As Ariana Grande took the stage in Manchester less than two weeks after a terrorist attack outside her concert killed 22 and injured over 100 people, fans in attendance bonded together. Confetti burst following the performance.
Grande appeared emotional as she performed some of her hits, including "Break Free". But that wasn't going to stop them from coming back to show support for both Grande and the 22 people killed in the attack.
Grande later joined a choir from Parrs Wood High School on stage, who sang their own version of her song, My Everything, before she welcomed her boyfriend Mac Miller on to the stage saying: "Tonight is all about love, am I right?" "I didn't come to the first concert, but I wanted to come to this one, it's for everyone's good and it's for charity". "Thank you so much", she said inside Manchester's Emirates Old Trafford venue. That's when Cyrus' voice popped over the speakers - from the wrong side of the stage - letting the audience know she was the secret singer in question.
A third fan said that Sunday's concert would be "really emotional".
"I encourage you to choose love even when it's hard".
"What an wonderful thing we're doing tonight, would you agree", Bieber said. Thank you for being here and being so loving and strong.
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During the show she duetted with Miley Cyrus on Crowded House's Don't Dream It's Over, during which they twirled each other around and embraced.
Grande wore a white jumper emblazoned with the slogan One Love Manchester as she performed.
British singer Marcus Mumford held a moment of silence before opening the benefit concert.
We have launched our Together With Manchester appeal - to raise money for families of the victims of the Arena bomb.
"Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this", singer Gary Barlow said.
"We're really, really excited to perform with Ariana Grande, but we also know that we need to raise funds for those people who were injured and who passed away, because it's just devastating and it's bad", she said.