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George Michael Still Has 8 of iTunes’ Top 10 Music Videos

Only Bruno Mars, Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall dare infiltrate the leaderboard

George Michael’s music videos are still posthumously dominating the iTunes leaderboard, four days after his body was discovered on Christmas morning.

The pop star currently has eight of the Top 10 music videos on the Apple platform; only Bruno Mars and Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall managed to infiltrate the rankings.

Here’s the Top 10:

  1. Freedom! ’90 by George Michael
  2. Faith (Remastered) by George Michael
  3. I Want Your Sex (Remastered) by George Michael
  4. Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me by George Michael
  5. 24K Magic by Bruno Mars
  6. Father Figure (Remastered) by George Michael
  7. JuJu on That Beat (TZ Anthem) by Zay Hilfigerr & Zayion McCall
  8. Careless Whisper by George Michael
  9. Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham!
  10. One More Try (Remastered) by George Michael

By the way, Michael’s got 20-something more music videos on the rest of the iTunes Top 100. Pretty prolific.

Oddly enough, the former Wham! member’s first appearance on the audio-only singles chart comes at No. 28. In terms of albums, Michael’s remastered “Faith” has stayed in the Top 10, and is currently ranked ninth.

Michael died from heart failure, according to his manager. He was 53.

Michael, who was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou to a Greek Cypriot restaurateur and his wife, first emerged as a hit-maker with Andrew Ridgeley in the pop duo Wham! in the mid-1980s. Their early hits included the songs “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go,” “Careless Whisper” and “Last Christmas.”

But he became a true pop icon after going solo in 1987, when his album “Faith” sold more than 20 million copies worldwide. In the span of his career, Michael sold more than 100 million records globally.

He had eight No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S., and in 2008 Billboard magazine ranked him the 40th most successful artist on its Hot 100 Top All Time Artists list.