Ryan Seacrest hosted the Daytime Emmy tribute to his idol Dick Clark. Among those who feted him were the Spinners, the Jersey Boys, Marie Osmond, Tony Orlando and Chubby Checker.
“If I lived to 300, I could never fill your shoes,” Seacrest told Clark.
“Did I write that for you?” Clark cracked. “I want to thank all the artists and kids who appeared on ‘Bandstand,’ which was on for almost 40 years.”
After the aforementioned artists sang the Manilow-penned version of the “Bandstand” theme, Clark is seen crying.
MJ posted the video (though the audio is off a smidge.) in two parts:
The tribute video featured Garth Brooks, Simon Cowell, Cher, Donny Osmond, Frankie Avalon and Barry Manilow: