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Cody Simpson performs for the Queen on Commonwealth Day

Cody Simpson

Aussie singer performed two songs for Queen Elizabeth II on Commonwealth Day.

The Aussie entertainer joined an illustrious rollcall of local dignitaries for the launch of the HC2018 Queen’s Baton Relay in London overnight.

The 20-year-old singer performed Peter Allen’s 1982 hit I Still Call Australia Home.

Later in the ceremony, he was handed the baton by Australian cycling legend Anna Meares and her rival, Victoria Pendleton.

He then hopped into a brightly-coloured Kombi van with a surfboard on top to take the baton to Westminster Abbey for the Commonwealth Day service.

The All Day singer was lucky enough to perform a second time, delivering a moving rendition of What a Wonderful World at the Abbey.

Simpson said he was honoured to have been chosen to perform for the Queen.

“It felt like I was dreaming as to me it is one of the biggest honours that could ever be bestowed upon an Aussie,” he said earlier this month..

“Representing my country and my home town of the Gold Coast is something I am very proud of. I still call Australia home, to coin a phrase. I am currently scheduled to perform two songs acoustically at the palace — pretty crazy.”

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