An auction of George Michael's art collection has raised more than £11 million for charity.

The artworks collected by the late singer went under the hammer at Christie's on March 12, and combined bidding peaked at £11,328,125.

Works by Tracey Emin were among the pieces for auction 

Michael had amassed a collection of more than 200 works of art before his death in 2016, the Press Association reports.

The proceeds from the auction will go to continue the philanthropic work of the late singer.

George's former Wham! bandmate Andrew Ridgeley at the auction

Around 15,000 people visited the exhibition of his collection before it went to auction. All of the works have now been sold.

Among the artworks that were for auction were Tracey Emin's Drunk To The Bottom Of My Soul (2002), Damien Hirst's The Incomplete Truth (2006) and Cecily Brown's Yet To Be Titled (2008).

Natalie Imbruglia and David Walliams at The George Michael Collection - VIP private view and reception at Christies in London on March 12th

Michael, who died on Christmas Day in 2016 at the age of 53, built his collection through visits to galleries and artists' studios.

He also developed friendships with members of the Young British Artists (YBA) movement, including Emin, Hirst, Michael Craig-Martin, Sarah Lucas and Marc Quinn.