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Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, Sting, + 9 More Music Legends Who've Performed with Mormons

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From rock and roll to country music to thetop of the Billboard charts, Mormons have had their fair share of fame when it comes to the music industry. So it's no wonder Mormon artists have performed with a whole gamut of celebrities, from Celine Dion to Jamie Foxx. Check out these incredible performances:

Céline Dion and Lindsey Stirling

In her first live TV performance after the death of her husband, Céline Dion belted out Queen's "The Show Must Go On" after receiving the 2016 Billboard Music Awards' Icon Award. On stage with Dion was LDS violinist Lindsey Stirling, who Dion thanked for sharing "her wonderful talent."

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Céline Dion - The Show Must Go On (Live on Billboard Music Awards 2016)

Jamie Foxx and Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight appeared on The Jamie Foxx Show in 1997, the same year she was baptized a member of the Church. At the time, the "Empress of Soul" no doubt brought new viewers to Foxx's show with her stunning performance.

► You'll also like: "How Gladys Knight Became a Mormon"

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Jamie Foxx/Gladys Knight Aired May.5.1997
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I Wanna Be Loved

Marie Osmond with Olivia Newton-John

In 2016, Marie Osmond, co-founder of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, brought one of her "dearest, sweetest, most lovely friends" to perform at the charity's annual conference, Olivia Newton-John.

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Marie Osmond Performs With Olivia Newton John

James Taylor and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

In September 2013, singing and songwriting legend James Taylor teamed up with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Utah Symphony to perform a moving, unforgettable concert.

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Lonesome Road: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Presents an Evening with James Taylor & the Utah Symphony

Donny Osmond with Stevie Wonder

In 1999, musical legend Stevie Wonder appeared on the Donny and Marie Talk Show, performing a host of his classic songs. Donny and Stevie were later reunited on The Dr. Phil Show when Donny received a surprise visit from his idol.

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Stevie Wonder & Donny Osmond

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One Republic and David Archuleta

On the season 7 finale of American Idol, 16-year-old David Archuletta performed a powerful duet of "Apologize" with One Republic's Ryan Tedder.

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David Archuleta with One Republic-Apologize

Sting and Yo-Yo Ma with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

For the opening ceremony of the 2002 Winter Olympics, a unique group took to the stage, melding classical music with rock. Sting, Yo-Yo Ma, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir made this performance one for the record books.

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Sting, Yo-Yo Ma February 8, 2002-Salt Lake 2002_ Opening Ceremony.

Cold Play and Bono with The Killers

Frontman and Latter-day Saint Brandon Flowers of The Killers teamed up with Cold Play and Bono to perform "the best encore ever," according to The Huffington Post. While these bands were performing at a London benefit concert for the War Child charity, the bands decided to collaborate on stage to create this incredible experience.

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Coldplay, Killers and Bono, O2 Academy
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The Killers + Coldplay + Bono = All These Things That I've Done

Donny Osmond with Susan Boyle

In 2012, Donny Osmond and Britain's Got Talent sensation Susan Boyle teamed up to perform live on Dancing with the Stars, a show Donny Osmond won in 2009.

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Susan Boyle & Donny Osmond (Duet/Serenade) ~ "This Is The Moment" ~ Dancing With The Stars

Sir Cliff Richard with The Piano Guys

AfterThePiano Guys performed their song "It's Gonna Be Okay" at the presidential inauguration at the beginning of this year, Sir Clifford Richard decided to join the Mormon musicians to record another version of the song in May.

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IT'S GONNA BE OKAY - The Piano Guys w/ Sir Cliff Richard!!

Bob Hope with Donny and Marie

After years of performing on television and even hosting their own show, Donny and Marie have no doubt amassed quite the list of stars they've performed with. Check out this patriotic performance that ran in 1975 featuring Bob Hope, Paul Lynde, and Kate Smith.

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Angela Lansbury with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"I thought to myself, 'Can I ever do this beautiful lyric justice?'" Angela Lansbury says about the moment she was approached by Disney to sing Beauty and the Beast's title song.

But the song soon became a Disney icon, and when Lansbury joined the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for a performance in 2001, "Beauty and the Beast" reached a new level of enchantment.

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Beauty and the Beast, with Angela Lansbury - Mormon Tabernacle Choir


For more all-stars like James Taylor, Sting, and Angela Lansbury singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, check out their latest CD, Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Friends.


Bonus:

Josh Groban with Kid Snippets

LDS brothers Brett, David, John, and Randy Roberts have created quite the host of family-friendly entertainment on YouTubem, including the hilarious videos "Kid Snippets." Check out these funny episodes that featured Josh Groban.

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Kid Snippets: "Josh Groban Backstage" (Imagined by Kids)
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Kid Snippets: "Josh Groban Pizza" (Imagined by Kids)
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