Taylor Swift (33) declined the offer to perform at the coronation King Charles III. in May this year in London, according to the new book “Endgame: Inside the Royal Family and the Monarchy’s Fight for Survival” by Scobieja worm.
At the time, Swift was in the middle of her The Eras Tour and had shows at Nissan Stadium in Nashville from May 5-7, with the coronation taking place on May 6. She wasn’t the only big name to miss out on the coronation performance, Scobie wrote in the book and added that it was a “challenge” to put the coronation concert together.
Elton John (76) is not performing due to scheduling issues, his rep told US Weekly. He added that he missed the Spice Girls in the show, Harry Styles i Adele. Among the entertainers who performed at the event were Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, Andrea Bocelli I took that.
Before the April show, Perry expressed her gratitude in an interview with Entertainment Tonight.
“I met the future His Highness a few years ago and he appointed me as one of the ambassadors of his organization The British Asian Trust which helps fight child trafficking. So I’m also a UNICEF ambassador and that’s in line with my values. That’s why I’m going, to be an ambassador and say ‘Hey, this is me from the USA’. No, but it’s really cool,” said the singer.
Richie (74) is also proud of his participation in the coronation.
“To be part of this history, I’m happy, I’m very excited to be here. I live in history,” he said.
Meghan Markle The Duchess of Sussex, 42, was on the Eras Tour on August 8 in Los Angeles at SoFi Stadium. Prince Harry (39) was in Asia on business at the time, according to the US.