Figures from the entertainment world have paid paid tribute to the victims of an explosion at Ariana Grande's Manchester concert.
22 people were killed and 59 others injured in the attack. The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, Ian Hopkins, has described the attack as "the most horrific incident we have had to face in Greater Manchester".
Ariana Grande took to Twitter this morning, saying she was "broken".
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017
Nicki Minaj, Niall Horan, Taylor Swift and many more have taken to social media with tributes to the victims.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We are so saddened by the tragedy in Manchester last night. Our heartfelt thoughts go out to the beautiful Ariana fans and their families â¤ï¸</p>— Little Mix (@LittleMix) <a href="https://twitter.com/LittleMix/status/866961671516037121">May 23, 2017</a></blockquote>
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There are no words. This world. https://t.co/BJsmzoToWy
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) May 22, 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
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
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, prayers and tears for all those affected by the Manchester tragedy tonight. I'm sending all my love.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) 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
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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 am truly so sorry about what has happened in Manchester tonight. Unthinkable events. All my love to the families affected.
— Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes) May 23, 2017
In total shock and absolutely devastated about what's gone down in MANCHESTER sending Love and Light to all the family's involved LG x
— Liam Gallagher (@liamgallagher) May 23, 2017
what happened in Manchester tonight is absolutely horrible. sending my love and prayers to those affected. ðŸ’”
— Kendall (@KendallJenner) May 23, 2017
God bless everyone who was at Ariana's concert! My prayers are with you all and poor sweet Ariana! This is heartbreaking ðŸ’”
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) May 23, 2017
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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! my most sincere condolences to anyone and everyone affected by this horrific attack! all I can do is send as much HOPE & PEACE your way! This MUST end! No more war .... no more innocent lives taken .... L-O-V-E ðŸ’™â¤ï¸ðŸ’œðŸ’šðŸ’› @happyhippiefdn
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The official Little Mix Twitter account asked for help in the whereabouts of 2 teens, Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry.
— Little Mix (@LittleMix) May 23, 2017
Football clubs Manchester United and Manchester City tweeted about the tragedy and retweeted some of their players, past and present.
We are deeply shocked by last night’s terrible events at the Manchester Arena. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 23, 2017
Praying for the victims, injured and their families of my City. pic.twitter.com/EJfpXAdKFt
— Paddy Crerand (@PatCrerand) May 23, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by last nights attack on this beautiful city. We will stand together in this dark hour â¤ï¸
— Jesse Lingard (@JesseLingard) May 23, 2017
It's with great sadness we hear of the terrible events at the Arena. Our hearts go out to all affected and to our city's emergency services.
— Manchester City (@ManCity) May 23, 2017
An unofficial symbol of support has been shared on social media. It shows Ariana's iconic bunny ears twisted into the shape of a ribbon.
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