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Queen’s seminal anthem ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was performed by the Band of the Grenadier Guards outside Buckingham Palace on Monday (7th January).

A number of Twitter users shared video footage of the performance, which happened just hours after the Bohemian Rhapsody movie scooped two coveted Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night.

You can see a compilation of some of the videos right here:


Back on 2nd June 2002, Queen’s Brian May performed ‘The National Anthem’ on top of Buckingham Palace at The Party at the Palace event celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee.

While Brian was on the roof, Roger Taylor played drums with the accompanying orchestra on the stage.

Bohemian Rhapsody, the movie, took home two of the biggest honours at the Golden Globes; ‘Best Motion Picture – Drama’ and Rami Malek scooped the ‘Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama’ award for his portrayal of the late-great Freddie Mercury.

During his acceptance speech, Rami Malek thanked both Brian May and Roger Taylor, who both attended The Beverly Hilton ceremony.

Saying he was “beyond moved” to get the award, 37-year-old Malek said: "To you, Brian May, to you, Roger Taylor, for ensuring that authenticity and inclusivity exist in the music and in the world and in all of us.”


Dedicating the honour to Freddie Mercury, he added: “Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime. I love you, you beautiful man. This is for and because of you, gorgeous.”

Bohemian Rhapsody has proved to be a huge box office smash and has grossed more than £560million around the globe against a budget of £44million.

Last week it was announced that the upcoming home release of Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody will feature a full recreation of the band’s fabled Live Aid performance.

Every song and move from Queen’s historic set at Wembley Stadium in July 1985 was replicated for the Bohemian Rhapsody film, however only part of it made the final cut of the cinematic release. 

Out digitally on 16th February and on Blu-ray, DVD & 4K Ultra HD on 4th March, the home release of Bohemian Rhapsody will boast an extended 22-minute sequence of Live Aid.

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