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Who sang Hallelujah at the 2010 Winter Olympics?

Who sang Hallelujah at the 2010 Winter Olympics?

k.d. lang
Last night, Canada’s own k.d. lang made Olympic magic when she performed the classic Leonard Cohen tune “Hallelujah” for a live audience of 60,000-plus and some three billion television viewers the world over at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.

Who performed at the 2010 Winter Olympics?


No. Title Artist
1. “Fire on the Mountain” The 2010 Vancouver Olympic Orchestra
2. “Canadian Athletes” The 2010 Vancouver Olympic Orchestra
3. “Bang the Drum” Bryan Adams & Nelly Furtado
4. “O Canada” Nikki Yanofsky

What did Leonard Cohen think of KD Lang’s Hallelujah?

After hearing KD Lang perform that song [Hallelujah] at the Canadian Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2006 we [Leonard Cohen & I] looked at each other and said, “Well, I think we can lay that song to rest now! It’s really been done to its ultimate blissful state of perfection.”

How many athletes participated in the 2010 Olympics?

2010 Winter Olympics

Emblem of the 2010 Winter Olympics
Host city Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Nations 82
Athletes 2,626
Events 86 in 7 sports (15 disciplines)

Did kd lang sing Hallelujah?

k.d. lang gave her inimitable rendition of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” to a sold-out crowd at ANZ Stadium in Sydney Olympic Park on Sunday for the Fire Fight Australia concert to benefit Australian bushfire relief, hosted by Celeste Barber.

What song did kd lang sing at the Olympics?

Video: KD Lang Sings Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah At Opening Of 2010 Vancouver Olympics –

Who sang at the Vancouver Olympics?

Montreal-born Nikki Yanofsky was only 16 when she performed the song at both the opening and closing ceremonies. Finding success at an early age, she set a record as the youngest artist to have a number one Billboard single for the longest period of time.

Who won the most medals in the 2010 Winter Olympics?

United States
2010 Olympic Winter Games Final Medal Rankings

rank country total
1 United States 37
2 Germany 30
3 Canada 26
4 Norway 23

What happened to little Axel Jensen?

At present, the filmmaker adds, Axel lives in a one-room apartment in a psychiatric institution outside Oslo.

Who sang the best version of Hallelujah?

The best covers of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’

  • Jeff Buckley. Buckley’s version is perhaps the most well-known, and has been credited with giving the song the final shove into the American consciousness.
  • John Cale.
  • Rufus Wainwright.
  • Bob Dylan.
  • Regina Spektor.
  • Imogen Heap.
  • Damien Rice.
  • K.D.

Who got the most medals in the 2010 Winter Olympics?

The United States placed first in total medals—its second time doing so in a Winter Games—and set a new record for most medals won by a NOC at a single Winter Olympics, with 37 (the previous record was 36, established by Germany in 2002).

Who sang Hallelujah first?

Leonard Cohen
“Hallelujah” was originally composed by singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen and released in 1984.