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Harry Styles Stops Concert to Give Heartfelt Speech About Manchester Attack

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"I wanted to celebrate with you, but tonight doesn't feel like a night to celebrate."

While performing songs off his debut album last night in Mexico, Harry Styles stopped his show to address the crowd with a somber tone.

"I wanted to celebrate with you, but tonight doesn't feel like a night to celebrate," the newly solo artist said. "Last night there was a tragedy in my hometown of Manchester, and I have been left with a hole in my heart."

Styles continued, saying that the first show he ever attended was at the Manchester Arena where 22 concertgoers lost their lives from a terrorist attack after Ariana Grande's concert on Monday night.

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"We have a choice, every single day that we wake up, of what we can put into the world," Harry said. "And I ask you to please choose love every single day. I promise that we will be back very soon to Mexico, we will be back with a full show, but tonight, if it's okay with you, we're going to play a small acoustic set. I hope you understand, and I hope you'll join me in a moment of silence for the victims and for the families of the victims in Manchester today. Thank you for understanding. I love you very much."

Styles shared this Tweet after the incident in Manchester:

Take a look at Styles' candid speech below:

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