Besides her duties as a jury member of this international musical competition, Branigan performed on Friday the 16th on the main stage for an audience who enthusiastically sang her greatest hits.
A reference to the latter song should have made clear that she was not credited with co-writing it.
As she was recording new music and preparing a comeback to the music industry, she died at her home in August 2004 from a previously undiagnosed cerebral aneurysm, aged 52.
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Branigan's estate clarified the song, played to hype former President and rally attendees, was used without permission.
Branigan died of a brain aneurysm Thursday in her sleep at her home in East Quogue, said her brother Mark Branigan.