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Ariana Grande Performing Concert in Manchester August 2019

Ariana Grande Will Make Her Triumphant Return to Manchester 2 Years After Terrorist Attack

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04:  Ariana Grande performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)

Two years after the devastating Manchester terrorist attack that took place during one of Ariana Grande's 2017 tour stops in the northwest England city, the 25-year-old — who is an honorary Manchester citizen — will make her triumphant return.

Grande is set to headline the Manchester Pride Live event on Aug. 25, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Chief executive Mark Fletcher said on Monday that organizers are "truly honored to be welcoming Ariana back to the city to help us celebrate LGBT+ life."

On May 22, 2017, Grande had just wrapped up her stop in the city when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside of Manchester Arena, taking the lives of 22 people, many of whom were children, in the blast. The pop star, who just celebrated the release of her history-making album Thank U, Next, didn't let the harrowing attack stop her from being there for her fans — she returned to the arena just two weeks later to host a star-studded memorial concert, One Love Manchester, that she also helped organize.

Grande has already started tweeting about her excitement about performing at the Pride event, which you can see ahead:



Image Source: Getty / Kevin Mazur
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