The music world has united to show their respects for those effected by the incident in Manchester last night (May 22nd).
22 people died and 59 were injured following a blast at the end of Ariana Grande's show at Manchester Arena, causing global shock and outrage.
Ariana Grande was physically unhurt by the incident, but described herself as emotionally "broken" on Twitter.
broken.— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words.
Ariana's manager Scooter Braun issued a lengthier statement:
Figures from the music world offered their support, with some of Manchester's most notable figures expressing their disbelief at what had happened:
In total shock and absolutely devastated about what's gone down in MANCHESTER sending Love and Light to all the family's involved LG x— Liam Gallagher (@liamgallagher) May 23, 2017
A bleak and tragic day for music and for Manchester. Sending love to all the families affected. Love can hopefully overcome— The Charlatans (@thecharlatans) May 23, 2017
Manchester stands together.— Johnny Marr (@Johnny_Marr) May 23, 2017
Terrible, tragic night.— Liam Fray (@What_Liam_Said) May 23, 2017
Sending love and thoughts to all Families affected and to our emergency services who were so quick & brave.
My daughter made it home safe from Ariana Grande last night. My heart goes out to all parents & those involved. Manchester stay strong. X— Peter Hook (@peterhook) May 23, 2017
It's with great sadness we hear of the terrible events at the Arena. Our hearts go out to all affected and to our city's emergency services.
Queen send out their heartfelt condolences to all of the those affected by the shocking events in Manchester late last night.— Queen (@QueenWillRock) May 23, 2017
My thoughts, prayers and tears for all those affected by the Manchester tragedy tonight. I'm sending all my love.— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) May 23, 2017
I'm heartbroken over what happened in Manchester tonight.— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) May 23, 2017
Sending love to everyone involved. H
Just found out about Manchester. Living nightmare. I'm so sad. Be safe people. RIP to the people who lost their lives— Anne-Marie ♡ (@AnneMarieIAm) May 22, 2017— Manchester City (@ManCity) May 23, 2017
Devastated, heartbroken and horrified. Such sad news to wake up to. Please stay safe and look after each other during times like this! pic.twitter.com/YmE2r6ydJB— DUA LIPA (@DUALIPA) May 23, 2017
We are deeply shocked by last night’s terrible events at the Manchester Arena. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected.— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 23, 2017
James Corden opened his pre-recorded instalment of The Late Late Show with this highly emotive monologue on the attack - it's worth a watch...
We opened our show talking about Manchester. Our thoughts are with everyone affected. https://t.co/yrgu03JTK8— James Corden (@JKCorden) May 23, 2017