Adam Harrison, the father of an 8-year-old girl recovering in the hospital, Lily Harrison, said he was nearly as nervous as his daughter when they found out Grande was visiting Friday night.
Worldwide has confirmed that audiences in countries including Ireland, Australia, China, Brazil, USA, Mexico, Italy and New Zealand will be able to tune into the star-studded charity event thanks to the global simulcast.
American pop singer Ariana Grande has paid a surprise visit to young fans who were injured in a suicide bomb attack on a concert she gave in Manchester last month, posing with them for wefies and signing T-shirts.
It will air from 6.55pm BST to 10pm BST on Sunday June 4.
Proceeds from the show will benefit the "We Love Manchester Emergency Fund", in partnership with the British Red Cross and Manchester City Council.
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Meanwhile, fans visited in hospital by Ariana Grande on Friday continue to share their delight by posting photos and comments on social media. The parent of a young girl named Lauren Thorpe, who is still in the hospital recovering told CNN, "Ariana brought everyone a sunflower and a teddy bear. They will be on my mind and in my heart every day and I will think of them with everything I do for the rest of my life".
According to Deadline, BBC One is airing the event in the United Kingdom and deals are being made in over 50 countries, including Brazil, Germany, China, Australia, Italy, Mexico and Sweden, to transmit the concert. She was just there for anything, everything. The event will take place at a stadium only four miles from the arena where the attack occurred.
Wow! We're tearing up hearing about just how sweet and heartwarming this special time with her fans was.
Thousands of people are submitting fraudulent claims to get free tickets to Ariana Grande's Sunday benefit for Manchester.
"Ariana lit the room up, she was absolutely fantastic", he added.
The mega-gig which will feature performances by Ariana plus Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams, Take That, Niall Horan, Little Mix, Robbie Williams and Black Eyed Peas, will begin at 6.55pm United Kingdom time on Sunday (04June17). When your daughter asks after her 2nd operation: 'Is Ariana OK?' So happy she came i could burst! Twenty-two people - many of them children - died in the blast, and close to 60 were injured.