Almost two weeks after a deadly suicide bombing at her concert in Manchester, US star Ariana Grande is planning to press ahead with a charity gig later on Sunday despite a terror attack on the streets of London.
Olivia, 15, had been watching Ariana in concert at the Manchester Arena before she was caught up in the attack on May 22.
The "One Love Manchester" concert will take place less than two weeks after the attack at Grande's concert, and a day after attackers killed seven people in the heart of London.
Also on Friday, Grande met privately with some of those who lost loved ones in the May 22 attack, including parents of Martyn Hett, 29, and Courtney Boyle, 19.
"All artists involved have been unwavering in their support this morning and are determined to carry on with the show", he added. Crowds arrive to attend the One Love Manchester benefit concert Sunday June 4, 2017, for the victims of last month's Manchester Arena terror attack at the Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, England.More news: Families reflect on military service at Phoenix National Cemetery
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But Will.i.Am was barraged with messages on Twitter after he mistakenly referred to Manchester as London twice on his set at the One Love benefit concert.
Ellison said armed police officers will be at the gates and inside the venue.
"There will be additional security checks taking place and everyone will be searched, including bags", Shewan said in a statement.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said: "The incredible spirit of the people of Manchester has been what has sustained us all since last week".
"They come, they come / To build a wall between us / But we know they won't win", the singers proclaimed on the chorus, summing up the spirit of the concert.
All net ticket proceeds from the show will 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 to raise money for the victims of the attack and their families. Disney's young adult cable network Freeform will air the full concert live at 2 p.m. EDT on Sunday.