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Lionel Richie, Katy Perry Close King Charles III Coronation With Star-Studded Lineup

The day after their golden coronation, which was watched by millions of people, King Charles III and Queen Camilla went to Windsor Castle to watch a show with Lionel Richie, Katy Perry close King Charles III coronation.

Author:Dexter Cooke
Reviewer:Hajra Shannon
May 09, 2023
The day after their golden coronation, which was watched by millions of people, King Charles III and Queen Camilla went to Windsor Castle to watch a show with Lionel Richie, Katy Perry close King Charles III coronation.
Katy Perry and Lionel Richie had very good reasons for not being on American Idol on Sunday, May 7. The judges were busy singing at King Charles III's coronation concert at Windsor Castle in London a day after England's new monarch was sworn in at a ceremony full of tradition and pomp.

Lionel Richie, Katy Perry Close King Charles III Coronation

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On Sunday night, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie led a group of American artists who joined other artists from around the world to perform at the UK's first Coronation Concert.
Katy Perry talked about her close relationship with the King and how they worked together on the Prince's Asian Trust. Lionel Richie was the first global representative for the Prince's Trust, which has been helping young people for over 50 years. King Charles, Queen Camilla, and other members of the royal family sat down at Windsor Castle to watch the stars perform on a specially built golden stage.
At the show, which was held at the castle, Richie sang "All Night Long" and "Easy" by the Commodores for the royals and their chosen guests. The AP said that Princess Charlotte and her mother, Kate, Princess of Wales, sang along with Perry's hit song "Roar" while she was wearing a gold foil ball gown and drones made the shape of a lion to honor the new king's coat of arms. Perry ended the show with "Firework," which she dedicated to the king, telling him, "Thank you for bringing out the firework in so many young people."
Even though there were A-list performers, the drone-powered light show that showed the beauty of nature and Alexis Ffrench singing the Simple Minds song "Don't You Forget About Me" was probably the most impressive part of the night.
This was the first time there had been a Coronation Concert, and it was also the first time that Windsor Castle had been used as a beautiful setting for such an event. Hugh Bonneville, who plays Mr. Carson on Downton Abbey, was the host of the event, which took place in central London 24 hours after the King was crowned.
Artists from all over the Commonwealth were invited to the concert. Steve Winwood led a band made up of people from all over the world as they sang his hit song "Higher Love." Andrea Bocelli and Bryn Terfel, the guitarist Lang Lang and singer Nicole Scherzinger, Paloma Faith, and the British band Take That were also there.
The less important events came after the king and queen were crowned together in Westminster Abbey with a big show and lots of fancy clothes. They were given swords, scepters, and a golden orb covered in jewels to show the power of the monarch. This was a medieval custom that was celebrated with liturgy, song, and loud cheers of "God save the king."
The couple then rode through the streets in a gilded horse-drawn carriage led by the biggest military procession for a ceremony since Charles' mother was crowned queen. About 4,000 soldiers marched in line through the streets, their red sleeves and white gloves swinging in time to the sound of drums and bugles from marching bands, including one group of musicians on horses.
In spite of the rain, hundreds of thousands of people lined the road to see it in person. A study group called Barb released ratings that showed that nearly 19 million more people in the U.K. watched TV. That's about 40% less than the number of people who watched Queen Elizabeth II's funeral in September.


At their coronation show, King Charles III and Queen Camilla were given a royal welcome to the throne by a group of stars. Lionel Richie, Katy Perry close King Charles III coronationat Windsor Castle, which was attended by 20,000 people.
Katy Perry wore a gold Vivienne Westwood ballgown with opera-length gloves when she went on stage to perform "Roar" and "Firework." Lionel Richie sang "Easy" in front of a baby grand piano while wearing a white coat with sparkling diamonds and a black satin shirt.
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Dexter Cooke

Dexter Cooke

Dexter Cooke is an economist, marketing strategist, and orthopedic surgeon with over 20 years of experience crafting compelling narratives that resonate worldwide. He holds a Journalism degree from Columbia University, an Economics background from Yale University, and a medical degree with a postdoctoral fellowship in orthopedic medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dexter’s insights into media, economics, and marketing shine through his prolific contributions to respected publications and advisory roles for influential organizations. As an orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive knee replacement surgery and laparoscopic procedures, Dexter prioritizes patient care above all. Outside his professional pursuits, Dexter enjoys collecting vintage watches, studying ancient civilizations, learning about astronomy, and participating in charity runs.
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