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Manchester benefit concert to go on despite London attack

Those who missed Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert Sunday afternoon can watch it on channel 12 after Instant Replay at 11 p.m. Sunday night.

Scheduled acts for the benefit include Grande, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams, the Black Eyed Peas, Take That, and One Direction's Niall Horan.

Concertgoers began queueing outside Lancashire Cricket Club's Old Trafford ground from 8.30am ahead of the gig, which marked Grande's first performance since bomber Salman Abedi detonated a device, killing her fans and parents as they left her show.

All net ticket proceeds from the concert, being held inside Manchester's Emirates Old Trafford venue and being streamed in the USA on Freeform and ABC, will benefit the "We Love Manchester Emergency Fund", created by the Manchester City Council and the British Red Cross. I love you guys so much. All we feel tonight is love.

"Tonight has been filled with love and fun and bright energy, so thank you for that".

He then shared a message from a 15-year-old named Adam, who Braun had met when visiting victims of the attack in the hospital alongside Grande a few days prior.

After the "One Last Time" singer had finished performing with her boyfriend Mac Miller, she gestured offstage to welcome an anonymous friend to join her in a duet.

Grande closed the show with a soaring rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow", from the classic 1939 film, "The Wizard of Oz".

British-American singer Marcus Mumford, best known as the lead singer of the band Mumford and Sons, kicked off the night with a moments silence to remember the victims.

"I'll be returning to the incredibly fearless city of Manchester to spend some time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families".

The "Dangerous Woman" singer also posted another heartwarming photo of her visit with those injured in the May 22 attacks, alongside a tweet that said, "Praying for London".

"Let no one take that away from you", she said.

POP princess Ariana Grande has made a defiant return to the stage in Manchester to screaming crowds, less than two weeks since her dream show turned into a nightmare. But because of you, as a worldwide community, we will be fearless, will will be great and we will honor our children.

"(God) loves you and he's here for you.


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