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Tickets for Manchester benefit concert on sale

Tickets for Manchester benefit concert on sale”

The stars are mobilizing.

22 people were killed and many more injured in a suicide bomb attack at Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert last Monday.

Grande announced her desire to put on the benefit concert in a special message just four days after the tragedy.

She will be joined by Hollywood's mightiest including: Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Coldplay, Take That, Niall Horan, Miley Cyrus, Usher and Pharrell. Celebrities who had from the day after the explosion displayed their support for the victims and the singer who had said " broken " by this event. Grande was unharmed but she later canceled several concerts scheduled in London and Europe through June 5.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday June 1 at 10am, with proceeds from the event going towards the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.

Around 45,000 seats at the Emirates Old Trafford stadium in Manchester were snatched up in mere moments after the show's Ticketmaster link went live at 10 a.m. United Kingdom time Thursday.

Grande, 23, is offering free tickets to the charity concert to all of those who were at her Manchester show on 22 May.

"Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester benefit concert is bringing artists and the public together, and will raise funds for the Red Cross's Manchester Emergency Fund", it read.

The performance itself is expected to begin at around 7.15pm, with the whole thing being broadcast on Capital Radio. She wants to give back and make sure we raise enough money for these poor people.

"When the idea of the concert came up, the first reaction was we need to speak to the families of the victims and see what they feel", Hopkins said.

Those who attended the original gig on May 22 were offered free tickets.



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