The horrific terror attack in Manchester at an Ariana Grande concert only happened eight days ago. Twenty-two lives were lost, which made it the worst attack in the United Kingdom since the subway bombings in July 2005.
Families are still mourning the loss of their loved ones, and the community remains on edge.
Following the bombing, Grande was at a loss for words. She tweeted:
She came back to the U.S. but has plans to go back to Manchester soon. While visibly shaken up, the bombing didn't scare Grande into hiding.
In fact, she's going to be in the U.K. on June 4, just 13 days after the attack. And even after an explosive device turned her concert into a nightmarish scene, Grande is going to be on stage again in Manchester.
According to the BBC:
Justin Bieber, Coldplay and Katy Perry are among the stars who will join Ariana Grande at a tribute concert following the Manchester attack. The concert will be held less than two weeks after 22 people were killed by a suicide attack as people left Grande's show at Manchester Arena.
The 23-year-old US singer will perform at the Old Trafford cricket ground on Sunday.
The venue has a 50,000 capacity and the gig will be live on BBC TV and radio.
Others performing include Take That, One Direction's Niall Horan, Miley Cyrus, Usher and Pharrell. Proceeds will go to the We Love Manchester emergency fund.
The singer tweeted:
Grande's decision to host a concert in Manchester just days after the attack is getting applause.
Way to go, Ariana Grande.