The ceremony also included performances from One Direction, Emeli Sande, Ed Sheeran, the Spice Girls, George Michael and a symphony of British music.
Like Great Britain itself, the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics this past weekend was full of musical variety. And for the first time ever, the ceremony’s soundtrack was available for purchase just minutes after it aired.
A new U.K. songstress is breaking ground in the U.S. who rivals Adele. Meet Scottish soul singer-songwriter Emeli Sande. Poised for takeover in the States, Adele‘s reign may soon be over.