The Olympics are here, but over the years dozens of stars have carried the torch -- literally. See which of your favorite musicians have walked with the flame.
During the London 2012 Olympic Torch ...
During the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, the boys of U.K. band The Wanted -- led by Siva Kaneswaran -- brought the torch from Great Wyrley to Leamore. We're glad they came.
Looks like Sean Combs puffed a little...
Looks like Sean Combs puffed a little extra carbon dioxide on his torch during the Athens Olympic Torch Relay through New York on June 19, 2004. Those are some impressive flames, Diddy.
John Legend beamed his brightest as h...
John Legend beamed his brightest as he carried the torch through Edinburgh, Scotland during the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.
It's just another day in the life for...
It's just another day in the life for Will.i.am, who strolled casually with the Olympic torch in one hand and his phone in the other on May 21, 2012. No big deal, just carrying some fire and checkin' emails through Taunton, England on the 70-day relay to London.
It's only fitting the Englishmen of M...
It's only fitting the Englishmen of Muse -- Matt Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Christopher Wolstenholme -- got to carry the torch through their hometown for the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. The boys did pen the anthem "Survival" for the games, after all.
What better Spice Girl to carry the O...
What better Spice Girl to carry the Olympic flame on the London 2012 Torch Relay route than Sporty Spice herself, Melanie Chisholm? The Brit did her country proud on June 1, as she took the torch from Birkenhead to Liverpool.
Ryan Seacrest flashed his always-pear...
Ryan Seacrest flashed his always-pearly whites while jogging through Los Angeles on June 16, 2004, day 12 of the Athens Olympic Torch Relay.
Singer-songwriter Katy B passed the O...
Singer-songwriter Katy B passed the Olympic flame to her producer pal Mark Ronson at England's Brunel University on July 24. Before they met to pass the torch, the pair also teamed up on a Coca-Cola advertisement for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Don't get too close to that flame, La...
Don't get too close to that flame, Lance Bass! It might melt your frosted tips. The 'N Sync singer waved to onlookers as he carried the torch through Newport Beach, Cali., during the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Torch Relay.
Pop star and England native Dizzee Ra...
Pop star and England native Dizzee Rascal was all grins as he carried the torch through the boroughs of London on day 68 of the 70-day relay.
Soul singer Beverley Knight took the ...
Soul singer Beverley Knight took the torch through Brent on July 25 2012, just two days before the opening ceremony in London.
Southern songstress Loretta Lynn look...
Southern songstress Loretta Lynn looked poised and confident as she brought the flame through her home state of Kentucky on Dec. 16, 2001 as part of the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Torch Relay.
Funny guy and sometimes-musician Eddi...
Funny guy and sometimes-musician Eddie Izzard ran the torch through his hometown on the Pevensey to Bexhill stretch of the London relay on July 17, 2012.
Redheaded singer Paloma Faith worked ...
Redheaded singer Paloma Faith worked her torch route through the London boroughs on July 25 in the most un-athletic footwear we've seen so far: sky-high scarlet platforms.
Howie Dorough of Backstreet Boys fame...
Howie Dorough of Backstreet Boys fame takes us back... to the streets of the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Torch Relay, where he championed the torch through Florida on Dec. 7, 2001.
Irish pop duo Jedward, comprised of i...
Irish pop duo Jedward, comprised of identical twins John and Edward Grimes, used teamwork to carry the flame through Dublin, Ireland on June 6, day 19 of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. We're just glad the flames didn't ignite their sky-high hair.
English singer-songwriter Labrinth ca...
English singer-songwriter Labrinth carried the torch across the "Electronic Earth" of Brent on one of the last days of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.