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Queen Elizabeth II joins the musicians on stage

The Queen's Birthday Party was a music concert held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 21 April 2018 to celebrate the 92nd birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. Organised by the Royal Commonwealth Society, the event coincided with the end of the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, which had taken place in the United Kingdom during the previous week. The concert was introduced by radio and television presenter Zoë Ball, and featured contemporary artists, as well as those from the worlds of classical music and jazz, all of whom are from countries that belong to the Commonwealth of Nations. Artists included Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Sting, Shaggy, Shawn Mendes, Anne-Marie, The George Formby Society and Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Many of those who took part in the concert were accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra. The Queen was among concert attendees, along with other members of the Royal family. The concert was also broadcast on BBC One.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Furness, Hannah (21 April 2018). "The Queen celebrates her 92nd birthday with a concert at the Royal Albert Hall". The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  2. ^ "The Queen celebrates her 92nd birthday in style with star-studded concert". London Evening Standard. 21 April 2018. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Shaggy and Kylie help the Queen celebrate 92nd birthday". BBC News. BBC. 22 April 2018. Retrieved 22 April 2018.