With a rich and full history spanning over seven decades, the annual event has seen a wide variety of huge names take part in the celebrations, including Luciano Pavarotti, Ladysmith Black Mambazo
, McFly, UB40, Status Quo, Manic Street Preachers and the Kaiser Chiefs.
7 by the premiere of ensemble member Eric Simonson's love story "Lindiwe," which stretches from South Africa to Chicago blues club Kingston Mines and features the group Ladysmith Black Mambazo
The list includes new names (Maleek Berry and Raphaella), returning collaborators (Jess Glynne, James Arthur) and hook-ups to extend their global reach (South African vocalists Ladysmith Black Mambazo
In his welcome address, Maru-a-Pula (MaP) School principal, Andrew Taylor said ever since 1987, they have been hosting legends such as the late Mariam Makeba, Hugh Masekela and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
, among others and have been participating in outreach community projects.
Kylie Minogue, Sting, Ladysmith Black Mambazo
and Shaggy were among those on the bill, along with stars of the stage and screen.
Performers at the event, organised by The Royal Commonwealth Society, included Sir Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Sting and Shaggy, choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo
and Craig David.
Some of the guests that will perform at the Queen's party include Sir Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Shaggy, Craig David, Shawn Mendes, Sting, Ladysmith Black Mambazo
, and Anne-Marie.
Performers include Sir Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Sting, Shawn Mendes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo
, Craig David, Jamie Cullum, The Voice UK's Donel Mangena, Laura Mvula and The Dhol Foundation.
Shaggy and Sting, who have recently collaborated will also be entertaining Your Highness, as well as South African male choir group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo
A concert was due to be held in her honor at London's Royal Albert Hall featuring singers Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Craig David, Sting and Shaggy, and South African band Ladysmith Black Mambazo
. The extravaganza is a break from tradition for the Queen, who normally celebrates in private.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
are one of the world's greatest and most distinctive groups.
THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY PARTY Saturday, BBC1, 8pm SIR Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Craig David, Ladysmith Black Mambazo
are among the artists performing for Her Majesty at the Royal Albert Hall.