(Fonte: -https://en.wikipedia.org) – One Love Manchester is an upcoming benefit concert and British television special by American singer Ariana Grande. The event is scheduled to be held on 4 June 2017, at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester,and will air live on Bbc One in the UK, with hosts Sara Cox and Ore Oduba.
Scheduled guest stars include Justin Bieber, The Black Eyed Peas, Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Niall Horan, Little Mix, Katy Perry, Take That, Usher, Pharrell Williams, and Robbie Williams.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, which was established by the Manchester City Council with the British Red Cross, following the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing.
Despite time zone differences, television networks from at least 38 countries will broadcast the concert live.
Main article: 2017 Manchester Arena bombing
See also: Reactions to the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing
On 22 May 2017, a suicide bombing was carried out at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, following a concert by Grande as part of her Dangerous Woman Tour. The attacker was identified as Salman Ramadan Abedi, a 22-year-old British Muslim who detonated a shrapnel-laden improvised explosive device at the exit of the arena after the event. Twenty-three adults and children, including Abedi, were killed and 116 were injured, some critically.
Grande posted on her official Twitter account: “broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words. [sic] “Grande subsequently suspended her tour and flew to her mother’s home in Boca Raton, Florida. She later announced that she would host a benefit concert in Manchester for the victims of the attack.
The following acts will be performing at the concert:
The Black Eyed Peas
Event tickets were made available on 1 June 2017 for £40, and sold with no booking fees. These tickets sold out within 20 minutes of going on sale.
Fans who were at the concert of 22 May could apply to attend at no cost. The application ended on 31 May at 17:00, but was extended til 22:00 to allow as many people at the concert on the 22nd to apply to be there as possible.
Metrolink is offering free travel for concertgoers to and from the Old Trafford tram stop..
Uber also said that fares of passengers travelling to and from the concert will be donated to charity.
The concert will be broadcast live on Bbc One, Bbc Radio and Capital Fm networks, and streamed online. Television coverage on Bbc One will be presented by Sara Cox and Ore Oduba, with Nick Grimshaw and Anita Rani hosting from backstage and within the crowd.
Bbc Radio coverage will consist of a simultaneous broadcast, hosted by Scott Mills, Jo Whiley, Phil Williams and Becky Want, on Bbc Radio 1, Bbc Radio 2, Bbc Radio 5 Live and Bbc Radio Manchester respectively. Bbc World Service will also transmit the concert live.
Broadcasters in at least 38 countries have confirmed they will screen the concert live, despite the time zone differences. The European Broadcasting Union (Ebu) is distributing the concert to its radio members.
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Australia: BBC UKTV, Nine Network will stream it live on 9Now and televise it on Monday night.
Belgium: Eén and La Trois
Canada: CTV, Much
Czech Republic: ČT art
Denmark: TV 2
Estonia: ETV and Raadio 2, commentary by Kristo Rajasaare and Erik Morna
Finland: Yle TV2 and YLE Areena
Germany: 1LIVE and NDR 2
Hong Kong: ViuTVsix
Iceland: RÚV and Rás 2
Ireland: RTÉ 2fm with commentary by Nicky Byrne
Italy: Rai 1
Lithuania: LRT Radijas
Netherlands: NPO 3
New Zealand: TVNZ 1 and BBC UKTV
Sweden: SVT24 and SVT Play
Switzerland: RTS Deux and SRF 3
United States: Freeform (live), ABC (highlights)
It was later announced that for any reason if the concert is to run over 3 hours then the Bbc have said their schedule is flexible to accommodate if the show runs past 21:55, which it is likely to do.
Meaning programs due to air after the concert could be canceled to make way for the One Love Manchester show.