George Michael's funeral has taken place, three months after his sudden death at the age of 53. His family said a "small, private ceremony" on Wednesday was attended by "family and close friends".
In the statement, they thanked his fans for "their many messages of love and support" following the funeral, thought to have been held in London.
Michael died of natural causes at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day.
The riverside cottage became a focus for fans' grief in the days after he died, as did his home in Highgate, north London
The full statement from Michael's family read: "We can confirm that the funeral of the singer George Michael took place today. Family and close friends gathered for the small, private ceremony to say goodbye to their beloved son, brother and friend.
"George Michael's family would like to thank his fans across the world for their many messages of love and support. We ask that the family's wish for privacy be respected so that they can continue to live their lives privately, away from any media intrusion."