Ariana Grande paid tribute to Manchester ahead of her return to the city two years after a terrorist attack killed 22 people at one of her concerts.

It will be the first time she has performed in the city since hosting the One Love Manchester tribute concert, two weeks after the suicide bombing in May 2017.

The US popstar is the headline act at Sunday night's Manchester Pride Live.

The 26-year-old music star posted on Twitter ahead of the show: "On our way to manchester pride. love u so much. can't wait to give u all our love. you're my heart in every way. see u soon." 

On May 22 2017, a terrorist detonated an explosive device as fans were leaving Grande's concert at the Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring more than 500.

The singer was physically unharmed in the attack but suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder afterwards.

Following the attack, Grande became an honorary citizen of Manchester and arranged the One Love Manchester benefit concert to raise money for the victims.