"Amigos Para Siempre (Friends for Life)" or "Amics per sempre" is a song written for the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. The music was composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The lyrics, written by Don Black, are in English, except for the title phrase which is repeated in English, Spanish and Catalan.
"Barcelona" is a single released by Queen vocalist Freddie Mercury and operatic soprano Montserrat Caballé. A part of their collaborative album Barcelona, it also appeared on Queen's Greatest Hits III.
"First Steps" is a song composed and recorded by Elbow as the BBC's theme for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
"One Moment in Time" is a worldwide hit Emmy Award winning song written by Albert Hammond and John Bettis, produced by Narada Michael Walden and recorded by American singer Whitney Houston for the 1988 Summer Olympics and the 1988 Summer Paralympics held in Seoul, South Korea. The song was Houston's third number one in the UK Singles Chart, and reached number five on the US Billboard Hot 100.
"Reach" is a song by Gloria Estefan, released as a single in 1996, and taken from her seventh studio album Destiny.
"Someday" is the debut hit single by the band Flipsyde and was also the theme song for NBC's coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympic Games. It was chosen for the games because the lyrics focus on courage and perseverance toward future goals even though success may seem impossible. "Someday" was also chosen because of its hip-hop theme that might appeal to the younger audience, which would be an addition to the Winter Games.
"Spinnin' for 2012" is a song by British soul singer-songwriter Dionne Bromfield and recording artist Tinchy Stryder. It was released on 23 September 2011 to Amazon and iTunes as a digital download in the United Kingdom. It is the Official Olympic Torch Song for the London 2012 Olympic Games. The song appears on Bromfield's album Good for the Soul, and is scheduled to appear on Stryder's fourth studio album, Full Tank.
"The Power of the Dream" is a single by Céline Dion, released on August 20, 1996 in Japan.
"We'll Be One" is a pop song performed by Nikki Webster at the 2000 Summer Olympic Game's Closing Ceremony. It was written by Kylie Foster and Philip Turcio, produced by Chong Lim and is featured on the 2000 Summer Olympic Game's Closing Ceremony soundtrack. It was released in October 2000 as a CD single in Australia. The song is about all the nations coming together and becoming one.
You and Me (Chinese: 我和你; pinyin: Wǒ Hé Nǐ) is the theme song for the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, People's Republic of China, which was performed in the opening ceremony of the Olympics by Liu Huan and Sarah Brightman. Zhang Yimou, director of the opening ceremony, chose the British singer which representing the next Olympic host nation in 2012 and over a local one in keeping to the game's theme of "One World, One Dream", signifying unity across language, race or religious barriers.
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