Queen’s Platinum Jubilee party highlights. Rod, Stuart, Diana Ross , and many other singers, composers were performed at the Platinum Jubilee party last night.
The concert and celebration took place outside Buckingham Palace as part of the Platinum Jubilee, airing on BBC One, ITV and Sky.
Both Prince Charles and Prince William spoke at the concert tonight, paying heartfelt tributes to The Queen and her historic 70-year reign.
Of the 22,000 onlookers attending in person, 10,000 tickets were allocated through a public ballot, while over 7,500 tickets were reserved for key workers, volunteers, charities and members of the Armed Forces.
The party started with short video of The Queen, bringing her impeccable humor to the party….
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There were performances by Queen + Adam Lambert, Alicia Keys, Sir Rod Stewart, Hans Zimmer, Ella Eyre, Craig David, Elbow, George Ezra, Duran Duran, Diversity and Sam Ryder, with Motown legend Diana Ross headlining.
There was also a pre-recorded musical tribute to the Queen by Sir Elton John, and special appearances from national treasures including Sir David Attenborough, Emma Raducanu, Lord Lloyd-Webber (joined by Lin-Manuel Miranda and musical theatre performers), David Beckham, Stephen Fry and Dame Julie Andrews. Surprise guests offering recorded messages included Sir Paul McCartney and Michelle Obama, who spoke of being warmly welcomed by the monarch on trips to the UK during her time as US First Lady.
Sir Elton John
"I was thrilled and honoured to be asked to be part of the Platinum Party at the Palace. I hope you enjoy the special performance, I can't wait for you to see it."
Thank you Ma’am!
Touching speeches of Charles Prince of Wales and Prince William Duke of Cambridge
Rod Stuart performance at Platinum Jubilee party
Diana Ross performance at Platinum Jubilee party
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Photo / Video Courtesy : Buckingham palace / The Royal Family