After weathering countless joke punch lines, 51-year-old Michael maintains enormous popularity, particularly in his native U.K. In 2012, he performed two songs, "Freedom! 90" and "White Light," at the Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony. Michael released a live album, his sixth solo collection, "Symphonica," last year. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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