Harry Styles led a round of applause for the Queen during her performance at Madison Square Garden in New York last night (September 8).
Queen Elizabeth II died yesterday at her Balmoral estate in Scotland, ending her 70-year reign. He was 96 years old.
Styles took a moment to pay tribute to the monarch during her final concert at the New York Stadium, telling the crowd: “From my homeland, there was very sad news today: the death of Queen Elizabeth II.”
The pop star then asked the 20,000 audience to “join me in clapping for 70 years of service.” After the audience joined in, Styles added, “Thank you, Madison Square Garden.” See pictures of the moment below.
Styles is one of the many stars who paid their respects to the monarch.
Elton John, who was on stage last night in Toronto, also dedicated part of his concert to remember the Queen. “She was an exciting presence, I’ve been around her and she was amazing,” he said. “He led the country through some of our greatest and darkest moments with grace, decency, and genuine care and warmth.”
Before she performed her 1974 hit “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me,” John said: “Sending my love to her and her family. music, okay?
Other greats from the world of entertainment, such as Mick Jagger, Stephen Fry and Ozzy Osbourne, have paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II after her death was announced.