Wham! is a British pop band formed in 1981 by George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley. George and Andrew met when they were both at Bushey Meads Schooll. In a short time, the duo has received record contracts from CBS, Columbia Records and Epic Records.
George is more dominant in Wham! writing songs and producing most of Wham! songs. Their song Wham Rap! which was included in their first album FANTASTIC and released in 1982 was banned in the UK because it contained negative lyrics. Although many music critics consider Wham music! no more than a cheap song, but some critics began to see George Michael’s power in writing and carrying the song.
Around 1986, George Michael wanted to change the musical route Wham! He wants to create more mature songs. Unfortunately, George Michael’s decision actually ended in the dissolution of the Wham duo! this. Although it only has 3 studio albums, FANTASTIC, MAKE IT BIG, and MUSIC FROM THE EDGE OF HEAVEN, but the name is Wham! it is still remembered by many people as evidenced by the re-release of their singles such as Last Christmas which was released back in 2007 yesterday.