Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig was bold, triumphant

The attack, which killed 22 and injured dozens more, prompted Grande to pen a powerful essay announcing the "One Love Manchester" concert, which will include performances from Coldplay, Pharrell Williams, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Niall Horan, Little Mix and Robbie Williams.

Watch video footage of the mistake below, as reported by Digital Spy.

Addressing the wrong city is awkward for any artist performing to a crowd, which is why when the Black Eyed Peas rapper shouted out to London from the One Love concert in Manchester, it left everyone a bit confused.

But the American singer's manager Scooter Braun said the Manchester gig now had a "greater purpose" than ever after the country's second terror attack in two weeks.

People thought had made a massive f*ck up when he shouted 'What's up London?' at the One Love concert, but it turns out, he has a very good reason.

After all, the performance was being live-streamed across the world so could have been addressing London.

Grande was overcome with emotion and had to pause during the song, which she dedicated to the people who died after a suicide bomber targeted her concert at the Manchester Arena on May 22. "She would've wanted to hear the hits".

All proceeds from the event will go toward the "We Love Manchester Emergency Fund", in partnership with the British Red Cross and Manchester City Council.

The show opened with a minute of silence for those killed and injured in the attack. "I love you guys so much and I think that the kind of love and unity that you're displaying is the medicine the world really needs right now". "All we feel here tonight is love and positivity".

But, as well organising an outstanding show and raising more than £2m for the victims of the Manchester terror attack, Ariana, 23, suggested love was in the air in more ways than one by sporting a huge sparkler on her ring finger. "We want everyone to stand strong".

But, Morgan finally admitted he was in fact wrong and tweeted Grande an apology.

Other stars struck a defiant note onstage, praising the crowd for refusing to let the actions of terrorists deter them from attending the show.

Grande posted on Instagram about the visit, showing her chatting with a young girl in the hospital.

Consolidated figures for One Love Manchester have not yet been revealed.


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