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Jimmy Fallon praises Ariana Grande for 'strong' response to Manchester Arena attack

"I just wanted to say thank you so much for going back to Manchester and doing a benefit." Photo: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Ariana Grande has given her first interview since last year's Manchester Arena Terror attack.

22 people were killed shortly after the singer's concert on the 22 of May.

The singer interrupted her tour after the bombing, but returnedfor the One Love Manchester benefit concert.

22 people were killed in the atrocity in May last year.

Appearing on the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the host paid tribute to how the singer dealt with the aftermath of the tragedy.

Fallon said: "I know it's just tough for everybody, tough for fans and tough for you, and I know you haven't done any interviews, and I understand that.

I just wanted to say thank you so much for coming on the show and for being strong and for entertaining and for showing up and going back to Manchester and doing a benefit.

That was awesome of you. I just think you're so strong and so cool.

– Jimmy Fallon

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The comments by Jimmy Fallon brought on a huge cheer for Ariana from the crowds.

Appearing emotional, she thanked him for his words.

At the end of her newest single a bee can be seen flying off screen - an allusion to the worker bee symbol of Manchester. Credit: Vevo/Youtube

Ariana Grande has since released her first new track since the atrocity.

The video for 'No Tears Left To Cry' ends with a bee can be seen flying off screen - an allusion to the worker bee symbol of Manchester.