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King Charles’ Coronation Day Struggles To Find Celebrity Performers: Reports

Several of the top performers in the U.K. may not perform in King Charles III’s coronation event, according to sources.

The palace is reportedly having trouble securing well-known artists for the highly anticipated Windsor Castle celebration on May 7, the day after the King is crowned, according to many British media sites, including The Sun and the Daily Mail. The information could not be independently verified by International Business Times.

According to The Daily Mail, Adele and Ed Sheeran are both unable to take the stage at the performance.

The 32-year-old “Shape of You” singer, according to an unidentified source close to him, hasn’t received an invitation, but the event’s organisers have been informed that he is “The day before the coronation event, “busy” is scheduled to play at a concert at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The 34-year-old singer Adele, well known for her number-one singles “Someone Like You” and “Hello,” currently has nothing booked for May 7. She declined the chance to play during King Charles’ coronation concert, although it’s unknown why.

The Spice Girls, Harry Styles, and Sir Elton John are also reportedly unable to play or attend the performance due to clashing schedules, according to The Sun.

Despite facing a number of obstacles, organisers are racing against time to put together an interesting lineup “the publication was informed by an unknown source. “Top on Charles’ list was Elton John, roster, but he is unable to make the quick trip to the U.K. owing to his European tour, which includes performances in Germany the Friday before and then again shortly after the Windsor event.

“Man-of-the-moment Harry Styles is also tied down with touring and unable to get crucial band members together since they will be on much-needed rest,” the insider stated.

According to reports, Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, and Howard Donald of Take That will serve as the event’s headliners in place of Robbie Williams. According to the Daily Mail and The Sun, performances by the Minogue sisters, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Lionel Richie have also been confirmed.

Olly Murs was apparently also asked to play, but the event’s planners are still awaiting formal confirmation.

The coronation concert for King Charles will be broadcast live on BBC on May 7. Several lucky royal fans may also get the chance to attend the event in person since tickets will be distributed to the general public through vote, according to the Daily Mail.


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