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Queen Elizabeth II is set to commemorate her 70 years on the throne with a grand concert featuring the biggest stars from around the world.
The mega concert, dubbed “Platinum Party At The Palace,” will take place at Buckingham Palace in London on June 4 and will last around two and a half hours.
Alicia Keys, Hans Zimmer, Rod Stewart and Duran Duran are just a few of the iconic names expected to grace the royal stage.
Elton John will also take part in the big show, however his performance will be pre-recorded as he is currently on tour in Europe.
Active members of Queen will team up with “American Idol” star Adam Lambert to open the show before soul legend Diana Ross closes with a medley of her greatest hits.
Alicia Keys will feature as one of the iconic names expected to grace the royal stage. GC Images
Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed how much this performance will mean to him after the iconic band performed on the roof of Buckingham Palace at the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002.
“Twenty years after playing The Queen’s glorious Golden Jubilee, we are very happy to be invited back,” he said.
Elton John is expected to record a performance for the concert of Queen.AP
“Then there was a moment where I wondered… after the roof of Buckingham Palace, where can you go? Well… you’ll see!!!” May added after she belted out “God Save The Queen” more than two decades ago.
Of his next performance celebrating Her Majesty’s long-standing reign, Ross touched on his many exchanges with royalty throughout his glittering career.
“Twenty years after playing The Queen’s glorious Golden Jubilee, we are very happy to be invited back.”
Brian May, guitarist for Queen
“I have had the honor of meeting La Reina many times throughout my life, even when I was with my family,” said the singer.
“Her Majesty has been and continues to be an incredible inspiration to so many around the world and I was delighted to be invited to perform on such a momentous and historic occasion.”
The spectacular show will have three stages and 3D projections on the façade of the palace.
The three-stage configuration will also see performances by British musicians Ella Eyre, Craig David, Mabel, Elbow, George Ezra, Mimi Webb, Sam Ryder, Jax Jones, Celeste and Sigala. Opera singing sensation Andrea Bocelli will also take the stage, as will Nile Rodgers.
The night will also feature guest appearances from David Attenborough, David Beckham, Stephen Fry and Julie Andrews. A special performance by the Royal Ballet will also take place.
British legend Rod Stewart said he is “delighted to be able to join” the Queen on this special occasion.
“I was absolutely delighted to receive an invitation to perform on such a momentous and historic occasion.”
“She has shown the world how special she is and how lucky we are to have her. This will be a momentous occasion,” she added.
Diana Ross will close the concert with a medley of her hits. Getty Images
Her Majesty’s love of musicals will also be commemorated, as guest appearances by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda are guaranteed to go all out.
Stars from the cast of “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Hamilton,” “Six,” “The Lion King,” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” will also take the stage.
Duran Duran is another headline act at the Queen’s platinum jubilee.AP
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