Queen Elizabeth II prepares to celebrate 70 years of the throne with a massive concert as the biggest stars from around the world prepare to perform.
Mega Party – Dubbed “The Platinum Party at the Palace” It will take place at Buckingham Palace in London on June 4 and will last approximately two and a half hours.
Alicia Keys, Hans Zimmer, Rod Stewart, and Doran Duran are just some of the famous names expected to grace the royal stage.
Elton John will also be participating in the extravaganza, however, his performance will be pre-recorded as he is currently on a tour mission in Europe.
Active Queen members will team up with “American Idol” star Adam Lambert to open the show before soul legend Diana Ross wraps up the show with a medley of her greatest hits.
The Queen’s guitarist Brian May revealed how important the performance was to him after the famous band performed on the roof of Buckingham Palace for the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002.
“After twenty years of playing the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, we are very excited to be invited again,” he said.
“Then there was a moment where I wondered…after the roof of Buckingham Palace, where do you go? Well…you’ll see!!!” May added, after echoing “God save the Queen” more than two decades ago.
Among her upcoming performances to celebrate Her Majesty’s long reign, Ross touched upon many exchanges with the royal family throughout her glamorous career.
“I’ve had the honor of meeting the Queen many times in my life, including when I was with my family,” the singer said.
“Her Majesty the Queen has been and continues to be an incredible inspiration to so many around the world, and I was so delighted to receive an invitation to perform on such a great historic occasion.”
The scene stopping the show will include three stages and 3D projections on the face of the palace.
The three-stage setting will also see performances by British musicians Ella Air, Craig David, Mabel, Elbow, George Ezra, Mimi Webb, Sam Ryder, Jax Jones, Celeste and Segala. Opera singer Andrea Bocelli is set to take to the stage, along with Nile Rodgers.
The evening will also feature guest appearances by David Attenborough, David Beckham, Stephen Fry and Julie Andrews. There will also be a special performance by The Royal Ballet.
British legend Rod Stewart said he was “delighted to be able to join” the Queen on this special occasion.
“She showed the world that she is such a special person and how lucky we are to have her. This will be a very important occasion.”
Her Majesty’s love of musicals will also be commemorated, with private appearances by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda including all stops.
Also appearing on the stage will be the star cast of “The Phantom of the Opera”, “Hamilton”, “Six”, “The Lion King” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”.