Queen Elizabeth II dies at age 96. Mick Jagger, Elton John and More Artists Mourn
Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday at the age of 96. She was at her holiday home, Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
The announcement was made by the official channel of the royal family on social media. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King (Charles III) and Queen Consort (Camila) will remain at Balmoral tonight and return to London tomorrow.”
King Charles III will assume the throne of the United Kingdom and in his first official statement, he made a statement to Elizabeth, his mother. “The death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty the Queen, is a time of great sadness for me and all my family members,” he said.
Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne for 70 years, making her the longest-lived queen in history.
Some artists in the music world, especially the British, took to social media to mourn the loss of the queen. See below:
Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones lead singer)
“All my life Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has always been there. In my childhood I remember watching highlights of her wedding on TV. I remember her as a beautiful young woman, to the nation’s beloved grandmother .My deepest condolences go out to the royal family.”
Sir Elton John
“Along with the rest of the nation, I am deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She was an inspiring presence to be around and led the country through some of our most difficult times with grace, decency and grace. and genuine affection.
Queen Elizabeth was a huge part of my life, from childhood to this day, I will miss her dearly.”
“I mourn with my country the passing of our greatest Queen. With a heavy heart, I say that it is devastating to think of England without Queen Elizabeth II.”
I mourn with my country the passing of our greatest Queen. With a heavy heart I say it is devastating the thought of England without Queen Elizabeth II pic.twitter.com/JZYXGRz2hb
— Ozzy Osbourne (@OzzyOsbourne) September 8, 2022
“Her Majesty the Queen has presided over the United Kingdom longer than any other British monarch. She has dedicated her life to the people and set an extraordinary example to the world throughout her reign. She has seen changes that are beyond anyone. of us can imagine. She faced challenges that she overcame time and time again. Her life was remarkable in many ways. We will all miss her and are grateful for the incredible service she has rendered to the people of Great Britain and the countries of the Commonwealth. our deepest condolences to the royal family. His death closes a long and unique chapter in the history of the UK and the world.”
The singer posted a photo of Queen Elizabeth II in her stories as a way of honoring her.
Jessie J also paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II in her stories.