Closing Ceremony

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Ed Sheeran Announces His Collaborators For Olympics Closing Ceremony

Sheeran had previously mentioned that he would perform with a “big rock band” at the Olympics, inspiring rumors that he’d play with One Direction, for whom Sheeran wrote the song “Moments.”

08/03/2012

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Elton John Responsible For Muse’s Olympic Anthem

In the midst of recording 6th album, British arena rockers Muse received a phone call that would put them in front of an audience of billions. More than just part of an Olympic montage, Muse’s song “Survival” was chosen as the official theme of the London 2012 Olympics. But how and why was the anthemic song chosen? Two words: Elton John.

07/31/2012

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