A Royal Performance: Prince William Sings with Jon Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift

A Star-Studded Charity Event

At the Centrepoint Gala Dinner in 2013, Jon Bon Jovi invited a surprise guest to join him on stage at Kensington Palace. As he began playing “Livin’ on a Prayer,” he teased the audience about a “karaoke kid” making an appearance. That “kid” turned out to be none other than Prince William, a patron of the homeless charity Centrepoint.

An Unlikely Trio

Despite initial hesitation, Prince William was persuaded to join Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift on stage. The trio united for a memorable rendition of the rock anthem, with Swift and William providing backing vocals. The prince, initially timid, gained confidence with Swift’s encouragement and became more audible as the song progressed.

A Boost in Confidence

The performance was a significant moment for Prince William, who later expressed that it boosted his confidence levels. Despite his initial discomfort and forgetting the lyrics, the experience of singing alongside Swift and Bon Jovi was a cherished memory for the royal.

Experience the unique collaboration between Jon Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, and Prince William as they perform “Livin’ on a Prayer” at the Centrepoint Gala Dinner. Watch the video below for this unforgettable musical moment.