Tribute concert was held Sunday to despite London terror attack, with
Ariana Grande she returned black at the Manchester to honor the lives of those lost there at her concert.
The singer has big faith and huge heart she brought up her famous friends with her to held a benefit concert in the England. It was huge honor and a bit of strength to go back in England to benefit the victims of a terrorist attack that took place following her performance there nearly two weeks ago.
Grande appeared emotional as she performed some of her hits, including “Break Free.”
“I love you Manchester,” she yelled to the crowd.
Grande wore a white sweatshirt with “One Love Manchester” written on it. She also performed “Better Days” with Victoria Monét and sang “Where is the Love” with the Black Eyed Peas.
There were tears as Grande performed her song “My Everything” with the Parrs Wood High School Choir. The choir’s cover of the song quickly went viral after they performed it in tribute to the Manchester bombing victims.
Grande, was emotional broken:
“I want to thank you so much for coming together and being so loving and strong,” she said. “I love you guys so much and I think that the kind of love and unity that you’re displaying is the medicine the world really needs right now.”
The big impact she paid tribute to 15-year-old fan Olivia Campbell who lost her life in the attack, her mother was present at the concert on conversation “Olivia would have wanted to hear the hits,” Grande told to CNN, before launching into her popular song “Side to Side.” Justin Bieber showed up, with a guitar, to perform an acoustic version of his song “Love Yourself.”
“What an amazing thing we’re doing tonight, would you agree,” Bieber said. “Would you agree that love always wins?” The singer appeared to get emotional as he told those gathered that “God loves you so, so much.”
Grande broke down in tears as she ended the show with a cover of “Somewhere Over The Rainbow.” Bieber and Grande’s manager, Scooter Braun, noted that the singer performed her first concert in Manchester exactly two years before. He thanked everyone for attending despite a terror attack in London the day before.
“Manchester, your bravery is our hope,” Braun said. “As unfortunately we saw yesterday, evil will test us, it will show its face again. But because of you we can now represent through this as a world wide community that we will be ready, we will be fearless we will be great and we will honor our children.”
The concert was on TV broadcasting around the world live, and covered the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, where some victims still recovering.
Singer Robbie Williams then took to the stage to lead the audience in a rousing rendition of his Manchester tribute song, “Strong.”
Pharrell Williams praised the people of Manchester for their courage.
“I don’t feel or smell or hear or see any fear in this building. All we feel here tonight is love, resilience, positivity,” Williams said before he launched into his hit song, “Happy” with an assist from Miley Cyrus.
More than 50,000 crowded into Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground to watch Grande headline the benefit. Justin Bieber and Coldplay are also scheduled to perform.
Some concertgoers clutched signs reading “For our angels” in tribute to the 22 people who were killed and dozens more injured when a suicide bomber set off a blast after Grande’s concert at Manchester Arena on May 22.
The sold-out “One Love” benefit follows another deadly attack that rocked London late Saturday when three men drove a van into a crowd before stabbing people in nearby bars and restaurants. According to sources the next day, from the concert were donated $9 millions dollars to Manchester and the victims in England.
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