Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber And More Pay Tribute To Manchester Victims At Benefit Concert
Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester Concert was a job well done. The benefit concert paid tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack on May 22nd. On June 4th, the Manchester Arena featured appearances by Mac Miller, Justin Bieber, and Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, and Pharrell. There was also on screen cameos from influencers such as Kendall Jenner and Camila Cabello.
Grande wore a sweater that said "One Love Manchester" while she sang her heart out. According to Billboard, Grande performed some of her best hits including: "Be Alright," "Love Me Harder," "The Way," and "Break Free." She also served as a duet partner when singing with Miley Cyrus, Black Eyed Peas and Victoria Monét.
The performers all had inspirational messages for the people of Manchester. Grande said, "I love you so, so much. Thank you so much for coming together and being so loving and strong and unified. I love you guys so much, and I think the kind of unity you're displaying is the medicine the world needs right now."
Bieber performed "Love Yourself" and "Cold Water." He too had an emotional message that he wanted to share with the audience. He stated that there is nothing better than God's glory. He went on to say with tears in his eyes, "No matter what's happening in the world.. he's here for you. I just want to take a moment to honor the people who were lost, who were taken. We love you so much. To the families, we love you so much ... put your hands up to honor them."
The concert touched everyone's heart in the audience as well as Manchester's police officers. As per The Independent, officers were seen dancing in the crowd as the concert went on. They were seen enjoying what it meant to be unified as they held hands with other audience members.
All of the funds raised will go towards the victims affected by the terrorist attack. The people of Manchester will always remember this heartfelt concert as a night to remember.