Who is playing for the Queen’s Jubilee show?

On the occasion of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the Palace is holding a special concert.

Although the lineup has yet to be fully released, the nation got a taste of what’s yet to come during the four holidays.


The Queen reigned for 70 yearsCredit: AFP

Who is performing at the Platinum Jubilee concert?

The concert at Buckingham Palace will be a mix of rock artists, pop singers and a full orchestra.

Over the coming weeks, it is expected that more performers from across the arts, including theater and film, will be announced as part of the Queen’s celebrations.

There will also be 3D screenings across the palace and an in-person audience, and will be broadcast live on BBC One.

Diana Ross

Diana Ross is the headliner of the Platinum Jubilee concert


Diana Ross is the headliner of the Platinum Jubilee concertCredit: Getty

On May 18, 2022, it was announced that Diana Ross would headline the big event

The American singer will lead the programming for the BBC’s Platinum Party At The Palace concert, which celebrates the Queen’s 70 years on the throne.

Diana rose to fame alongside the Supremes, establishing herself as one of the best-selling musicians of her time.

Georges Esdras

George Ezra will take the stage


George Ezra will take the stageCredit: Getty

The 28-year-old singer was the first musician to be announced for the concert, releasing a statement sharing the happy news.

George said it was “an incredible honor to be asked” to play for the Queen.

The Hertfordshire-born star won Best British Male Solo Artist at the 2019 Brit Awards and hit number one in the UK with his single ‘Shotgun’.

Kirsty Young hosts the concert


Kirsty Young hosts the concertCredit: Getty – Contributor

Kirsty Young returns to the BBC for the first time since the royal wedding in 2018.

She will host this fantastic concert, as well as all of the BBC’s Jubilee coverage over the bank holiday weekend.

Kirsty is best known for hosting Crimewatch and Desert Island records.

Romain Kemp

Roman Kemp joins Kirsty to organize this great event


Roman Kemp joins Kirsty to organize this great eventCredit: Getty

Making the announcement on The One Show, Roman Kemp, 29, said he would be hosting the event.

The radio presenter has appeared on TV shows such as I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! and the Celebrity glasses box.

He has had his own breakfast show with Capital FM since 2017 and works regularly with his father, Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet.

Who presents the Platinum Party at the Palace?

There will also be famous royal journalists across the UK covering this historic celebration.

The presenters are:

When is the platinum jubilee concert?

The Platinum Jubilee will take place from Thursday, June 2, 2022 throughout the weekend.

The usual May bank holiday will be moved to fit in with the festivities, rather than the end of the month.

Celebrations will take place over all four days, including the Platinum Party concert.

This concert will take place on Saturday June 4, 2022 – the ticket draw is now closed.

You’ll also be able to watch the concert live from home on BBC One – with an exact airtime yet to be announced.

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