Musicians Eminem and Justin Timberlake are using their platforms to help the victims of the Manchester Arena explosion.
On May 22, a suicide bomber detonated a bomb that killed 22 people and injured dozens as they were exiting singer Ariana Grande’s concert at Manchester Arena in the U.K.
The JustGiving profile created by the Manchester Evening News has raised more than 1,900,000 pounds, or more than $2 million, within two days of creating the page.
On Tuesday, Grande announced through her publicist that Coldplay, Pharrell, Katy Perry and others would be joining her for a concert at Manchester’s Old Trafford cricket ground to benefit victims of the attack.
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