Ariana Grande storms to top of iTunes charts

Fans make a symbolic gesture at the One Love Manchester tribute

Piers Morgan, who previously criticised the star in the wake of the attack, tweeted: I misjudged you, @ArianaGrande & I apologise.

The night was a massive success, managing to unify Britain in the wake of the terrorist attacks in both Manchester and London, and ahead of an increasingly tight General Election on Thursday. The front section of the Old Trafford Cricket Ground crowd was reserved for those who had been at Grande's show on May 22.

Five more of Ariana's songs are now back in the top 40 including "Break Free", "Side To Side", "My Everything", "The Way" and "Be Alright" whilst 'Dang!' by Mac Miller - which Ariana performed alongside her rapper boyfriend at the concert - is at number 36.

Gallagher, formerly of Oasis, earned loud cheers from the audience as he emerged in his home town in surprise form.

The 23-year-old pop star, who had to leave Manchester after the horrific attack at her May 22 concert here, made sure that her return filled the entire city with joy and happiness once again.


British singer Marcus Mumford held a moment of silence before performing at the Manchester benefit concert Sunday.

The leader of rock band Mumford & Sons then sang Timshel while strumming his guitar. "To the families, we love you so much. put your hands up to honor them".

"Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this", singer Gary Barlow said. Robbie Williams altered the chorus lyrics of his hit track "Strong" with the words, "Manchester we're strong, we're strong, we're strong".

Others to perform included Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Usher and the Black Eyed Peas. The concert also came one day after an attack at London Bridge killed seven and injured 48. Grande's manager, Scooter Braun, called the tribute event a "statement that hatred and fear will never win". "We're still singing our song, our song, our song", as the crowd hummed along. "Everybody say, 'We honor you, and we love you'".

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