Closing Ceremony performers: Then and now

Check out the Olympic musical performers in their early years and now performing at the Closing Ceremony. -- Tiara Chiaramonte, Yahoo! Sports

Victoria Beckham poses for a photo shoot at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kuta,Bali April 29 1997 (Photo by John Stanton/WireImage)
Spice Girls Photo Shoot in Bali - April 29, 1997
Victoria Beckham poses for a photo shoot at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kuta,Bali April 29 1997 (Photo by John Stanton/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Victoria Beckham of the Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Victoria Beckham of the Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
THEN: The Who perform on "Top Of The Pops" in 1973. (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
The Who File Photos
THEN: The Who perform on "Top Of The Pops" in 1973. (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
NOW: Roger Daltrey (L) and Pete Townshend of The Who perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
NOW: Roger Daltrey (L) and Pete Townshend of The Who perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
THEN: George Michael sings during Live Aid in Wembley stadium 13 July 2004. (Photo by Georges DeKeerle/Getty Images)
GBR: Live Aid for Africa at Wembley Stadium
THEN: George Michael sings during Live Aid in Wembley stadium 13 July 2004. (Photo by Georges DeKeerle/Getty Images)
Spice Girls 1997 GerinHalliwell at Billboard Music Awards Chris Walter (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
8th Annual Billboard Music Awards
Spice Girls 1997 GerinHalliwell at Billboard Music Awards Chris Walter (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Geri Haliwell of the Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Geri Haliwell of the Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher of Oasis (Photo by Steve Eichner/WireImage)
Oasis in Concert at Wetlands, NYC - 1994
Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher of Oasis (Photo by Steve Eichner/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Liam Gallagher performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Liam Gallagher performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Chris Lowe, left, and Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys accept their award at the British Industry Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England, Monday evening, Feb. 8, 1988. (AP Photo/Gill Allen)
Lowe Tennant
Chris Lowe, left, and Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys accept their award at the British Industry Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England, Monday evening, Feb. 8, 1988. (AP Photo/Gill Allen)
NOW: Neil Tennant, singer of the Pet Shop Boys, performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Pet Shop Boys
NOW: Neil Tennant, singer of the Pet Shop Boys, performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
INGLEWOOD, CA - 1978: Singer Freddie Mercury and guitarist Brian May of the rock group Queen perform "We Are The Champions" onstage during a 1978 Inglewood, California, concert at the Forum. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
The Rock Group Queen in Concert
INGLEWOOD, CA - 1978: Singer Freddie Mercury and guitarist Brian May of the rock group Queen perform "We Are The Champions" onstage during a 1978 Inglewood, California, concert at the Forum. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Brian May of Queen performs alongside Jessie J during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Brian May of Queen performs alongside Jessie J during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Annie Lennox of Eurythmics during Eurythmics in Concert at Los Angeles' Wilshire Theatre - April 25, 1984 at Wilshire Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
Eurythmics in Concert at Los Angeles' Wilshire Theatre - April 25, 1984
Annie Lennox of Eurythmics during Eurythmics in Concert at Los Angeles' Wilshire Theatre - April 25, 1984 at Wilshire Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Musician Annie Lennox performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Musician Annie Lennox performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Emma Bunton performs with the Spice Girls for their first ever live performance together (Photo by John Stanton/WireImage)
Spice Girls Photo Shoot, Performance and Press Event in Bali - April 29, 1997
Emma Bunton performs with the Spice Girls for their first ever live performance together (Photo by John Stanton/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Emma Bunton of Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Emma Bunton of Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Melanie Chisholm performs with the Spice Girls for their first ever live performance together (Photo by John Stanton/WireImage)
Spice Girls Photo Shoot, Performance and Press Event in Bali - April 29, 1997
Melanie Chisholm performs with the Spice Girls for their first ever live performance together (Photo by John Stanton/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Melanie Chisholm of Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Melanie Chisholm of Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
Melanie Brown performs with the Spice Girls for their first ever live performance together (Photo by John Stanton/WireImage)
Spice Girls Photo Shoot in Bali - April 29, 1997
Melanie Brown performs with the Spice Girls for their first ever live performance together (Photo by John Stanton/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Melanie Brown of The Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Melanie Brown of The Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 17 -- Pictured: (l-r) Lee Thompson, Chas Smash, Suggs, Mark Bedford, Chris Foreman, Mike Barson of musical guest Madness performs on April 14, 1984 -- Photo by: Al Levine/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
Saturday Night Live
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 17 -- Pictured: (l-r) Lee Thompson, Chas Smash, Suggs, Mark Bedford, Chris Foreman, Mike Barson of musical guest Madness performs on April 14, 1984 -- Photo by: Al Levine/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Chas Smash and Lead singer Graham ?Suggs? McPherson of Madness during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Chas Smash and Lead singer Graham ?Suggs? McPherson of Madness during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
Ray Davies of The Kinks on "The Midnight Special", 1970s (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
The Kinks File Photos
Ray Davies of The Kinks on "The Midnight Special", 1970s (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Musician Ray Davies during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Musician Ray Davies during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
MONTY PYTHONS THE MEANING OF LIFE, Eric Idle, 1983, © Universal
MONTY PYTHONS THE MEANING OF LIFE, Eric Idle, 1983, © Universal
MONTY PYTHONS THE MEANING OF LIFE, Eric Idle, 1983, © Universal
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Eric Idle performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Eric Idle performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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