Katy Perry, in tribute to Manchester victims, wore a dress adorned with their photos at One Love concert

Katy Perry delivers an impassioned speech at the One Love Manchester benefit concert. VIDEO: YOUTUBE
US singer Katy Perry performs at the One Love Manchester benefit concert on June 4, 2017.
US singer Katy Perry performs at the One Love Manchester benefit concert on June 4, 2017. PHOTO: AFP

MANCHESTER - In a subtle but moving tribute, US singer Katy Perry wore a dress with photos of the victims of the May 22 Manchester attack during fellow pop star Ariana Grande's benefit concert on Sunday (June 4).

Perry's white, long-sleeved Sonia Rykiel dress had the photos adorning the collar and wrists, as well as in the shape of a heart across her back.

The 32-year-old, who performed two of her signature songs Part Of Me and Roar, also delivered an impassioned speech.

"It's not easy to always choose love, is it? Especially in moments like these, right? It can be the most difficult thing to do," she told the 50,000-strong crowd at the city's Old Trafford cricket ground.

"But love conquers fear, and love conquers hate, and this love that you choose will give you strength, and it's our greatest power."

The One Love Manchester benefit concert was put together by Grande, whose concert on May 22 at the Manchester Arena ended with 22 dead and more than 60 wounded after a man blew himself up with a nail bomb.

Apart from Grande and Perry, a star-studded cast including Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Coldplay and Pharrell Williams turned up for the concert.

The occasion was made all the more poignant as it came a day after a terror attack in the London Bridge and Borough Market areas, which left seven dead.