Yes, it seems Vladimir Putin allowed them to stay up all night to get lucky.
A look into the history of “Wonderwall” which is one of the most popular songs in music covered.
The ceremony also included performances from One Direction, Emeli Sande, Ed Sheeran, the Spice Girls, George Michael and a symphony of British music.
“It’s an honor for them to want to use it and I’m very thankful for that. And they’ve done an amazing job from what I’ve heard,” Phillips said.
The two larger than life stars give Olympic champion Gabby Douglas a perfect score.
Everything’s coming up 1D. The guys play a surprise performance in London, get parodied in tribute to the US women’s gymnastics team and get a surprisingly beautiful piano treatment.
After becoming the unofficial theme song of the American women’s gymnastics team, Phillip Phillips’ “Home” is seeing a boost in sales.
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.”
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.
It seems the pop star took note of her impressive gold medal win and found out they had something in common: they both dig Justin Bieber.
Check out the Carly Rae Jepsen hit modified for swimming hottie Lochte: “It’s hard to swim right by Phelps baby/But this is my year, so call me Lochte.”
The Olympics’ Closing Ceremony is expected to be even more star-studded than its Opening Ceremony and is rumored to feature One Direction.
She was handpicked by director Danny Boyle, the architect behind the opening ceremonies, to perform a tribute to “mortality” that was interpreted by many to be in honor of the 7/7 London terror victims. NBC instead aired an interview of swimmer Michael Phelps by Ryan Seacrest.
This year’s Olympic ceremonies will feature numerous songs written by historic classical composers decades ago as well as performances by former 90s superstars like the Spice Girls. But where’s all the new music?
Michael Phelps and the rest of the 2012 USA Olympic Swimming Team take a break from practice to sing along to this popular hit.
As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in London, they need some motivation to push themselves. See who’s down with Lil’ Wayne, Carrie Underwood, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry & more!
In spite of their great collaboration with Orozco and the sense of inspiration his story gives them, the Gym Class guys haven’t yet met the athlete who plays a central role in their music video.
As the world’s attention turns to the 2012 Olympics, and the gripping story of Olympic hopeful John Orozco, Gym Class Heroes explain how they ended up working with the world-class athlete on their latest clip.
Jay-Z and Rihanna will be representing America for the 2012 Olympics. They are headed to London to headline the Olympic Hackney Weekend music festival.
Olympic gold-medal winner Shaun White sits down to discuss how he absolutely destroys the competition in the half-pipe!
An interview in studio with one of the greatest Winter Olympic champions: short-track speed skater Apolo Ohno!
Superstar Gretchen Bleiler chats about her experiences in the half-pipe in Vancouver and in the male magazines!