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Hillary Clinton sees last-minute surge of support — from some of pop music's biggest stars

Hillary Clinton sees last-minute surge of support — from some of pop music's biggest stars

Until recent weeks, the rancor of this year’s contest between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and the Republicans’ Donald Trump had left many pop artists relatively muted. 

But in the final days of the campaign, a wave of acts have at long last found their voices — many in favor of the Democrats’ candidate.

Bruce Springsteen, a liberal stalwart who performed at the inauguration for President  Obama, sang this past weekend in support of Clinton. Pop heavyweights Beyoncé and Jay Z joined Clinton in Cleveland, and on the eve of the election, artists such as Lady Gaga and Jon...

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