Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, among other NOW artists, have all teamed up to perform a benefit concert in honor to the victims of the Manchester attack that left 22 concertgoers dead, and many more injured.
The concert, called “One Love Manchester,” will raise funds to support the families of those who lost their lives, as well as go to medical bills of those who were injured. The show will take place very near to where the bombing happened, but don’t worry – police say they’re confident that security will be tight and the concert will be safe.
Among Ariana Grande, who is reported as “keen to return to Manchester sooner rather than later, Justin Bieber has signed up to perform, along with Katy Perry, Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Niall Horan, Pharrell Williams, Usher, and others.
Manchester police’s chief constable Ian Hopkins says that plans are being worked on to have the show on June 4th, which is just under 2 weeks after the bombing. Police have said that they have also been in touch with families of the victims, and a majority of them were “very much in favour” of Ariana returning for a show like this.
It will be broadcast on the BBC (TV and Radio), so if you receive the BBC America channel (or otherwise), you’ll likely be able to watch the performances, and they may find their way to an online stream too. It looks like it’s going to happen on June 4th. Tickets go on sale on Thursday, but she’s giving everyone who attended her show last Monday night free tickets.