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.
Common joins the list of celebrities such as Oprah and Beyonce who have been inspired by Gabby Douglas’ Olympic performance. But he’s also been following the big wins for his tennis champ ex, Serena Williams. He recently offered his congratulations and support to the Crip-walking gold medalist.
And he’d like to grill all of the athletes. “We decided anyone from Team USA that wins a gold medal, we’ll give them a free gold grill,” Houston rapper Wall 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.
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.