Ariana Grande can now call herself a Mancunian, as she has been made an official citizen of Manchester.
Manchester city Councillors voted to make the American singer, “the first to be made an Honorary Citizen of the City of Manchester.”
The 24-year-old was awarded the citizenship after her efforts to organise the One Love Manchester concert.
The concert raised a huge amount of money for victims and families affected by the terrorist attack that happened after Ariana’s concert on May 22nd.
Citizen: The star is now an official Mancunian, as it was decided she would be awarded citizenship | BBC
The Guardian reported that council leader Sir Richard Lees called Ariana a “young American woman for whom it would have been understandable if she never wanted to see this place again”.
He commended her bravery saying ” as an artist, a performer, was determined that she would not perform again until she had returned to Manchester to perform,”.
Councillors voted unanimously that the popstar should be granted citizenship.
Superstar:Ariana organised the One Love Manchester concert to raise money for those affected by the Manchester terrorist attack
Ariana gathered musician pals including: Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Coldplay for the concert.
It was the most watched TV show of the year, with an average of 10.9 million viewers tuning in.
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