Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig was bold, triumphant

General view during the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain, June 4, 2016.

Watch video footage of the mistake below, as reported by Digital Spy.

Before launching into her hit Side To Side, Grande told the crowd: 'I want to thank you so much for coming tonight and being so happy and strong and unified.

After all, the performance was being live-streamed across the world so will.i.am could have been addressing London.

The crowd, who raised posters dedicated to the "angels" whose lives were taken, joined Grande and the Black-Eyed Peas in raising heart signs throughout the arena.

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All proceeds from the event will go toward the "We Love Manchester Emergency Fund", in partnership with the British Red Cross and Manchester City Council.

The show opened to a minute of silence and a performance by Marcus Mumford of Mumford and Suns.

Grande performed throughout the show, singing her hits from "Side to Side" to "Break Free". "Our response to this violence must be to come closer together, to help each other, to love more, to sing louder and to live more kindly and generously than we did before".

"I don't want to feel or hear or see any fear in this building", USA singer Pharrell Williams told the crowd as he led them in a rendition of his hit single "Happy".

The benefit concert has been a star-studded and emotional affair, with heartfelt speeches from performers like Pharrell and Miley Cyrus.

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Grande told the audience that her song selection was influenced by the mother of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell, who died in last month's bombing.

Sunday's concert will raise money for victims of the suicide bombing that struck at Grande's show on May 22.

A further terrorist attack in London on Saturday night had led to speculation that Ariana may pull the plug on the concert, but the singer opted to stand strong in the face of the attackers. "We love you so much, to the families we love you so much". The pop singer visited young fans injured in the attack at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on Friday. "We need to try and find a way to overcome the fear".

"One Love Manchester" airs Sunday, June 4, on ABC and Freeform in the U.S. It'll be live on Freeform at 2 p.m. ET and a one-hour highlight special will air on ABC after the National Basketball Association finals.

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