“Faith” is a song that established George Michael as a solo artist after his departure from WHAM (in 1986). It is characterized by its catchy guitar riff and George Michael’s soulful vocals.

The music video for “Faith” is particularly iconic, featuring George Michael in his leather jacket, sunglasses, and signature stubble.

In 1989, “Faith” won the Grammy Award for “Song of the Year”, and the album as a whole earned critical acclaim for its blend of pop, rock, and soul influences.

On this very day, January 5th 1988, it was the #1 song in America, topping Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. If you’d like to have a listen, simply click on the provided YouTube link. From his debut studio album of the same name, here’s GEORGE MICHAEL with “FAITH”…