Ariana Grande named honorary citizen of Manchester for her support to the city

Ariana Grande has supported the Manchester, UK, community with a great amount of time and energy in the weeks following the attack at her concert earlier this year.

Now, Grande is being officially recognized for her contribution to the city as an honorary citizen of Manchester. The vote was unanimous in a city council meeting held on Wednesday.

The idea was proposed in June just after Grande held her One Love Manchester benefit concert. The concert, featuring Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, and others, reportedly raised around $3.5 million to support victims of the attack.

City council leader Sir Richard Leese proposed the idea and praised Grande for her continued dedication to the city.

"She, as an artist, a performer, was determined that she would not perform again until she had returned to Manchester to perform," Leese said in a Daily Mail article.

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande performs on stage with The Children's Choir during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Justin Bieber performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: NO SALES, free for editorial use. In this handout provided by 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert Ariana Grande performs on stage on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. Donate at www.redcross.org.uk/love (Photo by Getty Images/Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Little Mix perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande performs on stage with The Children's Choir during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: NO SALES, free for editorial use. In this handout provided by 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert (L) Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus perform on stage on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. Donate at www.redcross.org.uk/love (Photo by Getty Images/Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Katy Perry performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande performs during the 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Danny Lawson for One Love Manchester - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande performs on stage with apl.de.ap (L) will.i.am (2nd L) and Taboo of The Black Eyed Peas during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Miley Cyrus (R) and Pharrell Williams perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Niall Horan performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: NO SALES, free for editorial use. In this handout provided by 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert Robbie Williams performs on stage on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. Donate at www.redcross.org.uk/love (Photo by Getty Images/Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: NO SALES, free for editorial use. General view of the crowd in this handout provided by 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. Donate at www.redcross.org.uk/love (Photo by Getty Images/Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Miley Cyrus performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: NO SALES, free for editorial use. General view of the crowd in this handout provided by 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. Donate at www.redcross.org.uk/love (Photo by Getty Images/Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester)
Women arrive at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground ahead of the One Love Manchester tribute concert in Manchester on June 4, 2017. Nearly two weeks after a deadly suicide bombing at her concert in Manchester, US star Ariana Grande is planning to press ahead with a charity gig later on June 4, despite a terror attack on the streets of London. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony Devlin (Photo credit should read ANTHONY DEVLIN/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: NO SALES, free for editorial use. In this handout provided by 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert Ariana Grande performs on stage on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. Donate at www.redcross.org.uk/love (Photo by Getty Images/Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester)
A music fan hugs a police officer as fans leave Old Trafford Cricket Ground following the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the families of the victims of the May 22, Manchester terror attack, in Greater Manchester on June 4, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony Devlin (Photo credit should read ANTHONY DEVLIN/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande performs during the 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Danny Lawson for One Love Manchester - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: NO SALES, free for editorial use. In this handout provided by 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert (L) Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande perform on stage on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. Donate at www.redcross.org.uk/love (Photo by Getty Images/Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Pharrell Williams (L) and Marcus Mumford perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Justin Bieber performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Scooter Braun (C) speaks on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Imogen Heap performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Miley Cyrus (R) and Pharrell Williams perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Jesy Nelson (L) and Perrie Edwards of Little Mix perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Mac Miller performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Chris Martin of Coldplay performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Justin Bieber performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Justin Bieber performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Miley Cyrus performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Chris Martin of Coldplay performs during the One Love Manchester concert at Old Trafford Cricket Club on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew McNulty/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Liam Gallagher (L) and Chris Martin of Coldplay perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande (R) and Miley Cyrus perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Mac Miller (L) and Ariana Grande perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande (L) and Miley Cyrus perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande (L) and dancer on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande and Chris Martin perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande (R) and Miley Cyrus perform on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Ariana Grande performs on stage during the One Love Manchester Benefit Concert at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester/Getty Images for One Love Manchester)
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"In doing so, she brought comfort to thousands, she raised millions for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, and became the first patron of that fund. And that's why I propose that Ariana Grande is made the first honorary citizen of the city of Manchester."

Following the concert, Grande also released an album and two singles as part of her fundraising efforts and she continues to remember the victims in her performances.

The title of honorary citizen in the future will be given to people from outside the city who, like Grande, make an "outstanding contribution" to the city, according to NBC News.

Grande is still continuing her Dangerous Woman tour through the end summer internationally.

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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: Ariana Grande performs onstage during her 'Dangerous Woman' tour at Madison Square Garden on February 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Republic Records)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: Ariana Grande performs onstage during her 'Dangerous Woman' tour at Madison Square Garden on February 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Republic Records)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: Ariana Grande performs onstage during her 'Dangerous Woman' tour at Madison Square Garden on February 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Republic Records)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
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