Mac Miller Pulls Out Of Gigs To Support Ariana Grande

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Ariana Grande plans benefit show in Manchester

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A few days ago, Manchester became the victim of an ISIS-claimed terror attack that took the lives of at least 22, injuring another 50. The attack targeted an Ariana Grande concert, with majority of the causalities being teenagers. In light of the vile attack, the city of Manchester rallied together, with different communities uniting to aid the authorities in disaster relief and rehabilitation services. Support is pouring in from all over the world, and now Ariana Grande is planning to return to the scene to help contribute to mending Manchester.

Sharing a lengthy, heartfelt statement on her Twitter page, the pop star announced that she plans to return to Manchester in the near future for a benefit concert and to spend time with the families of those affected. Read the full statement below:

 

While further details are awaited, it is heartwarming to see the entire global community come together in a show of resilience and solidarity.

Via: EDM Sauce

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Ariana Grande Announces Manchester Benefit Concert For Victims and Families

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The bombing that took place this week in Manchester was a brutal attack of violence towards the music industry as a whole. Attacking and murdering young fans during what should have been one of the most special moments of their lives. It was despicable and the gravity of the attack shook the entire music scene

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Ariana Grande Releases Statement About Manchester Attack

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Ariana Grande shared some brief thoughts shortly after the Manchester attack at her concert that left 22 dead and 59 injured earlier this week, but today she’s expanded on those a lot in a new statement. “There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or … More »

“Despacito” Could Signify A Latin Pop Resurgence Or Just Justin Bieber’s King-Making Power

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It’s not every day a song sung primarily in Spanish goes to #1 in the US. It’s not even every decade. But “Despacito,” a collaboration between Puerto Rican stars Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, has done it with a late-breaking assist from Canadian pop idol Justin Bieber. The Bieber-featuring “Despacito” remix, you may haveMore »

Live Nation increases security measures in wake of Manchester bombing

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In wake of the bombing in Manchester last weekend at an Ariana Grande concert, Live Nation has increased its security measures in hopes of preventing future catastrophes.

A notice issued to venues reads as follows:

“Due to enhanced security procedures, no bags or backpacks will be permitted into the venue except for small personal bags or purses (12″x12″x6″ max) or clear 1 gallon bags. All bags will be subject to a search. We encourage you to not bring in any bag whatsoever and make use of the express ‘no bag’ lanes.”

The statement was originally posted on Sasquatch Music Festival’s Facebook wall, but it has since been hidden. The extent of the new guidelines and how they will affect individual festivals has yet to be seen.

Live Nation is the company behind some of the country’s biggest festivals, such as EDC Las Vegas, Electric Forest, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and more.

View the full notice below:

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Featured image via Live Nation.

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Axwell / Ingrosso Cancel UEFA Cup Performance in Wake of Terror Attack

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As the world is still trying to figure out the specific details of the tragedy that took place in Manchester late last night, artists have started to react. Performances Begin to Be Canceled Ariana Grande understandably canceled the rest of her tour after ISIS promised more and similar attacks. Now Axwell/Ingrosso have followed suit. The

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Ariana Grande, others speak out following Manchester tragedy

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Explosions rocked Manchester Arena at following Ariana Grande’s performance late last night in a tragic turn that made many music lovers’ worst nightmare a reality.  As of publication, 22 have been proclaimed dead with dozens more are injured after the apparent suicide bombing. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility, and a 23 year old has been arrested in connection to the attack.

The Manchester bombing hits close to home for the music community as we are reminded that even attending a concert, which is supposed to be an escape, puts people at risk at our current day and age.

Grande took to Twitter to express her devastation shortly after the bombing.

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Fellow artists such as Dillon Francis and Martin Garrix are taking to social media to show support for Grande and attendees. Dillon Francis has even promised to pledge money to relief funds following the incident.

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Markus Schulz, whose upcoming project “The Nine Skies” was in part inspired by terrorism, also took to Twitter to express his disbelief and condolences.

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Fans and artists alike have come together in a show of strength and hope during this sad time for Manchester victims and the industry as a whole. We are glad that the electronic music scene has banded together to provide such overwhelming support, but devastated that it has come to this.

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