One Love Manchester

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One Love Manchester was a charity concert and British television program on 4 June 2017. The concert was set up by Ariana Grande. The event took place at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Old Trafford in Greater Manchester, England.[1] It aired live on BBC One in the United Kingdom.

The concert was attended by over 50,000 people. Guest stars included Justin Bieber, the Black Eyed Peas,[2] Coldplay,[3] Miley Cyrus, Marcus Mumford, Niall Horan, Little Mix,[4] Katy Perry, Take That, Imogen Heap, Pharrell Williams, Robbie Williams and Liam Gallagher.[4][5][6]

Money from the event benefits the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund. The Emergency Fund was founded by Manchester City Council and the British Red Cross not long after the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing.

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  1. "Ariana Grande Manchester benefit". CNN News. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  2. Bourne, Dianne (31 May 2017). "Black Eyed Peas join line-up for Ariana Grande One Love Manchester benefit concert". Manchester Evening News. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  3. Melas, Chloe (30 May 2017). "Ariana Grande Manchester benefit concert featured Coldplay, Miley Cyrus". CNN. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Welsh, Daniel (1 June 2017). "Ariana Grande Manchester Benefit Concert Line-Up Adds Little Mix And Robbie Williams". HuffPost. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  5. "Ariana Grande to play Manchester benefit concert on Sunday". BBC. 31 May 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  6. Ruby, Jennifer (30 May 2017). "Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert to air live on BBC One". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 31 May 2017.

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