Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 92 years with star-studded concert

Queen’s Birthday 2018

Amidst balloons and fireworks, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles joined Sting, Shaggy, Kylie, Sir Tom Jones, Craig David and a choir featuring comedian Harry Hill and former Labour Minister Ed Balls onstage at the Royal Albert Hall to be serenaded with a burst of Happy Birthday.

According to TIME, the Queen's other birthday celebrates the moment she became a monarch.

Meanwhile, the Queen will be celebrating her real birthday on Saturday by holding a massive party for her family and friends.

Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday as a monarch falls on June 9.

The event is a break in tradition for the queen who usually spends her birthday privately with little public celebration, although there were nationwide events to mark her 90th.

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The monarch's grandson Prince Harry, who will marry U.S. actress Meghan Markle at Windsor on May 19, is the trust's new president and was due to give a speech at the concert.

Queen Elizabeth's official 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.

Luckily, in the Spring there is a traditional military parade called "Trooping the Colour" - a big old march of all of the regiments in the British Army on Horse Guards Parade in London.

"It is my honest wish that the Commonwealth will continue to offer stability and continuity for future generations and will decide that one day the Prince of Wales should carry on the important work started by my father in 1949", she said.

No word on which members of the royal family will be attending, but with Kate Middleton due to give birth any day now, we suspect that she and possibly Prince William will be absent.

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