George Michael will be bringing his smash 25 LIVE tour to North American Arenas in the summer of 2008, including a local show at the HP Pavilion in San Jose on June 19th, in support of his new retrospective record. Michael, 44, has enjoyed 25 years in the music industry, starting back in 1981 with the duo, Wham! By 1987, he reached enormous success, when he released Faith, his first solo album. He sold over ten million copies and it has been coined, "one of the greatest albums of all time." Who doesn't love a little "Faith"?

Tickets to the 25 LIVE tour at the HP Pavilion will go on sale to the general public on Monday, April 7th at 10am at

In other semi-related music news, have you heard Madonna's new song, "4 Minutes" featuring Justin Timberlake? We are in love - in a very superficial kind of way!