LOOK: ARIANA GRANDE Suspends The Rest Of Her Tour
What's supposed to be a safe haven for people who wants to have a good time turned tragic. Authorities have confirmed raised in toll of casualties- 22 dead and around 50 injured- following the blast reports at Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester, which is being treated as possible terrorist attack.
The Latest: Police raise toll to 22 at Ariana Grande concert; police say apparent suicide bomber set of blast. https://t.co/jr1iE2i67l— The Associated Press (@AP) May 23, 2017
The pop star's label initially assured the public that she is "OK" and had left the stage just before the bombing and mass panic occured. More artists expressed their thoughts over the unfortunate incident on Twitter.
Sending my unending thoughts, concern, love and hope to those in Manchester.— John Mayer (@JohnMayer) 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
I love you so much guys. This isnt what music is about. I am so so sorry.— Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes) May 23, 2017
My heart breaks tonight for Manchester.— Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) May 23, 2017
the community we all create together thru music should be completely devoid of fear. our hearts go out to Ariana Grande & crew & the fans.— paramore (@paramore) May 23, 2017
We love you, Manchester. Keeping you in our thoughts. Stay safe.— All Time Low (@AllTimeLow) May 23, 2017
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
Ariana and manager Scooted Braun also released statements saying their 'broken' for those harmed.
broken.— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words.
Sources, meanwhile, told TMZ that the "Side To Side" singer was "in hysterics" after learning the fatalities and decided to put entire shows on hold in wake of the attack and because "she's in no condition to perform". Manchester was the first leg of her Dangerous Woman European Tour and was slated to perform in England, Belgium, Poland, Germany and Switzerland.
Our hearts and prayers still goes to all affected by the tragedy.