George Michael begins European tour

Singer George Michael will kick off his European tour tonight with a show in Denmark.

Singer George Michael will kick off his European tour tonight with a show in Denmark.

The star is playing at the Aarhus Stadium - three weeks before he becomes the first artist to play at the new Wembley Stadium in London.

Michael has played several high-profile concerts at Wembley, including Live Aid in 1985 and the Wham! farewell concert with Andrew Ridgeley in 1986.

The UK leg of his 25 Live 2007 Tour will also take in Manchester, Glasgow, Plymouth and Norwich.

He is also set to visit France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Holland and Hungary.

Earlier this month, the star said he was "very ashamed" as he pleaded guilty to driving while unfit through drugs.

The 43-year-old singer admitted the charge on the first day of his trial at Brent Magistrates' Court in north west London.

He said he was guilty of the offence due to "tiredness and prescribed drugs".

Michael, from north London, was arrested in Cricklewood on October 1 last year after motorists reported a car obstructing the road at traffic lights.

Police found the singer slumped at the wheel of his Mercedes.

Michael was previously cautioned in the February for possessing cannabis after being found slumped in his car in the early hours of the morning near Hyde Park.

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