A similar initiative with white roses took place at the Grammys in January. At the BAFTA awards last Sunday and the Golden Globes in February, celebrities chose to wear black. According to The Guardian, attendees were sent the pin from the Brits organisers themselves.
The attack killed 19 of her fans and she returned to the city to organise a benefit concert for the victims’ families just two weeks later. Brits organisers were hoping that the Ariana’s surprise performance at the event would be “the talking point of the night.” It’s now reported that Liam Gallagher has stepped in to fill Ariana’s slot.