He was a member of one of the most successful band of the 80s Wham!, but only lasted 5 years as they split in 1986. Wham! had 11 Top 20 hits, 10 Top 10 hits, including 4 no.1s. He re-establised himself as a solo artists and his first three songs were no.1 hits and four more no.1 in the 90s. His songs between 1984 and 1999 included 18 Top 10 hits, 15 of them were Top 5 and overall 7 no.1s, he only had 7 songs out of Top 10. Between 1982 and 1999, he had 11 no.1s, 28 Top 10 hits as a solo artist and as part of Wham!.