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Ariana Grande cries while singing ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow' at Manchester benefit

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Posted at 7:34 PM, Jun 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-04 19:34:54-04

Ariana Grande struggled to finish her final song at her "One Love Manchester" benefit concert Sunday.

The 23-year-old singer put her hand over her mouth and cried as she sung "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" at her benefit for the victims of the Manchester bombing at her May 22 show, ABC News reported.

She performed before 50,000 people Sunday in honor of those affected by the bombing that killed 22 people and wounded more than 100 at Manchester Arena.

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"One Love Manchester" was held at Emirates Old Trafford, about 3.5 miles from Manchester Arena, where the May 22 concert took place.

Her benefit concert took place less than 24 hours after a deadly terror attack on London Bridge and near Borough Market. 

The concert included performances by Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Justin Beiber.

British artists including Coldplay, Niall Horn, Little Mix and Robbie Williams also played.

The British Red Cross raised about $9 million before the concert had ended, The Associated Press reported.