Skinnyfish Music are proud to announce that Gurrumul Yunupingu will be joining a host of stars to perform at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert on June 4th 2012.
Gurrumul will be joining artists from across the Commonwealth to perform 'Sing', the Diamond Jubilee Song which is written by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Take That's Gary Barlow. Barlow travelled around the Commonwealth working with artists including Gurrumul to produce the track, with its successful debut airing this week on BBC Radio 2.
The concert will be broadcast live on BBC One, BBC One HD and on BBC Radio 2 in the UK and to millions around the world and will feature performances from the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Tom Jones, Sir Elton John and Sir Cliff Richard.
Gurrumul's performance at the Diamond Jubilee concert is the latest in a long line of honours for this shy man from the remote Elcho Island, with the University of Sydney recently bestowing an honorary doctorate for outstanding contribution to music.
Having received awards and global acclaim for both his debut album 'Gurrumul' and his second album 'Rrakala', he has also recently performed for Barack Obama, Crown Prince Frederick and Princess Mark of Denmark.
Gurrumul will returning to Europe in July for a run of rare festival appearances including Roskilde.