Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus perform during the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack at Emirates Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, Britain June 4, 2017.

Piers Morgan has done the right thing and said he is sorry to Ariana Grande for slamming her reaction to the Manchester terror attack.

Gallagher and Take That hail from Manchester. One was Grande's highly talked-about performance of her song "My Everything" with the local Parrs Wood High School choir.

The amount means the British Red Cross has raised a staggering $12 million (£9.6 million) for the fund, which "will help alleviate immediate suffering and ensure victims and their families do not face short-term financial difficulties", the organisation explained in a tweet.

Sunday's concert will raise money for victims of the attack that struck at Grande's show on May 22.

Grande's management answered doubts on Twitter, just hours before the concert.

To finish One Love Manchester, Grande gathered most of the night's performers onstage as she fought back tears to sing "One Last Time". The song includes the lyrics: "But you are not alone in this, and you are not alone in this, as brothers we will stand and we'll hold your hand". Dozens of people were wounded and 22 lost their lives in the terrorist attack.

Ariana Grande has successfully finished "One Love Manchester" with an emotional rendition of "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" from "The Wizard of Oz". "We all listen to the same music, and you think about it, and think that's my friend, that's my sister, that's my brother, that's my cousin, that's the person that loves music".

The attack left a gruesome scene, injuring more than 20 dead an roughly 50 more injured at a concert predominantly attended by young girls and their parents.

His performance was followed by a video message from U2's Bono before Pharrell Williams took the stage to perform his Daft Punk collaboration Get Lucky.

Grande said she wanted to return to the "incredibly fearless city" to spend time with her fans and to "honour and raise money for the victims and their families".

During the live broadcast, as Justin Bieber was on stage, the BBC flicked to an aerial shot of a policeman dancing with some crowd members, showing that joy and spirit was still present despite the horror that had unfolded.



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