Ariana Grande's Manchester Charity Concert Sells Out in 6 Minutes

Candice Alexander
June 2, 2017

Grande announced she will return "to the incredibly courageous city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honour of and to raise money for the victims and their families", while promising to share more details as they unfold.

Variety reports that United Kingdom network ITV has rescheduled the season finale of BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT to make way for TV coverage of Ariana Grande's "One Love Manchester" benefit concert set for this Sunday, June 4th.

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

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated his device, killing 22 people, including South Shore Academy receptionist Jane Tweddle, and injuring dozens of others, as fans left the venue.

Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas and Take That will be among the performers at the event.

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Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, June 1 from 10 am on Ticketmaster.

One Love Manchester takes place on Sunday, with proceeds going to the Red Cross's Manchester Emergency Fund.

Parrs Wood High School pupils, who last week recorded a cover of Ariana Grande's song "My Everything" to raise money for the attack victims, will perform the song alongside the star at the benefit.

TV talent show Britain's Got Talent has brought forward its grand final to stop is clashing with the One Love Manchester concert. Organizers anticipate ~£2M raised for the victims' families.

Of the gig, which will be held this weekend, she said: "I feel like it's awful that it takes that for people to come together like that, but I am super proud of her. However, I extend my hand and heart and everything I possibly can give to you and yours, should you want or need my help in any way". Grande was unharmed but she later canceled several concerts scheduled in London and Europe through June 5. "So that is what it will continue to do for us", Grande said.

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