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Happy Birthday Your Majesty! The Queen enjoys a star-studded birthday concert in London

Thousands of people attended The Queen’s birthday party at the Royal Albert Hall in London this evening to celebrate the occasion of Her Majesty’s 92nd birthday.

Sitting alongside her family in the royal box, The Queen smiled as she watched performances from Alfie Boe, Sir Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue and many more.

Highlights of the evening included comedians Frank Skinner & Harry Hill being joined on stage by former Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ed Balls, who performed a tribute to George Formby OBE.

Shaggy also performed his hit song Mr Boombastic in front of The Royal Family, much to the younger royals delight.

The broadcast was shown live on BBC One and BBC Radio 2 and was presented by Zoë Ball.

The Queen arrived at the Royal Albert Hall around half an hour before the show got underway alongside her son, the Duke of York.

In the royal box, she sat between the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge.

The concert came at the end of a successful Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting which Her Majesty hosted.

Her birthday concert paid tribute to this, with performers from around the Commonwealth taking to the stage, including Canadian singer Shawn Mendes and the Ladysmith Black Mambazo choir from South Africa.

At the end of the show, all of the performers took to the stage for a final rendition of ‘What a Wonderful World’ by the late Louis Armstrong.

Afterwards, The Queen and Prince Charles made their way onto the stage in which the heir to the throne made a short speech.

He also led three cheers for his mother, something the crowd were more than happy to oblige to.

Royal Central will be publishing reaction to The Queen’s birthday concert throughout the evening.

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