On Tuesday it was announced that Ariana Grande would be returning to the city of Manchester to hold a benefit concert to honour the 22 beautiful lives lost in the heinous bomb attack on May 22nd at her Manchester Arena show.
The kindhearted 23-year-old confirmed that the concert will be called One Love Manchester and will take place on Sunday, June 4th at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground, with a host of massive names joining her on the bill with all proceeds going to the Manchester Emergency Fund.
Miley Cyrus, Take That, Usher, Coldplay, Niall Horan, Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Justin Bieber were all confirmed to be performing at the Live Aid style benefit concert which will air on the BBC at 6pm UK time. And now US group Black Eyed Peas have confirmed that they will also be joining Ariana Grande at the concert this Sunday;
One world, one love. Honored to join @ArianaGrande in honoring the victims and their families in Manchester.
— Black Eyed Peas (@bep) May 30, 2017
More names are expected to be added to the bill in the coming days. Tickets go on sale 10am tomorrow (Thursday, June 1st) with free tickets available for anyone who attended the Arena concert last week.
Speaking on Tuesday as news of the One Love Manchester benefit gig broke,chief constable Ian Hopkins said police had consulted all the families of the victims about Ariana Grande returning to the city of Manchester to hold a concert, and that the majority were “very much in favour”.
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