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Singer has "best experience" singing with Sir Tom Jones at Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert
A singer from East Barnet had the “best experience” of her life as she sang alongside Sir Tom Jones at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert.
Backing singer Sophie Hiller, 21, accompanied Sir Tom with hits including Mamma Told me Not to Come and Delilah.
Sophie said: “It was absolutely incredible. It was the best experience of my life – it was even more exciting than I expected it to be.
“There were some nerves backstage but we just got on with it.
“The crowd were unbelievable – it was an amazing sight to see everyone singing along to Delilah and waving their flags.”
On Monday Sophie shared a stage with some of the world’s A-list performers including Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, Cliff Richard and Elton John.
Speaking about her top moment from the night, Sophie told the Times Series: “My highlight was probably getting to say a prayer with Stevie Wonder and his band before we went on stage.”
The singer songwriter attended Queen Elizabeth Girls School and studied music at Woodhouse College before starting her singing career.
For the past two years she has been touring the world as a backing-singer for Sir Tom and is currently preparing to launch her solo album.