Jessie J.

The 2012 Olympic Games were a showcase of the world’s best athletes, but the Closing Ceremony shone a spotlight on the best of Britain’s musical talent from the last few decades. The hip ceremony incorporated UK-inspired fashion, art and music before the torch was passed to Rio, which will host the 2016 Games.  See a gallery of the performances, which included the Spice Girls, George Michael, Ray Davies, Muse and more:

 


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Jessie J.