Ariana Grande recognizes teen who died in Manchester attack in emotional return to stage: ‘Olivia wouldn’t want me to cry’

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  • Ariana Grande made an emotional return to the stage at her One Love Manchester benefit concert today in the wake of the terrorist attack that struck her concert last month — extolling the “love” that filled the arena and recognizing a teen who was killed in the bombing.
  • The singer, wearing a white sweatshirt with the words “One Love Manchester” written on the front, jeans and her signature pony tail, said she changed the tone of her concert after meeting with the mother of one of the victims, 15-year-old Olivia Campbell.
  • BBCAriana Grande performs at One Love Manchester tribute concert in Manchester, England, June 4, 2017.
  • Scooter Braun, Grande’s manager, introduced the singer by first thanking Manchester, the U.K. city’s first responders, and the “world class artists who journeyed here on such short notice” to perform at the One Love Manchester benefit concert.
  • All proceeds from the show will go to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, which was founded by the Manchester City Council in conjunction with the British Red Cross, to aid the victims of the attack and their families.

The singer is raising money for Manchester bombing victims and their families.
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Hear Ariana Grande, Cashmere Cat’s Trop-House Ballad ‘Quit’

Hear Ariana Grande and Cashmere Cat's tropical house ballad

  • Ariana Grande joins Norwegian producer/DJ Cashmere Cat for an effervescent new ballad, “Quit.”
  • The track will appear on Cashmere Cat’s debut album, 9, which arrives April 28th.
  • Cashmere Cat’s production begins with a keyboard progression and builds to a deft drop that introduces a tropical house-inspired instrumental hook.Grande and Cashmere Cat first collaborated on “Be My Baby” from the former’s 2014 LP, My Everything.
  • The pair reunited the following year when Grande sang on Cashmere Cat’s single, “Adore.
  • Over the past few years Cashmere Cat has released a string of singles and EPs while producing for an array of artists including Kanye West, Charli XCX, Miguel, Britney Spears and Travis Scott.

Ariana Grande and Norwegian DJ/producer Cashmere Cat team for a bouncy trop-house ballad, “Quit.”
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