Grande’s mother and brother watched from a private perch, with Frankie Grande in tears.
In addition to headliner Grande, “One Love Manchester” also featured performances from Justin Bieber, The Black Eyed Peas, Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Niall Horan, Little Mix, Katy Perry, Take That, Imogen Heap, Pharrell Williams, Robbie Williams, Victoria Monét, Marcus Mumford, and Liam Gallagher.
She is known for her comeback following a car accident in 2001.Her story was dramatized in the TV movie Full Out: The Ariana Berlin Movie.Thanksgiving weekend 2001, when Berlin was 14, she and her mother went on a shopping excursion in Orange County.As they drove down the freeway, they were struck by a speeding car, which was in front of them, that sent their car tumbling five or six times.She simply looked up at the sky from the end of her platform, and began singing “Somewhere…” A lifelong Judy Garland fan, this was Grande’s first time performing “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” onstage.
After her beautiful and understandably teary-eyed version of “The Wizard of Oz” classic, she concluded the show, telling Manchester “Thank you so much, I love you.” She fought the urge to cry while blowing kisses to her fans as she exited the stage.
After "The Way" singer posted it to her Twitter account, fans went nuts, wondering if she had left her longtime boyfriend for the Believe superstar. I just walked out of the room." In a panic, Grande did what any person would've done if the heartthrob gave them a smooch, but the pressure didn't stop there. "And then Scooter came after to me and said, Scooter says Justin says you have to post that picture. "I don't want the drama that comes with it," she admitted.
But after Grande put the rumors to bed, the frenzy subsided and she was able to tell the real story to MTV News. "Yo, let's take a picture," Justin had told her after he met Ariana's grandparents at a meet-and-greet (her Nonna has a BIG crush). And I said, 'I will not.' " But c'mon, it's Justin Bieber. But Bieber got his way, tweeting about the pic and making it public to the Arianators and Beliebers, who were hungry for the matchup after knowing the two were on tour together.
Grande's latest album just re-entered the top 10 of the Billboard 200, earning a 19 percent unit gain on the chart in the week ending Sept. Braun has an A&R credit on that album, which was executive produced by Grande, Max Martin and Savan Kotecha.
MIAMI BEACH, FL - JUNE 27: Ariana Grande performs onstage at the i Heart Radio Ultimate Pool Party presented by VISIT FLORIDA at Fontainebleau's Bleau Live at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on June 27, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida.
with Braun returning as the pop star's main manager handling all aspects of her career.