Millions tune in for Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert

Millions tune in for Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert

Millions of viewers around the world and 50,000 people in attendance witnessed Ariana Grande headline an emotion-packed One Love Manchester benefit concert at Emirates Old Trafford last night. 

The concert, which sold out within minutes, saw some of the world's biggest music stars join forces in less than one week to perform in honour of those affected by the Manchester attack. 

The British Red Cross confirmed that more than £10 million have been raised for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund so far - £2 million alone was raised during the three-hour concert through text and online donations.

One Love Manchester executive producer Scooter Braun said during the show: “Manchester, your bravery is our hope. Because of you, we can now represent through this as a worldwide community, that we will be ready, we will be fearless and we will be great.”

Braun had earlier said the concert would not only continue, but would "do so with greater purpose" following the terrorist attack at London Bridge on Saturday.

Mumford & Sons' Marcus Mumford kicked off One Love Manchester, which also featured the likes of Take That, Robbie Williams, Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Little Mix, Justin Bieber, Niall Horan, Mac Miller, Imogen Heap and a surprise performance by Liam Gallagher.

Grande made appearances throughout the show, performing with Coldplay, Black Eyed Peas and Miley Cyrus, among others, and also joined the Parrs Wood High School Choir for an emotional performance of her track, My Everything. 

The entire cast of One Love Manchester came on stage for the finale to join Ariana in performing One Last Time, which she re-released this week as a charity single in aid of the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.  

All net ticket proceeds go directly to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, which was set up by the Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross, in aid of grieving families and victims of the horrific attack, which killed 22 people. Ticketmaster had offered 14,000 free tickets to fans who were at Grande’s Manchester Arena show on May 22.

Live Nation is underwriting the cost of the event, which was produced through its Festival Republic subsidiary, in association with SJM Concerts.

One Love Manchester was broadcast live on BBC One, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC World Service and BBC Radio Manchester, and Global Radio. 

The concert was streamed live online, was carried on YouTube and broadcast on television to over 50 countries across five continents. Millions are expected to have tuned in around the world through several online platforms. 


Marcus Mumford – Timshel

Take That – Shine

Take That – Giants

Take That – Rule The World

Robbie Williams – Strong

Robbie Williams – Angels

Pharrell Williams – Get Lucky

Pharrell Williams and Miley Cyrus – Happy 

Miley Cyrus – Inspired 

Niall Horan – Slow Hands

Niall Horan – This Town

Ariana Grande – Be Alright

Ariana Grande – Break Free

Little Mix – Wings

Ariana Grande and Victoria Monet – Better Days

Black Eyed Peas and Ariana Grande – Where Is The Love?

Imogen Heap – Hide and Seek

Children’s choir with Ariana Grande – My Everything

Mac Miller and Ariana Grande – The Way

Mac Miller – Dang! 

Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus – Don’t Dream It’s Over

Ariana Grande – Side to Side

Katy Perry – Part of Me

Katy Perry – Roar

Justin Bieber – Love Yourself

Justin Bieber – Cold Water

Ariana Grande – Love Me Harder

Coldplay and Ariana Grande – Don’t Look Back in Anger

Coldplay – Fix You

Coldplay – Viva La Vida

Coldplay – Something Just Like This

Liam Gallagher – Rock 'N' Roll Star

Liam Gallagher – Wall of Glass

Liam Gallagher – Live Forever

Ariana Grande and the cast of One Love Manchester – One Last Time

Ariana Grande – Somewhere Over The Rainbow [Encore]

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