Ariana Grande's all-star concert raises $13 million for Manchester attack victims

The all-star show was held to remember the victims of the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert on May 22nd.

He wrote: "There was an attack in London last night", he said.

Apart from that, the singer also belted out her hits "Break Free", "Side to Side", "Be Alright" and "The Way" with her boyfriend Mac Miller.

There were tears as Grande performed her song " My Everything" with the Parrs Wood High School Choir. I love you so so much. "I love you guys so much and I think that the kind of love and unity you're displaying is the kind of medicine that the world really needs right now".

"I'll say this too about @ArianaGrande - she has a cracking voice". Confetti burst following the performance.

The show is broadcasting across the globe and proceeds will go to an emergency fund set up by the city of Manchester and the British Red Cross.

More than £10m has already been raised, with £2m of the total sum donated during the three hours of the benefit concert exclusively through text and online pledges.

Ariana Grande was very close to her grandfather, Frank Grande, who died in July 2014, and the Judy Garland staple was one of his all-time favorites.




Last Friday, Grande headed to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to sit at the bedside of the victims who are recovering from the blast.

Kicking off the concert, Marcus Mumford told concert-goers: "Let's not be afraid".

A further terrorist attack in London on Saturday night had led to speculation that Ariana may pull the plug on the concert, but the singer opted to stand strong in the face of the attackers. "It's an emotional story: my father passed away two and half years ago, and that was the song she sang for him after he passed".

Additional security measures were put in place for the concert, with police warning that everyone would be searched.

Some of those attending Old Trafford admitted to feeling nervous in the wake of the third mass casualty terror attack in the United Kingdom within four months.

"We need to fight, we need to show that nobody is going to beat us".

"Manchester we're strong ... we're still singing our song", he sang with the audience of 50,000. While adults in 2017 argue about building walls, banning travelers, jeopardizing global relations, denying science, and peddling fake news, many Western kids born after the 1990s have spent most of their young lives schooled on virtues of equality, collaboration, exploration, acceptance, and kindness - principles often extolled in song lyrics and posted to social media by artists like Ariana Grande and her peers.

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