By Associated Press
Updated December 22, 2011 at 12:26 PM EST

Austria’s state broadcaster says George Michael has been released from a Vienna hospital and will be able to celebrate Christmas at home.

The 48-year-old British singer was being treated for pneumonia. Broadcaster ORF says he was released Thursday morning from the AKH hospital and is catching a flight to London later in the day.

A woman answering the hospital phone said she could not comment due to confidentiality laws.

Michael was hospitalized late last month after canceling a performance in the Austrian capital.