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Which candidate does your favorite pop star endorse?

While the opinions of pundits, analysts, fellow politicians, Kennedys, and people who, y'know, actually know what they're talking about certainly count for something (whatever that may be) in considering which candidate to vote for in today's Super Tuesday race, the fact that you're reading this site suggests you're smart enough to see straight through all the political strategizing and self-serving cronyism to what lies at the heart of any election: A pure, unadulterated popularity contest. With that in mind, you'll no doubt want to check out this handy scorecard published today by The Guardian tracking which musicians have thrown their support behind which candidate. I mean, you wouldn't want to vote for somebody that Jeff Tweedy doesn't think is cool, right? And because we know how much you hate words, we've condensed it into helpful list form which you can clip and save before heading into the polling booth (better hurry).


Mike Huckabee

Endorsed by: Ted Nugent.

John McCain

Endorsed by: Burt Bacharach.

Mitt Romney

Endorsed by: Pat Boone, Donny and Marie Osmond.

Ron Paul

Endorsed by: Krist Novoselic.


Hillary Clinton

Endorsed by: Madonna, Carly Simon, Tony Bennett, Jon Bon Jovi, Melissa Etheridge, Carole King, Quincy Jones, Elvis Costello.

Barack Obama

Endorsed by: Will Smith, Babyface, Macy Gray, Stevie Wonder, Ne-Yo, Usher, will.i.am, Harry Connick Jr., The Grateful Dead, Jeff Tweedy, Conor Oberst, Win Butler, Joanna Newsom.

"Wait!" you may be saying. "What about 50 Cent?" Excellent question! While one might assume that Fiddy would "get jiggy" with his brothers in the hip-hop community and back Obama, Bill O'Reilly recently discovered that the man born as Curtis Jackson is a bonafide Hillary supporter, saying, "It's a way for us to have Bill Clinton be president again" before delivering an even more telling reason:

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