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Prince Harry Joins Coldplay on Stage During HIV Charity Concert: Pics

Prince Harry performs onstage with Coldplay
Prince Harry performs onstage with Coldplay.Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage

Hidden talents! Prince Harry took to the stage with Coldplay on Tuesday, June 28, joining frontman Chris Martin to sing the words to their hit song "Up&Up" as part of a charity concert at Kensington Palace.

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The gig, which raised funds and awareness for the handsome Royal heir’s charity, Sentebale (which helps young people affected by HIV and AIDS in Africa), was the first-ever pop concert to be held on the palace's East Lawn.

As Prince William's brother introduced the chart-topping rockers to the stage, he joked that he was sure Queen Victoria would have been a "massive Coldplay fan," despite the fact her statue in the garden was looking the other way.

But his introduction speech wasn’t the only time that he and Martin, 39, were on stage together. For Coldplay’s finale number, Harry joined Sentebale cofounder Prince Seeiso and a 12-strong choir from Lesotho to sing in front of the 3,000 music fans.

The 31-year-old royal stuck his hands in the air as he sang along with the lyrics and shook hands enthusiastically with Martin after their ensemble performance.

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Earlier in the day, Kensington Palace announced that Prince Harry will be stepping up his involvement with HIV and AIDS charities, and will travel to Durban, South Africa, in July to talk on behalf of Sentebale at the 2016 International AIDS Conference.

"I know you've come here tonight to see some of the best entertainers on the planet. But I want to take this moment to give you something to think about," Prince Harry said as he welcomed the audience to his fundraising concert.

"If you have been moved by the stories that you've heard, please commit to taking a little bit of time to learn about the fight against HIV in places like Lesotho, throughout Africa, and here in the U.K. as well. This is a topic that has drifted from the headlines, but remains an urgent challenge. In southern Africa, the epidemic remains the biggest killer of adolescents. Here in the U.K., more people have the virus than ever before," he added.

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"What we know is that HIV is a virus that thrives off silence and feeds on stigma. Every single one of us has a responsibility to educate ourselves. To do what we can to speak out and stamp out the silence, ignorance, and fear that the virus needs to win," he said.

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