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Platinum Jubilee concert – live: Diana Ross leads grand finale at BBC celebration

All the updates from the star-studded ceremony

Louis Chilton
Sunday 05 June 2022 08:13 BST
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The Queen’s platinum jubilee will be celebrated with a high-profile concert on Saturday evening (4 June).

Many renowned musicians and bands will perform as part of the Platinum Party at the Palace gig, which is being held by the BBC.

Twenty-two thousand people will attend the event, including 10,000 members of the public who won tickets in the public ballot, which closed on 23 March.

Over 7,500 tickets were designated for key workers, members of the armed forces, volunteers, and charities.

Find all the details on how to watch the concert, as well as full updates from the event, below – and updates from other jubilee events here.


Elbow is followed by Britain’s Got Talent dance troupe Diversity. They’re dancing to the Beatles currently.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 20:28

That was the Citizens of the World Refugee Choir singing with Elbow by the way.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 20:29

Diversity’s medley tribute to 70 years of British pop music is followed by Craig David. Does he sound slightly sharp to anyone else?

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 20:34

That said, nothing but love for his sparkly attire.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 20:35

Another moment you might have missed in this whirlwind of acts – Lee Mack’s crack about Boris Johnson.

Lee Mack makes ad-libbed Boris Johnson joke during Jubilee concert

‘That wasn’t in the autocue,’ Mack admitted

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 20:40

Musical theatre mavens Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lin-Manuel Miranda singing a back-patty little duet now. This is followed by a number from Hamilton.

Hamilton of course not exactly huge on the British monarchy...

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 20:44

From Hamilton to Phantom... we’ve got a full-blown musical theatre medley on our hands.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 20:48

People generally seem to be digging this section on social media!

After Phantom, we had The Lion King, then Six. Now Technicolour Dream Coat. All in all a rather furious mix of different musical styles and vibes this evening. And we’ve still a long way to go.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 20:55

Daniel Craig, Paul McCartney and Michelle Obama pay tribute to the Queen in pre-recorded little videos.

Then Sam Ryder comes out with his Eurovision bop “Space Man”

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 20:58

Pretty good, wasn’t he? I thought so, at least.

Sam Ryder (BBC)
Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:02

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