THE SCREENING ROOM: War Horse, Elton John and More Celebrate the Queen at the Diamond Jubilee (Video)
By Michael Gioia
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, celebrating the 60th year of Queen Elizabeth II's reign, was recently held in Buckingham Palace. Here are highlights from the celebration, including a tribute from West End's War Horse and performances from Sir Elton John, among others.
As previously reported, ABC will broadcast "Concert for The Queen: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration," which also features performances from Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Tom Jones, Annie Lennox, Kylie Minogue, Stevie Wonder and Jessie J. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gary Barlow composed the Queen's Diamond Jubilee song, which is simply titled "Sing."
On the television special, which airs June 5 at 9 PM ET, Katie Couric will also take viewers backstage for a unique view of the festivities, including interviews with the concert's biggest stars. The ABC broadcast is a special edition of "20/20."
An appearance from War Horse's Joey:
Robbie Williams opens the show:
Elton John's performance:
Paul McCartney's performance:
"Sing" by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gary Barlow:
Tom Jones' performance:
Stevie Wonder's performance:
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