Ariana Grande confirms she’ll return to Manchester for a benefit concert in aid of victims of attack

Ariana Grande earlier today announced plans for a benefit concert in Manchester to raise money for victims of the attack outside her concert in the city on Monday night.

Grande shared the statement across her social media this evening, saying "My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loved ones."

"There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or make this better."

"We won’t let hate win," she continues, adding that she will return "to the brave city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families", and that she will have details about the concert "as soon as everything is confirmed".

You can read her full statement below.

Story by David O'Shaughnessy  Entertainment.ie