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Jessie J 'Blown Away' By Closing Ceremony

13th August 2012

Jessie J admits she was ''blown away'' by the London 2012 Closing Ceremony last night (12.08.12).The 24-year-old singer performed three songs at the prestigious event at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, east London, and was...

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Spice Girls, The Who And Brian May Thrill Crowds At Olympic Closing Ceremony

13th August 2012

The Who, the reunited Spice Girls, Muse, One Direction and Brian May were among the stars who helped bring the 2012 Olympics to an end with stunning Closing Ceremony performances in London on Sunday (12Aug12).The...

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Spice Girls Reunite At London Closing Ceremony

12th August 2012

The Spice Girls reunited to perform at the Closing Ceremony of the London Olympics tonight (12.08.12).The 90s girl band - made up of Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Mel B, Emma Bunton and Mel C -...

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Spice Girls Olympics Performance Will Be Greatest After-party

10th August 2012

The Spice Girls will star in the ''greatest after-party in the world'' as part of the Olympics closing ceremony.The girl band, who have reunited for the London 2012 Games, will arrive standing on top of...

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Olympics Closing Ceremony: Inside The Secret Rehearsals (Which Feature Madness)

9th August 2012

Muse are putting the finishing the touches to their rock odyssey on the stage, George Michael's in the corner doing some vocal warm-ups, Ed Sheeran's at the door trying to convince security he's not just...

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One Direction To Perform At Olympics Closing Ceremony

9th August 2012

One Direction are due to perform at Sunday night's London 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony. 'The X Factor' 2010 contestants have reportedly been given their own moving island for a five-minute cameo in the show.Harry, Zayn,...

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Madonna Appeals For Release Of Russian Punk Group

8th August 2012

Madonna appealed for the release of three members of the punk group Pussy Riot at her Russian concert last night (07.08.12).The singer was performing in Moscow as part of her 'MDNA Tour' when she told...

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George Michael 'Rehearsing Like Crazy' For Olympics Concert

7th August 2012

George Michael has confirmed he will play the Olympics closing ceremony 2012. The British pop-star - who cancelled a wave of concerts at the end of last year after falling ill with pneumonia...

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Gary Barlow's Baby Tragedy Casts Doubt Over Olympics Performance

7th August 2012

Following the tragic loss of his and wife Dawn's fourth child, Take That man Gary Barlow 's appearance at the closing concert of the Olympics Games at Hyde Park in London this week is in...

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George Michael Nervous About Olympic Performance

7th August 2012

George Michael is a ''bit nervous'' about performing at the Olympics closing ceremony.The 'White Light' hitmaker's appearance at the London 2012 spectacle on Sunday (12.08.12) marks his return to the stage following a life-threatening bout...

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Gary Barlow Unsure Over Olympics Gig After Baby Dies

7th August 2012

Gary Barlow is doubtful for the Olympics closing ceremony concert after his baby daughter Poppy died at birth over the weekend. The Take That star, 41, released a statement late on Monday, saying, "Dawn and...

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Pink Floyd To Perform With Ed Sheeran At Olympics

2nd August 2012

Pink Floyd will perform with Ed Sheeran at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games. 'The A Team' hitmaker will take to the stage with the psychedelic legends to perform their track 'Wish You Were...

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Fascinating Fact 13850

1st August 2012

Ten fans of The Who have finally cashed in their tickets for a cancelled 1979 show in Rhode Island to see the British rockers next year (13), when they return to the state for the...

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Fans End 33-Year Wait To Trade-in The Who Tickets

1st August 2012

Some dedicated, Rhode Island-based fans of The Who were rewarded for their loyalty today when they traded in their old tickets for a pair to the band's forthcoming concert at the Dunkin' Donuts Centre in...

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Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Invited To Olympics Party On Yacht

25th July 2012

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been invited to an Olympics party on a yacht.Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is throwing a lavish bash on his vessel, which is moored in Canary Wharf, east London, for...

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Spice Girls To Reunite At Olympics

24th July 2012

David Beckham may not have made the Olympic soccer team as he had hoped, but his wife Victoria will make an appearance at the London Olympics with the other four members with the long-ago disbanded...

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Stars Call On U.k. Prime Minister To Act Against Music Piracy

24th July 2012

Stars including Sir Elton John and The Who rockers Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to take a stand against illegal downloading.The musicians have joined Queen guitarist Brian May,...

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The Spice Girls For Olympics Show, With Liam Gallagher?

20th July 2012

The Spice Girls will reportedly reunite for a performance at the Olympics closing ceremony, after finally convincing Victoria Beckham, according to the UK's Daily Mirror. Sources say the girls will perform a couple of their...

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Spice Girls To Perform At Olympics Closing Ceremony - Report

20th July 2012

The Spice Girls have signed up to perform alongside The Who at the London Olympics closing ceremony, according to new reports.Sources tell MailOnline.com that bandmates had to secure a reluctant Victoria Beckham's involvement before agreeing...

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Liam Gallagher To Perform Wonderwall At Olympics

20th July 2012

Liam Gallagher will sing 'Wonderwall' at the Olympics closing ceremony. The singer and his Beady Eye bandmates: Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock will perform a new arrangement of the hit, written by his...

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Spice Girls Could Sing At Olympic Closing

20th July 2012

The Spice Girls are reportedly planning a comeback for the closing ceremony of the Olympics.Apparently Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm - are ''95 per cent'' confirmed to perform at...

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The Who Promise To Honour 1979 Tickets On New Tour

19th July 2012

British rockers The Who have vowed to honour tickets from a concert they cancelled in Rhode Island in 1979 when they return to the state next year (13) as part of a major North American...

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'The Who' To Tour Classic Album Before They 'Drop Dead'

19th July 2012

The Who 's classic Quadrophenia album will be getting a new lease of life, as Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey get ready to hit the road later this year (November, 2012), The Guardian reports today...

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Bob Dylan Plans Major U.s. Arena Tour With Mark Knopfler

19th July 2012

Bob Dylan has wrecked The Who's big day by announcing an upcoming North American arena tour with former Dire Straits leader Mark Knopfler hours after the British rockers staged a phone-in press conference to launch...

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Pete Townshend: 'My Hearing Problems Won't Be An Issue On New Tour'

19th July 2012

Rocker Pete Townshend is confident he'll be able to cope with ongoing hearing issues when The Who hit the road for 36 North American dates in November (12) - because he'll be performing the most...

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Pete Townshend: 'I Won't Be Talking About Bandmate's Penis In New Book'

18th July 2012

Rocker Pete Townshend appears to have learned from fellow guitar great Keith Richards about what to include in memoirs about bandmates, insisting there won't be any private revelations about his The Who sidekick Roger Daltrey...

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The Who To Launch Massive Quadrophenia Tour In North America

18th July 2012

Veteran rockers The Who have announced plans to perform their 1973 concept album Quadrophenia in its entirety as part of a major North American tour.Founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will hit the road...

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Roger Daltrey Awarded Honorary Degree

18th July 2012

The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has been awarded an honorary degree in recognition of his contribution to music.The legendary rocker donned a traditional cap and gown and joined students at Middlesex University in England for...

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Robbie Williams Quits London Olympics Closing Ceremony

2nd July 2012

Robbie Williams has pulled out of the London Olympics closing ceremony, as his wife is due to give birth. The Take That star has been rehearsing for the event, and was expected to perform a...

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Robbie Williams Pulls Out Of Olympics Closing Ceremony

2nd July 2012

Robbie Williams has pulled out of the Olympics closing ceremony because of the impending birth of his first daughter. The 38-year-old singer's wife Ayda Field is due to give birth in August and although Robbie...

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