Ariana Grande Says She’s Headed Back To Manchester For Show Two Years After Bombing

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Ariana Grande is headed back to Manchester, England, for a pride show two years after a terrorist attack at her show in the city that killed 22 people.

“Manchester babes, I’m so thrilled to be headlining pride my heart. I can’t wait to see [you] and I love u so so much,” the 25-year-old singer tweeted Monday to her millions of followers.  (Pete Davidson Blocks Ariana Grande On Social Media: ‘You’re Not Good For My Health’)


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When a follower asked her about doing an actual tour date in the northwestern English city, the “Thank U, Next” hitmaker hinted that she’s working on something. (RELATED: Ariana Grande Unrecognizable In Her Latest Magazine Spread)

“We are still working on something a little more special for you guys,” Grande wrote. “It takes a while to put these things together, but hopefully I can tell you when I see you at pride. I love u. Hope that’s alright.”

It all comes on the heels of reports that the “God Is A Woman” singer would be headlining the show Aug. 25th, per USA Today.  (RELATED: Ariana Grande Explains Why She Only Dates Famous Men)

“We’re truly honored to be welcoming Ariana [Grande] back to the city to help us celebrate LGBT+ life,” Chief executive Mark Fletcher shared. (RELATED: Police: 19 Confirmed Dead After Explosion At Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester)

On May 22, 2017, a suicide bomber blew himself up at the Manchester Arena as fans were exciting Grande’s concert. Two weeks later she returned to the city along with other performers and put on a benefit concert called “One Love Manchester” to help raise funds for the victims and families of the attack.