US star Lionel Richie is among the many celebrities handed invites for King Charles III’s coronation, in response to Buckingham Palace, which has saved the visitor record tightly beneath wraps.
Richie, 73, already confirmed as one of many headline acts at a star-studded live performance on the grounds of Windsor Fortress the day after, can be current in London’s Westminster Abbey for the Might 6 coronation, the palace stated in a press release.
The four-time Grammy Award-winning singer has offered greater than 125 million albums worldwide. In 2019, he grew to become the primary international ambassador for Charles’s charitable Prince’s Belief which helps struggling 11 to 30-year-olds to get their lives on monitor.
A full record of invitees has not but been revealed however different celebrities attending, in response to a partial record issued by officers Monday, included Edward Enninful, editor-in-chief of British Vogue.
Additionally invited are Kelly Jones, lead singer of the band Stereophonics, and restoration and recycling champion Jay Blades, presenter of the hit BBC tv sequence The Restore Store.
An unnamed group of Nobel prize winners additionally made the record for the occasion on Saturday which has seen numbers slashed from the 8,000 invited to his mom’s coronation in 1953 to only 2,000.
Slightly than stuff the abbey with aristocrats as for earlier coronations, Charles has reportedly decided that the ceremony displays fashionable British life.
He’s stated to have chosen “meritocratic not aristocratic” standards which have seen invites despatched to representatives of charitable organisations supported by the King and Queen Camilla.
Others included are recipients of the British Empire Medal who’ve been honoured for good works comparable to English schoolboy Max Woosey, who raised a whole bunch of 1000’s of kilos for a hospice by sleeping in a tent in his backyard for 3 years.
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