VIDEO: James Arthur had a special message for his sisters during emotional Sheffield gig

James Arthur performing at Christmas Live at Meadowhall, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 3rd November 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley.
James Arthur performing at Christmas Live at Meadowhall, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 3rd November 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley.
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Former X Factor winner James Arthur shared a special message to his sisters during his Sheffield gig last night, following the Manchester terror attack.

James Arthur was performing at the 02 Academy in Sheffield on Monday night when he stopped his set to share an emotional message with his fans.

The singer said that events in Manchester last week had made him think of his own family, in particular his sisters, who were the "most important people to him".

He said that he was "worried sick" when his younger sister Jasmine went travelling in January.

Arthur said that he wasn't sure when he was next going to see her, adding that the Manchester tragedy made him think about the importance of his family.

In an emotional moment, the singer revealed to his fans that his sister had flown back this morning to surprise him.

Arthur then dedicated his next song, 'Safe Inside' to his sister Jasmine and "everyone who lost someone in Manchester".

He said: "I just want to quickly say basically my family and my sisters are the most important people in my life, they're everything to me. I have four sisters, I have three younger sisters.

"This next one I'm going to sing was inspired by my little sister Jasmine. This song is kind of about her.

"She went travelling in January. We've always been very close I always knew where she was, but I worried sick about her. She didn't come back for five and a half months.

"In light of recent events in Manchester, the tragedy of Manchester made me think very much about my little sister.

"I was so worried about her because I didn't know when I was going to see her again. It's scary and she surprised me today by coming back today just before the show.

"We were crying and it was a beautiful moment. I want to dedicate this to everybody who has got sisters, kids people you love.

"It's been a rough couple of weeks and this is dedicated to everyone who lost someone in Manchester."