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The world of pop is full of those moments that are simply unforgettable. They can make or break careers, get the whole world laughing along or leave everyone in shock and disbelief. Join Capital as we round up 40 of the most memorable moments from the music world!
The 'Angels' singer performed three consecutive memorable shows at Knebworth back in 2003 that helped define him as the biggest male singer in the country at that time.
The 'Next To Me' singer performed at both the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Games in London, earning herself a legion of new fans across the world and bringing a bit of class and emotion to the end of the amazing event.
The 'Stan' rapper made quite the impression when he performed live at the VMAs in 2000 backed by an army of Eminem clones who strode out to join the US star on stage.
The King Of Pop made a surprise appearance at the VMAs back in 2001 when he turned up at the end of 'N Sync's performance of 'Pop' to show off some of his signature dance moves with frontman Justin Timberlake beatboxed for his hero!
The 'Love On Top' singer gave a powerful headline set at the 2013 Super Bowl and gave the event one of its most memorable moments when she was joined by both Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland to perform a medley of Destiny's Child hits.
Gaga made headlines across the globe when she turned up to the VMAs in 2010 wearing a has-to-be-seen-to-be-believed dress made entirely out of cuts of meat. Three years later and everyone is still talking about it!
The '99 Problems' rapper went in to Glastonbury with high expectations and a lot of controversy...but walked off the Pyramid Stage as one of the most memorable headliners in the festival's history.
Ten years ago Mr. JT and 'Spinning Around' singer Kylie got EVERYONE talking when the US superstar grabbed hold of the Australian singer's bum during their duet at the 20013 BRIT Awards.
At the Video Music Awards 2010 Kanye caused uproar when he interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for Best Female Video to claim that Beyonce should have won the award instead for her 'Single Ladies' video. The rapper was subsequently removed from the event and later apologised for his actions.
The 'This Is Love' rapper became the first star to have a song broadcast out in space when Nasa's Curiosity rover played his song 'Reach For The Stars' back to Earth from Mars.
The future King Of Pop first debuted his soon-to-be signature move, the moon walk, during a performance on Motown 25 back in 1983.
It was the kiss heard around the world when Britney Spears locked lips with both Madonna and Christina Aguilera during their performance together of 'Hollywood' at the 2003 VMAs.
Ginger Spice made her mark at the BRIT Awards 1997 during the band's performance of 'Who Do You Think You Are?' with her now-iconic Union Jack dress, which went on to become an enduring symbol of Girl Power and Cool Britannia.
The 'Wannabe' five-piece made their return for one night only at the London 2012 Closing Ceremony to perform a medley of their greatest hits and celebrate the greatest ever British sporting event.
Arguably the performance that launched her career into the stratosphere, Adele gave a moving performance of the song during the 2011 BRITs.
The iconic-late rapper was paid tribute to at Coachella Festival 2012 when he appeared as a hologram during Snoop Dogg's set, and performed the songs 'Hail Mary' and '2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted'.
The 'Rolling In The Deep' singer's sophomore offering has become one of the biggest records of the past decade, and shows no signs of slowing down even today.
The 'Live While We're Young' five-piece became the first UK band to reach number one on the US Billboard Top 200 with their first album in 2012.
The 'Patience' band amicably called it a day back in 1995, breaking the hearts of millions of Take That fans across the world. It wasn't all doom and gloom though as they reunited in 2005 and are still going strong today.
2012 saw the Take That frontman and former X Factor Cheryl Cole performing live at Buckingham Palace for the Queen's celebratory year.
The 'Beautiful Day' band were named as having the highest earning tour ever back in 2011 after the mammoth success of their 'U2 360' tour.
The 'Leave Right Now' singer won the 2001 series of Pop Idol and went on to become the most recognisable face in the country and help usher in the age of the TV talent show.
Back in 2004 Simon Cowell changed the face of the UK music industry when he introduced his ITV talent show. Without the series the likes of JLS, Olly Murs, Alexandra Burke, Little Mix and One Direction might never have been discovered.
2012 saw the mainstream arrival of the K-Pop star with his irrepressible hit 'Gangnam Style'. The song's music video went on to be the first ever to hit one billion YouTube views, creating the most viral video if all time in the process.
The Queen guitarist made his own iconic moment in 2002 at Party At The Palace to celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee when he performed 'God Save The Queen' from the Buckingham Palace rooftops.
Arguably the most iconic music albums all time, 'Thriller' arrived in 1983 and Michael Jackson's performance in the promo for the video has helped it become the most enduring pop music video ever, with countless pastiches and tributes ever since.
The two musical celebrities had a long-standing rivalry most memorable for the moment Robbie challenged the Oasis star to a fight during the 2000 Brit Awards.
Paving the way for a host of new musical talent discovered through sites like Myspace and YouTube, Justin went on to become a phenomenon soon after being signed by Scooter Braun back in 2008 and he is now the most followed person on Twitter in the world.
The '99 Problems' rapper turned the genre staples on their heads when he and 'In The End' rockers Linkin Park teamed up for the collaborative album 'Collision Course' way back in 2004.
Back in late 2012 Nadine, Cheryl, Sarah, Kimberley and Nicola announced plans for a greatest hits album and tour, and then broke fans' hearts when they confirmed plans to split at the end of the tour. #SadFace.
The 'Like A Prayer' singer made headlines around the world on her 1990 'Blonde Ambition' tour for her controversial imagery and jaw-dropping stage outfits... including her now-famous cone-shaped corset bra.
The 'She Makes Me Wanna' star premiered JLS: Eyes Wide Open 3D back in 2011 featuring footage from their 2010 UK arena tour.
Back in 2001 fans got exactly what they wanted when pop divas Pink, Christina Aguilera, Lil Kim and Mya teamed up to record a cover of the famous song to coincide with the 2001 remake of Moulin Rouge.
Back in 2004 during her halftime show at the Super Bowl, Janet caused one of the biggest controversies in recent memory. While duetting with Justin Timberlake on his song 'Rock Your Body', the singer ripped off a part of Janet's costume to purposefully expose one of her breasts!
Adele cemented her incredible rise to fame in 2013 when she won an Oscar for her theme song for the James Bond movie Skyfall.
One of the biggest rivalries of the nineties was that of feuding Britpop acts Oasis and Blur, which was one of the most memorable feuds ever as the two groups exchanged barbs with each other through the press. The feud seemingly came to an end when Noel Gallagher performed on star with Blur's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon in 2013.
A long-time friend of the Royal Princess, Elton gave an emotional performance of 'Candle In The Wind' at Diana's WEstminster Abbey funeral in 1997.
With rumours that the pair were dating rife, Beyonce and Jay-Z hooked up on the anthemic 'Crazy In Love', which to this date is arguably the former Destiny's Child singer's biggest hit. The couple eventually married in 2008.