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Prince William joins Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift on stage at charity gala

Prince William joined superstars Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift on stage on Tuesday evening at Kensington Palace.

The Duke of Cambridge took to the mic with the two famous singers for a rendition of ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ at Centrepoint’s Winter Whites Gala, which saw William and Kate’s royal home turned into a winter wonderland.

Earlier in the evening, lead singer Jon Bon Jovi joked he would get the second-in-line to join him and his band on stage.

“I think he’s very fond of singing Livin’ on a Prayer so we’ll see if we get a duet out of him.”


William joined superstars Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift on stage. [Photo: Twitter/Centrepoint]

He also praised the Prince ahead of the event: “I met his father and I met his grandfather. He’s still a young kid to me, but a nice young kid.”

America’s sweetheart Taylor Swift also spoke fondly of the new father gushing “awesome” after the pair were introduced, adding “He was very funny, I was really happy he was funny”.

Speaking earlier in the evening, Taylor had revealed her excitement to perform in front of the future King at his Palace home.

“I’m absolutely excited. I don’t think I’ve ever played at a Palace before so it is really wonderful.

“It’s really wondrous, I think they’ve done an amazing job of putting this together.”

During her performance, the successful singer took the time to thank Prince William for asking her to be a part of the evening.

“I have to thank you, Prince William, for having me. It’s amazing. To call attention to this age group especially, teens and young adults.”

The event, which also featured singers Tinie  Tempah and James Blunt, was in aid of Centrepoint, of which Prince William is patron.

Guests paid at least £500 to attend the royal event, to raise money for youth homeless, and the Prince attended solo as the Duchess of Cambridge stayed home to look after their four-month-old son, Prince George.

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