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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.


George Ezra on at the moment. Definitely one of the most-hyped acts before this event started.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:04

Now he’s playing “Shotgun”. Not quite underneath the hot sun, though – starting to get rather dark out.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:07

Real blast from the past as Rod Stewart takes the stage.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:11

Rod’s now covering Neil Diamond’s ‘Sweet Caroline’, which was recently voted the official song of the jubilee by Radio 2 listeners.

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Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:14

Jessica Ennis-Hill and Tom Daley introduced after a verse from Doc Brown. Little bit wooden, this duo – but maybe we needed a breather...

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:19

Andrea Bocelli out now singing “Nessun Dorma”. We’ve had everything from rap, to pop, to opera this evening... organisers really running the full gamut of the musical spectrum.

Say what you will, though – this is a banger.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:22

Now it’s back to rock/pop, with some good old Duran Duran.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:25

Here’s an interesting one I missed – George Ezra censoring the lyrics to “Green Green Grass” to avoid the line about “throwing a party on the day I die”.

Can’t be too careful I suppose.

George Ezra censors own song lyric about dying during Queen’sJubilee Concert

George Ezra censored his own song lyric about dying during his performance at the Queen’s platinum jubilee concert.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:29

More video tributes, then Alicia Keys. Got to say, the stage turnarounds here have been pretty impressive. They’re rattling through it.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:35

Keys giving what has to be one of the standout performances of the night.

Louis Chilton4 June 2022 21:41

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