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Up to 8 million tune in as Commonwealth Games closes

The curtain has come down on an incredible 11 days of Commonwealth Games sporting action in a glittering, star-filled closing ceremony at Glasgow's Hampden Park.

England has topped the medal table of the Commonwealth Games with a total of 174 medals.

Up to 8 million viewers tuned in to see Kylie and a host of other stars close Glasgow 2014, which has been dubbed the "best ever" Commonwealth Games.

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Kylie to top bill at Glasgow 2014 closing ceremony

Kylie Minogue will top the bill at the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games alongside Scottish favourites Lulu, Deacon Blue and Dougie Maclean.

More than 2,000 volunteer performers will take part in Glasgow 2014's sign-off event at Hampden Park on August 3.

Australian pop star Kylie has recently released her 12th studio album, Kiss Me Once. Credit: Lionel Hahn/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

The ceremony will be broadcast to a television audience of an estimated one billion across 71 Commonwealth nations and territories.

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