Dorian Lynskey

Dorian Lynskey is a contributor to Billboard.

will.i.am, Taboo, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Niall Horan, Miley Cyrus and Imogen Heap on stage on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England.

How Ariana Grande's Embrace of Community at 'One Love Manchester' Made Her a Star in the U.K.

By the end of the One Love Manchester concert at the city’s Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground last Sunday, Ariana Grande was not just known but loved on a national scale. The Sun, Britain’s biggest-selling tabloid newspaper, summed up the transformation flippantly but not inaccurately: “People have gone from thinking she was a Starbucks coffee to wanting her to be Prime Minister.”

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