Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester: Singer surprises fans with early performance as she takes to the stage to sing hits ‘Be Alright’ and ‘Break Free’

Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester: Ariana made a surprise appearance halfway through the concert [BBC One]

The singer had been due to close the show, held to benefit the victims of the Manchester terror attack.

But after One Direction’s Niall Horan performed early on in the line-up, Ariana arrived to perform two songs.

The singer was introduced by her agent Scooter Braun, who delivered an emotional speech after last month’s horrifying attacks that killed 22 and injured countless more.

Describing her as the “bravest” person she knows, Scooter described how Ariana insisted on hosting the benefit concert.

Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester: The singer took to the stage two perform two songs for the cheering crowd [BBC One]
Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester: Ariana and her dancer held hands as they entered the stage [BBC One]

Ariana then appeared on stage as fans erupted into cheers and applause.

As she appeared wearing a tribute jumper, Ariana belted out her hit Be Alright as the visibly moved crowd joined in.

She also performed her hit Break Free, after she and her dancers entered the stage holding hands.

Earlier on in the show, Mumford and Sons singer Marcus Mumford opened the concert with an emotional performance.

Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester: Marcus Mumford performed an emotional rendition of Timshel [BBC One]

The singer kicked off proceedings with a moment of silence to remember the victims of the horrifying Manchester terror attacks.

As he took to the stage, Marcus urged fans to not “be afraid” before joining the massive crowds in a minute of silence.

He then moved fans with an emotional rendition of Timshel, leaving many in tears.

As his performance aired, viewers of the benefit concert confessed to being reduced to tears.

Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester: Marcus Mumford took to the stage to open the charity concert [BBC One]

Taking to social media, one wrote: “This is beautiful #OneLoveManchester”

While another posted: “Marcus Mumford is now performing a beautiful tribute, my heart #OneLoveManchester”

“Omg that guy from Mumford and Sons already got me emotional and he’s only been singing for a minute  #OneLoveManchester,” added a third.



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