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Miley Cyrus Proved What A Supportive Friend She Is At Ariana Grande's Benefit Concert

"She says that she's a good role model for so many of you girls out here. I think she's proved that by putting this together and allowing us to be a part of it."

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On Sunday night, Ariana Grande headlined her One Love Manchester benefit concert, alongside acts such as Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Robbie Williams, and Katy Perry, in tribute to those who died at her concert on 22 May.

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Her manager, Scooter Braun, came on stage to introduce the singer, two years to the day since she first performed in the UK city.

Before he handed over to Ariana, he made a speech of his own, thanking the emergency services and those at the gig who helped others."Evil will test us. It will show its face again. But because of you, as a worldwide community, we will be fearless, will will be great and we will honour our children," he told the crowd. "We owe it to them to be brave. Hatred will never win, fear will never divide us, because on this day we all stood with Manchester."Scooter also gave the fans a message from a victim he met in hospital earlier this week, who asked him to tell the crowd: "Don't go forward in anger. Love spreads."
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Before he handed over to Ariana, he made a speech of his own, thanking the emergency services and those at the gig who helped others.

"Evil will test us. It will show its face again. But because of you, as a worldwide community, we will be fearless, will will be great and we will honour our children," he told the crowd. "We owe it to them to be brave. Hatred will never win, fear will never divide us, because on this day we all stood with Manchester."

Scooter also gave the fans a message from a victim he met in hospital earlier this week, who asked him to tell the crowd: "Don't go forward in anger. Love spreads."

Ariana then arrived on stage and told the screaming fans: "I love you Manchester."

During her sets, she duetted with Victoria Monet on "Better Days", the Iraq War-era song about terrorism, as well as "Where Is The Love?" with The Black Eyed Peas.

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But one of the loveliest duets of the night came when she brought our her BFF Miley Cyrus on stage.

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Straight after the attacks, Miley shared this supportive message with her fans, writing: "Wishing I could give my friend @arianagrande a great big hug right now... love love love you .... so sorry you had to be apart of such a tragic event!"

Miley first came on stage to sing on her own, but she soon returned to sing with Ariana as well.

During her solo set, Miley told the 50,000-strong crowd: "I'm so honoured to be at this incredible event, surrounded by all you amazing people and for me, the most important responsibility we have on this entire planet is to take care of one another. And look what we're doing today and how amazing that is."She then added this praise for Ariana: "As humans, we should always be who we say we are. And Ariana, I think has proved that. She says that she's a good role model for so many of you girls out here. I think she's proved that by putting this together and allowing us to be a part of it."
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During her solo set, Miley told the 50,000-strong crowd: "I'm so honoured to be at this incredible event, surrounded by all you amazing people and for me, the most important responsibility we have on this entire planet is to take care of one another. And look what we're doing today and how amazing that is."

She then added this praise for Ariana: "As humans, we should always be who we say we are. And Ariana, I think has proved that. She says that she's a good role model for so many of you girls out here. I think she's proved that by putting this together and allowing us to be a part of it."

The pair then hugged as they performed a rendition of "Don't Dream It's Over".

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And got up to dance at the end and hugged it out.

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Miley yet again expressed her love for her friend and applauded her for pulling together the benefit gig.

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And it's fair to say she enjoyed every moment.

Dancing w my BB girl @ArianaGrande !!! ❀️🐰❀️🐰❀️🐰❀️🐰❀️🐰❀️🐰 #ONELOVEMANCHESTER

One of the other most emotional moments of the night was when Ariana reappeared on stage to sing with a children's choir from the local Parrs Wood High School.

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They teamed up to sing her song "My Everything," which the children's choir previously covered shortly after the attack as part of a fundraising effort for victims and families of the victims in the attack.

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During the emotional song, Ariana cuddled 12-year-old Natasha Seth and let her sing into her microphone, as the crowd and choir members were seen wiping away tears.

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According to the Manchester Evening News, many members of the choir were at Grande's concert the night of the attack and had seen the horror take place.

The special moment gave people a lot of emotions and goosebumps.

Well the little girl in the choir crying has set me off now!! #OneLoveManchester

I'm in bits. So so emotional. That was a beautiful performance from Parrs Wood High School Choir and Ariana Grande.… https://t.co/n9BPepBrpw

HOW ARE THEY GONNA BRING OUT A KIDS CHOIR?! #OneLoveManchester 😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩

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The emotion of #OneLoveManchester makes me so proud β™₯️ The school choir soloist has just tipped me over the edge

My highschool choir teacher once said, "This is why we sing. Because we believe the power of song can bring walls down." #OneLoveManchester

@LucyCurrie_ The wee girl in the choir😭 too much

teared up watching ariana perform w the choir and when justin spoke. love my idols. #OneLoveManchester @ArianaGrande @justinbieber ❀️

You can watch Miley's solo performance on the night in full here.

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