Queen Elizabeth II's 92nd Birthday Performers Will Include Sting, Shaggy and Shawn Mendes

Monarch will ring in her special day with music by some of the world's biggest stars

By Samantha Schnurr Mar 21, 2018 4:20 PMTags
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We hope Queen Elizabeth II is ready to dance because she has quite the lineup of performers for her upcoming birthday. 

The stars slated to serenade the British monarch were announced on Wednesday and the list is bound to make you at least a bit envious. After all, Shaggy is included. 

In addition to the "It Wasn't Me" singer, Kylie Minogue, Grammy nominee Craig David, rock star StingLadysmith Black Mambazo, British star Anne-Marie and pop star Shawn Mendes will all take the stage at a special concert held at the Royal Albert Hall on April 21, the day of Queen Elizabeth II's birthday. Sir Tom Jones, whom the queen knighted in 2006, will also take part. 

While the celebration will be attended by the queen and members of the royal family, the BBC will also broadcast the concert so citizens can enjoy it as well. 

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Clearly, the queen has both excellent and modern tastes as musicians both iconic and new are included in the concert. 

Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II may become a great-grandmother once again by the time her birthday comes around as her grandson Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton are slated to welcome their third child sometime in April. 

The queen typically celebrates her birthday in quieter fashion, last year opting to take in the races at Newbury Racecourse with her daughter, Princess Anne

Suffice to say, this will be a birthday the queen will have a hard time forgetting.