Neil Finn thanks Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus for singing Don't Dream It's Over


Kiwi icon Neil Finn has shown his appreciation for one of his hits being performed at One Love Manchester. 

On Sunday night Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus covered the Crowded House hit, Don't Dream It's Over, as part of their charity performance for the victims of the Manchester concert bombing. The pair sang as a duet and the anthem had the whole stadium singing along, although NewsHub claimed fans of the song were not entirely impressed.

One person who was, however, was Neil Finn, who thanked Grande for picked one of his band's songs to play.

"So good you took our kid for a spin with the good people of @OneLoveManchester @MileyCyrus @ArianaGrande," Finn Tweeted to his 35,500 followers. "@CrowdedHouseHQ thank you."

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23:  Crowded House frontman Neil Finn thanked Grande and Cyrus for performing one of his ...
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23: Crowded House frontman Neil Finn thanked Grande and Cyrus for performing one of his songs at the One Love Manchester concert.

Take That, Robbie Williams, Pharrell, Miley Cyrus, Niall Horan, Little Mix, the Black Eyed Peas, Imogen Heap, Mac Miller, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Liam Gallagher and Coldplay all performed for free during she show, which raised more than US$9m (NZ$12.5m) for the victims of terrorism in the UK. 

One Love Manchester was streamed live around the globe to more than 50 countries, and according to Deadline, averaged about 22 million viewers.

The show, at Manchester's Old Trafford Cricket Ground, was attended by at least 50,000 people, including many survivors of the bomb blast that killed 22 people at Grande's show just two weeks previously. 

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Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus perform Don't Dream It's Over during the One Love Manchester concert.
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Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus perform Don't Dream It's Over during the One Love Manchester concert.

 - Stuff

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