridgeley & Chris Martin Pay Tribute To George Michael
George Michael’s former Wham! co-star Andrew Ridgeley has given an emotional speech as he was joined onstage by former backing singers Pepsi & Shirlie at the BRIT Awards.
George was remembered by his bandmates in a beautiful eulogy two months after his sudden death on Christmas Day.
Andrew and George during their Wham! heyday
All three gave an emotional speech to remember their late friend, before introducing Coldplay singer Chris Martin, who sang the track A Different Corner.
Chris’ performance was merged with footage of George singing the track himself in a haunting moment that had audience members in tears.
Watch the touching performance and speech here.