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George Michael Fights Back Against Olympic Criticism

The British singer has just gotta have faith that his fans won’t believe what they read.

08/14/2012

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Your Music Guide: Jessie J And The Beatles Rule The Olympic Closing Ceremony

The ceremony also included performances from One Direction, Emeli Sande, Ed Sheeran, the Spice Girls, George Michael and a symphony of British music.

08/13/2012

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Tough Decision: Baseball Or Football Tonight

We have not had this GREAT problem in a long time.  What do we watch tonight?  Our baseball team is in a pennant race for the first time in decades.  Our craziness for our football […]

08/09/2012

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Phillip Phillips Says Olympic Success Is “Pretty Amazing”

“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.

08/07/2012

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Beyonce And Oprah Celebrate Gabby Douglas: “Thank You For Inspiring Us!”

The two larger than life stars give Olympic champion Gabby Douglas a perfect score.

08/06/2012

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One Direction Surprise Fans With Impromptu London Appearance, Get Covered For Olympians

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.

08/03/2012

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‘Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips Releases ‘Home’ Video, Gets a Sales Boost From Olympics

After becoming the unofficial theme song of the American women’s gymnastics team, Phillip Phillips’ “Home” is seeing a boost in sales.

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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Paul McCartney Paid $1.57 For Olympics Performance

Sir Paul McCartney may be Britain’s highest-paid performer, but he earned nearly nothing for his performance at the Olympic Opening Ceremony in London last Friday.

07/31/2012

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Gold Medalist Ryan Lochte Gets A “Call Me Maybe” Parody

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.”

07/30/2012

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