Ariana Grande and her management have released statements this morning following the terror attack that took place in Manchester last night.
Grande tweeted in the early hours of this morning that she was "broken" and "so so sorry" following the attack that targeted concert goers as they left her 'Dangerous Woman Tour' at the Manchester Arena late yesterday evening.
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017
Grande's manager Scooter Braun, concert promoter Live Nation's CEO Michael Rapino and Grande's record label Republic Records also shared their condolences via social media, saying their thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected.
— Scooter Braun (@scooterbraun) May 23, 2017
Deeply saddened by the tragic events in Manchester. Our thoughts are with everyone affected. ðŸ‡¬ðŸ‡§ @ArianaGrande ðŸ™ÂÂ?ðŸÂÂ?¾
— Michael Rapino (@rapino99) May 23, 2017
We're deeply saddened to learn of tonight's devastating event in Manchester. Our thoughts & prayers are with those affected by this tragedy.
— Republic Records (@RepublicRecords) May 23, 2017
TMZ are reporting that Grande has "indefinitely suspended" the rest of her tour which was expected to continue in London on Thursday and Friday this week. The O2 in London has yet to confirm the status of the shows.
Along with everyone else, we are shocked and saddened by the terrible tragedy in Manchester. Our thoughts are with all those affected.
— The O2 (@TheO2) May 23, 2017
Ariana is due to perform at The O2 on Thursday and Friday and we will advise as soon as we can as to the status of those shows.
— The O2 (@TheO2) May 23, 2017
Fellow music artists like Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Harry Styles and Lorde have also expressed their sorrow and shared their condolences on social media.
My heart hurts for my sister, Ariana & every family affected by this tragic event in the U.K. Innocent lives lost. I'm so sorry to hear this
— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) 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
My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected in Manchester.
— Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) May 23, 2017
every musician feels sick & responsible tonight—shows should be safe for you. truly a worst nightmare. sending love to manchester & ari
— Lorde (@lorde) May 23, 2017
Sending love to the U.K., @ArianaGrande and all of her supporters who were caught up in this awful attack. Heartbreaking.
— John Legend (@johnlegend) May 23, 2017
Praying for everyone at @ArianaGrande's show
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) May 22, 2017
Broken hearted for the families tonight. Broken hearted for Ari. Broken hearted for the state of this world. ðŸ˜”
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) May 23, 2017
I'm heartbroken over what happened in Manchester tonight.
Sending love to everyone involved. H
— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) May 23, 2017
Tearing up imagining innocent concert goers losing their lives.. praying for everyone and all #arianators. ðŸ™Â?ðŸÂ?¼ðŸ™Â?ðŸÂ?¼ðŸ™Â?ðŸÂ?¼
— Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) May 22, 2017
MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO PPL OF MANCHESTER…HAD SPECIAL TIMES THERE FROM YOUTH & BEYOND
— Cher (@cher) May 22, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this horrific act in Manchester. We need to do better. We need to LOVE ONE ANOTHER.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) May 23, 2017
— Celine Dion (@celinedion) May 23, 2017
Sending love to those affected in Manchester.
— Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding) May 22, 2017
Thoughts, prayers and my whole âÂ?¤ï¸Â? are with Manchester this evening.
— Jennifer Lopez (@JLo) May 23, 2017
Just saw the news about Manchester... Our hearts are breaking ðŸ'” Prayers for all who attended, their families, Ari and her whole crew.
— Fifth Harmony (@FifthHarmony) May 23, 2017
No words can describe how I feel about what happened in Manchester. I don't wanna believe that the world we live in could be so cruel.
— Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) May 23, 2017
Absolutely Horrendous what happened in Manchester tonight. My thoughts are with the great people of Manchester and also Ari and her team xx
— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) May 23, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Manchester, any one affected, @ArianaGrande and the entire crew. Heartbreaking
— P!nk (@Pink) May 23, 2017
oh god.......my heart is breaking hearing about this tragedy that happened at Manchester arena tonight...
— Camila Cabello (@Camila_Cabello) May 23, 2017
Horrified hearing about what's going on in Manchester . Bless everyone x
— Lily (@lilyallen) May 23, 2017
I am so saddened to hear the news about what happened @ #ManchesterArena...Sending prayers to all & their families during this trying timeðŸ™Â?ðŸÂ?¾
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) May 23, 2017
Absolutely heartbreaking... My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and families affected in Manchester tonight. ðŸ™Â?ðŸÂ?¾
— KELENDRIA ROWLAND (@KELLYROWLAND) May 23, 2017
So desperately sad about Manchester.
— Boy George (@BoyGeorge) May 23, 2017
No one should go to a concert and never come home ðŸ'”
— Olly Murs (@ollyofficial) May 22, 2017
ðŸ'”stay strong ManchesterðŸ'”
— josh groban (@joshgroban) May 22, 2017
The Irish embassy in the UK and the consular division of the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin can be contacted on the numbers below by anyone with concerns for Irish citizens in Manchester.
Anyone with concerns for Irish citizens in Manchester can contact the Embassy 02072352171 or Dublin +353-1-4082000.
— Embassy of Ireland (@IrelandEmbGB) May 23, 2017