May 31, 2017 at 2:08 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert
Ariana Grande, gay news, Washington Blade

Ariana Grande. (Photo by Melissa Rose; courtesy Flickr)

Ariana Grande has announced she will return to Manchester for a giant benefit concert on Sunday.

Called “One Love,” the tribute concert will benefit the victims and families of the 22 dead and 59 injured from Grande’s concert at Manchester Arena on May 22.

In addition to Grande, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Niall Horan, Coldplay, Pharrell and Take That are scheduled to perform. Other surprise guests are expected to make appearances.

According to concert organizer Melvin Benn, security is expected to be amped up for the event to give peace of mind to attendees.

“We’re drilling down on every single bit of detail,” Benn told Variety. “We’re having liaison meetings with the police teams and the traffic borough teams twice a day, updating plans literally by the hour. We’re going to produce something very safe and very special for those who come.”

Those who attended the May 22 concert will be offered free tickets to the event.

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