Top entertainment stories of 2012

Published On: Dec 19 2012 01:43:40 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 20 2012 01:00:00 AM CST

The year 2012 was packed full of entertainment stories, from stars who left us and celebrity scandals to new arrivals and award-winning performances. Join us for a look back at the year in entertainment.

2012 entertainment - Spice Girls
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August 12: Musical spectacular brings Olympics to close
London brought down the curtain on the 2012 Olympic Games with a dazzling spectacular showcasing the best of British music from Elgar to Ed Sheeran. A celebration of a day in the life of the capital, the star-studded ceremony brought together many of the country's most famous artists, including a reunited Spice Girls, who performed on top of cars that sped around the elaborate stage.

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