The UK has been going mad for the Royal Family over the last few days in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, and last night Buckingham Palace was transformed for a spectacular Jubilee concert.
As thousands of fans lined the Mall to catch a glimpse of their favourite pop stars, the Royals were on their feet singing and dancing as they watched the musical extravaganza, which ended with an amazing fireworks display that Guy Fawkes would have been proud of!
Robbie Williams kicked off the concert in true pop style with a dazzling stage show, complete with drummers and trumpeters, and his performance certainly went down a storm with Charles and Camilla, who were seen waving their Union Jack flags throughout.
Next up to entertain the Queen was Will.i.am, who delighted the crowds when he performed a dazzling duet with fellow The Voice judge Jessie J, who looked every inch the pop princess in her sparkling gold and royal blue gown.
After performing her chart-topping hit Domino, JLS took over from Jessie on stage and had the crowds singing along with a mash-up of their poptastic tunes She Makes Me Wanna and Everybody in Love.
Take That star Gary Barlow was next to take to the stage in a dazzling three-piece suit for a secret duet with style queen Cheryl Cole. As the pair belted out Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now, Cheryl sizzled on stage in a stunning fish tail gown, and the pair drew admiring comments from comedian Lee Mack.
One of the highlights of the night was Welsh crooner Tom Jones, who was so good that even Prince Harry was singing along to classic hits including Mama Told Me Not to Come and Delilah.
Pop princess Kylie Minogue also proved a hit with the crowds when she performed a medley of her greatest hits and showed off her perfect pins ain a tiny pair of hot pants.
As the concert reached its climax, Sir Elton John gave a performance fit for a king with a medley of his greatest hits, which included I’m Still Standing, Your Song and Crocodile Rock, followed by an amazing performance by Stevie Wonder, who was joined on stage by Will.i.am to serenade the Queen.
Scottish singer Annie Lennox donned a pair of angel wings for her iconic performance of There Must Be an Angel (Playing With My Heart), and the concert reached its amazing crescendo with a performance by Sir Paul McCartney, who sang some of his most popular songs including Let it Be, All My Lovin’ and Live and Let Die.
Other highlights of the night included performances by comedians Miranda Hart, Rob Brydon and Jimmy Carr, musical delights from Ed Sheeran, Madness and Dame Shirley Bassey and a performance of Sing, the Jubilee song written by Gary Barlow and performed by the Military Wives' Choir and musicians from across the Commonwealth.
Gary Barlow organised the concert, and he later escorted the Queen on stage as she listened to Prince Charles give a speech before the impressive fireworks display finale.
The spectacular musical show ended with all the stars of the night joining together on stage for a sing along and the Queen lighting the national Jubilee beacon to honour her 60 year reign.
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