From Rick James to Mariah Carey to Justin Bieber, take a look back at the performers who helped the TV legend party it up
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Updated: Tuesday Dec 27, 2011 | 01:00 PM EST
By: Kiran Hefa
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With his career back on track, William "Smokey" Robinson kicked off the New Year by belting out "Because of You" and "Love Will Set You Free" from Los Angeles; that same year he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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