An estimated 250.000 people gathered on The Mall, the grand red road leading to Queen Elizabeth’s sumptuous Buckingham Palace on Monday for the pop concert on the third day of her Diamond Jubilee to celebrate her 60 years on the throne. Pop royalty including Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Elton John entertained Queen Elizabeth and 10,000 ticket-holders who watched the performances live on a circular stage. [41 photos total]

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The Queen Victoria Memorial is prepared for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee concert as seen from the roof of Buckingham Palace in London May 23, 2012. The concert takes place on June 4 to celebrate the Queen's 60 year reign (REUTERS/Rebecca Naden/POOL) #
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People take pictures of Buckingham Palace as the Queen Victoria Memorial is prepared for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee concert in London (SUZANNE PLUNKETT/REUTERS) #
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Crowds gather on The Mall ahead of a concert at Buckingham Palace (at rear) in London June 4, 2012 . "Elizabeth rules the waves!" was just one headline from gushing British press coverage of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee on Monday, the third day of celebrations that have bolstered a royal family once mired in scandal and dismissed as outdated (PAUL HACKETT/REUTERS) #
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Chloe Miles, 13, poses on The Mall ahead of a concert at Buckingham Palace in London (PAUL HACKETT/REUTERS) #
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Spectators relax on portable chairs on The Mall ahead of a concert at Buckingham Palace in London (TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS) #
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Emma Hrydziuszko, Helen Ashford and Kathleen Williams sit on The Mall ahead of a concert at Buckingham Palace in London (PAUL HACKETT/REUTERS) #
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A man wears a Union Flag outfit as he waits on The Mall for the start of the Diamond Jubilee concert for Britain's Queen Elizabeth in London (KI PRICE/REUTERS) #
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Royal fan William Wallace waits on The Mall for the start of the Diamond Jubilee concert for Britain's Queen Elizabeth in London (KI PRICE/REUTERS) #
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Spectators watch Robbie Williams on giant screens during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (KI PRICE/REUTERS) #
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Singer Robbie Williams performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert at Buckingham Palace in London June 4, 2012. Large crowds gathered on the grand red road leading to Queen Elizabeth's sumptuous London palace on Monday for the pop concert on the third day of her Diamond Jubilee to celebrate her 60 years on the throne (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Singers Gary Barlow and Cheryl Cole perform during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Chinese pianist Lang Lang acknowledges applause during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge watches with Princes William and Harry during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (POOL/REUTERS) #
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Singer Cliff Richard performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Jamaican singer Grace Jones performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert at Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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A spectator watches the Diamond Jubilee concert at Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Singer Annie Lennox performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Singer Tom Jones performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Spectators wave flags as they watch the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Princes William and Harry laugh as they sit with Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge during the Diamond Jubilee concert at Buckingham Palace in London (POOL/REUTERS) #
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U.S. musician will.i.am and British singer Jessie J perform during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Singer Shirley Bassey performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Australian singer Kylie Minogue performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Spectators watch Elton John on giant screens during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (KI PRICE/REUTERS) #
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Singer Elton John performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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U.S. musician Stevie Wonder performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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British comedian Peter Kay performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Singer Paul McCartney performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Singer Paul McCartney performs during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Spectators wave Union Flags as Prince Charles pay tribute to his mother Queen Elizabeth during the Diamond Jubilee concert at Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Britain's Prince Charles kisses the hand of his mother Queen Elizabeth at the end of her Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (POOL/REUTERS) #
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Britain's Prince Charles leads cheers for Queen Elizabeth during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth looks at the Jubilee crystal during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Spectators on The Mall watch a firework display and beacon lighting at Buckingham Palace following the Diamond Jubilee concert in London (TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS) #
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Spectators on The Mall watch a firework display and beacon lighting at Buckingham Palace following the Diamond Jubilee concert in London (TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS) #
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Fireworks mark the end of the Diamond Jubilee concert for Britain's Queen Elizabeth in front of Buckingham Palace in London (KI PRICE/REUTERS) #
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Fireworks mark the end of the Diamond Jubilee concert for Britain's Queen Elizabeth in front of Buckingham Palace in London (KI PRICE/REUTERS) #
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Entertainers perform during the Diamond Jubilee concert in front of Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Paul McCartney performs at the Diamond Jubilee Concert outside Buckingham Palace in London (POOL/REUTERS) #
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Fireworks explode over Buckingham Palace during the Diamond Jubilee concert, in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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People watch as the Jubilee national beacon is lighted up during the Diamond Jubilee concert at Buckingham Palace in London (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #

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