Ariana Grande Made Honorary Citizen of Manchester

Popstar Praised For Helping Victims

Ariana Grande Made Honorary Citizen of Manchester

Ariana Grande has been made an honorary citizen of Manchester after her response to the bombing at her May concert where 22 people were killed.

At their first chamber meeting since the May 22 attack, City Council passed a motion to bestow the honour on the US popstar.

Manchester City Council leader Sir Richard Leese praised her response to the tragedy.

"She, as an artist, a performer, was determined that she would not perform again until she had returned to Manchester to perform," he said.

"In doing so, she brought comfort to thousands, she raised millions for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund and became the first patron of that fund.

"And that's why I propose that Ariana Grande is made the first honorary citizen of the city of Manchester."

23 year-old Grande was behind the One Love Manchester charity concert that raised more than $10M for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.

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