Lionel Richie, Katy Perry to headline King Charles’ coronation concert
Star singers, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry are set to headline King Charles’ coronation concert on May 7, 2023, a day after his coronation at Westminster Abbey.
The BBC announced the lineup for the concert, which will also feature Take That, Andrea Bocelli, Sir Bryn Terfel, Freya Ridings, and Alexis Ffrench.
Perry and Richie have known King Charles for years, with Perry serving as an ambassador for The British Asian Trust, a charity co-founded by Prince Charles, and Richie appointed as the first global ambassador and first Chairman of the Global Ambassador Group for The Prince’s Trust.
The upcoming concert, which will celebrate the four nations, their communities and the Commonwealth, will be broadcast live from the grounds of Windsor Castle and organized by BBC Studios Productions.
Bocelli and Terfel, who was knighted for his services to music in 2017, will perform a duet during the concert, which will celebrate “a new chapter in the nation’s history, with themes of love, respect, and optimism.”
A statement by BBC reads, “The concert will celebrate a new chapter in the nation’s history, with themes of love, respect and optimism, celebrating the four nations, their communities and the Commonwealth.”