David Bowie dominated the BRIT awards winners list while Adele won a prize for 'Global Success'
Grammys 2017: Adele defeated Beyonce in all top categories
George Michael: Like Prince, he sang about the transcendental potential of human sexuality, and like David Bowie, he sought liberation through reinvention. In 1987, Michael donned an iconic leather jacket in the music video for Faith. Three years later, he was burning it on a coat hanger in his video for Freedom '90
George Michael's death over the Christmas holidays caps one of the most tragic years in memory for the music world