We are interrupting our Christmas break to bring you the sad news of the passing of yet another musician. It has been announced that George Michael, formerly of Wham!, passed peacefully away at his home tonight (Christmas Day).
News has been released that Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has died in hospital in Spain aged 68.
He died from a severe infection after being admitted to hospital on Thursday following complications to a shoulder injury.
He is the latest of many musicians to have passed on to the great gig in the sky this year and once again the music world is a little poorer.