Ready to party? (Picture: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Tonight, some of the biggest names in music will perform at Buckingham Palace to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s record-breaking 70-year reign.
The Platinum Party at the Palace’s star-studded line-up is fit for a queen.
So, who is set to perform? Here is everything you need to know.
Who is performing at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee concert?
Queen and Diana Ross are set to lead the star-studded concert at Buckingham Palace tonight.
The stars will join Alicia Keys and Andrea Bocelli with a pre-recorded performance from Sir Elton John, alongside non-musical guests including Sir David Attenborough and Stephen Fry.
Diana Ross will close out the concert (Picture: Getty Images)
Guitarist Brian, who previously teased the news of the band’s involvement, said: ’20 years after playing the Queen’s glorious Golden Jubilee we’re very happy to be invited again.
‘Then there was a moment when I wondered… after Buckingham Palace roof where can you go? Well… you will see!’
Queen and Adam Lambert will open the festival, which will see 22,000 people attend, including 10,000 tickets to be released to the general public (while thousands of key workers will also be invited).
Alicia will then perform, along with Duran Duran, Hans Zimmer, Ella Eyre, Craig David, Mabel, Elbow, and George Ezra.
Eurovision’s Sam Ryder, who made history at the song contest, will also perform.
Diana will round out the evening, and said: ‘Her Majesty has and continues to be such an incredible inspiration to so many across the world and I was absolutely delighted to receive an invitation to perform on such a momentous and historic occasion.’
The Queen is celebrating 70 years on the throne (Picture: WireImage)
Also set to make an appearance are British legends including Emma Raducanu, David Beckham, Stephen Fry, Dame Julie Andrews, The Royal Ballet and Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds.
Meanwhile, musical fans are in luck as Lin Manuel Miranda will also appear, with performances from The Phantom of the Opera, Hamilton, Six, The Lion King and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
What more could you want?
Platinum Party at the Palace airs tonight at 7.30pm on BBC One.
Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee 2022
Dust off your Union Jack bunting, Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee is well and truly upon us.
Taking place from Thursday, June 2, to Sunday, June 5, the celebrations mark Her Majesty’s record-breaking 70th year on the throne.
Visit Metro.co.uk’s Platinum Jubilee page for all the latest updates.
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