George Michael’s sudden death shocked not only his fans, but also his fellow artists. Celebrities like Elton John, Madonna, Miley Cyrus, Mark Ronson & the others posted their tributes to the singer on social media.
Keep reading below to find out what they wrote:
Madonna was one of George’s peers and was very angry to find out that her friend passed away.
Farewell My Friend! 🙏🏻 Another Great Artist leaves us. 💔Can 2016 Fuck Off NOW? pic.twitter.com/aEGIUNSJbt
— Madonna (@Madonna) December 26, 2016
Elton John expressed his condolences via Twitter calling the artist the most generous soul and a brilliant artist.
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) December 26, 2016
Although Miley Cyrus isn’t from George Michael’s generation, the “Wrecking Ball” singer paid him a tribute by thanking George for his activism in the LGBT community, as he was also one the first singers coming out.
— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) December 26, 2016
Ryan Reynolds also had some nice words to say:
George Michael was a kind and gentle soul. #Wham
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) December 26, 2016
I've loved George Michael for as long as I can remember. He was an absolute inspiration. Always ahead of his time.
— James Corden (@JKCorden) December 25, 2016
other than a global pop phenom, George Michael was one of the true British soul greats. alot of us owe him an unpayable debt. bye George xx
— Mark Ronson (@MarkRonson) December 25, 2016
And the list goes on.