"You've shown that you will never let anyone forget about those victims".
"You have such incredible resilience - to keep dancing, and to keep the innocence and to keep the joy".
"I just wanted to say, Manchester, it's such an honour to be playing for you tonight".
Nicely done, Taylor - and there's more to come on Saturday evening from this most talented young lady.
The 'Reputation' singer is began the United Kingdom leg of her world tour at the city's Etihad Stadium last night (June 8).
Swift was speaking as she kicked off the European leg of her Reputation tour in spectacular style. "I guess I thought with time, and therapy, and writing, and pouring my heart out, and talking to my friends and family that it would be easier to talk about, but it's still so hard to find the words", she said.
"T$3 hinking of you all today and every day", she tweeted.
The 28-year-old was performing at the Etihad Stadium on Friday (08Jun18) when she paused her concert to honour those killed and injured in the horrifying attack in May last year (17).
Over 100,000 fans are expected to see Taylor Swift while she's in Manchester. Uplifting and courageous, the Reputation stadium tour is not just a show, but a time stopping-experience you'll want to relive over and over again.
Before that, there were gasps from the masses of Swifties screaming on the pitch as a 60ft Cobra emerged behind their idol during Look What You Made Me Do.
Swift told the crowd: "I really love the UK".
Charli is long overdue the credit she deserves, and over the next six months she's set to play 50 concerts alongside Taylor - Giving her the exposure she most earned.
Taylor Swift is honoring those affected by the 2017 Manchester bombing.
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