London — Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 92nd birthday with a Saturday night concert in London featuring British singers such as Sting, Tom Jones and Jamie Cullum.
Kylie Minogue, Shaggy and Craig David also performed during the "Queen's Birthday Party" at Royal Albert Hall.
The Queen and members of The Royal Family are tonight attending The Queen’s birthday concert.— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 21, 2018
There’s performances from @RealSirTomJones @kylieminogue @OfficialSting @DiRealShaggy @ShawnMendes & more #queensbirthday
Watch live @BBCOne & listen @BBCRadio2 pic.twitter.com/vGbJiAKZX8
Elizabeth — the world's longest-reigning living monarch — attended the show with other members of the royal family. Flanked by Prince Charles and Prince William — first and second in line for the throne — she waved to the crowd as she took her seat. The audience sang happy birthday when the queen went on stage toward the end of the program.
Members of The Royal Family, including The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke of York, The Princess Royal, The Duke of Cambridge, Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have arrived @RoyalAlbertHall #queensbirthday pic.twitter.com/7WEQp9ba61— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 21, 2018
Prince Harry, with fiancée Meghan Markle as his concert date, led the tributes to his grandmother.
During the concert Prince Harry gave a speech about the new @queenscomtrust which was launched last week - of which His Royal Highness is The President. #queenscommonwealthtrust pic.twitter.com/xrlzM6gppJ— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 21, 2018
Earlier in the day, honourary gun salutes were staged at Hyde Park, the Tower of London, a castle in Wales and the town of Windsor to mark the occasion.
The queen celebrates two birthdays every year: Her actual birthday on 21 April, which she usually marks privately with her family, and her "official birthday" in the summer. That usually falls on the second Saturday in June, when she joins the Trooping the Colour military parade in central London.
Elizabeth's real birthday this year came on the tails of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, which brought the leaders of the 53 Commonwealth countries together in England.
The queen has led the disparate group, made up of Britain and its former colonies, since she took the throne in 1952.
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.@RealSirTomJones & @ShawnMendes perform for Her Majesty and other members of The Royal Family @RoyalAlbertHall— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 21, 2018
Watch live @BBCOne & listen @BBCRadio2 #HappyBirthdayHerMajesty #QueensBirthday pic.twitter.com/bntouvJNfa
The Queen and The Prince of Wales appear on stage at the birthday concert. The Prince gave a speech wishing The Queen a Happy Birthday and led "three cheers" for Her Majesty! #QueensBirthday #HappyBirthdayHerMajesty pic.twitter.com/EZKzXXhGWj— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 21, 2018