The Las Vegas massacre that took more than 50 lives and injured more than 500 people during the Route 91 Harvest country music festival has left Las Vegas, the country music community, and the nation in mourning. The horrific attack is now the largest mass shooting in America's history.
Country stars took to Twitter to pray for the victims and their families, unite the nation, and denounce the senseless act of violence and hate.
Praying for everyone here in Vegas. I witnessed the most unimaginable event tonight. We are okay. Others arent. Please pray.— Jake Owen (@jakeowen) October 2, 2017
I won't be sleeping tonight. Instead I am going to pray and pray and pray for the people in Vegas. ????— Lauren Alaina (@Lauren_Alaina) October 2, 2017
Woke up to such horrible news. We are praying for the victims and their families. May the Lord bring some comfort to them.— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) October 2, 2017
We are devastated by the news from Las Vegas this morning. Our hearts and prayers are with everyone affected by this tragedy. Our fans are our family - we love you all. pic.twitter.com/k0CiL1THlu— Lady Antebellum (@ladyantebellum) October 2, 2017
Last night the music community was shaken to its core by a senseless, tragic event. We grieve for the victims and all those affected. pic.twitter.com/wivKQVxBqn— Zac Brown Band (@zacbrownband) October 2, 2017
One year ago we played Route 91 on Sunday night. Our prayers are with all the first responders, artists, crew and mostly the country fans. pic.twitter.com/CTGg7Qm6MJ— Little Big Town (@littlebigtown) October 2, 2017
Devastating news about Vegas. We were not there but these were our friends & fans under attack. Spread love love love - it is much needed.— Old Dominion (@OldDominion) October 2, 2017
Heartbroken over the news of Vegas. My thoughts with all the innocent victims and their families x— Shania Twain (@ShaniaTwain) October 2, 2017
Devastated over the loss of precious people in Las Vegas. Speechless over this calculated evil and complete disregard for human life...1/2— Kimberly Perry (@kimberlyperry) October 2, 2017
Words can't begin explain my sadness. My family and I are praying for the victims of this tragedy. Truly heartbroken.— Luke Bryan (@LukeBryanOnline) October 2, 2017
God be with the music lovers and the music makers in Vegas last night. Take time to pray. -T— Toby Keith (@TobyKeithMusic) October 2, 2017
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I love country music, our fans, and our industry. We are a family. And we are hurting together… https://t.co/fnWRN1HFMn— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) October 2, 2017
Stilled and speechless... Our hearts and prayers are with everyone involved and affected. - KU— Keith Urban (@KeithUrban) October 2, 2017
Love and prayers being sent to everyone in Vegas.— Darius Rucker (@dariusrucker) October 2, 2017
Played Route 91 in Vegas the night before last. We were all singing. I'm in shock over this. Heartbroken for all those lives taken too soon.— MAREN MORRIS (@MarenMorris) October 2, 2017
Other country stars and the nation continue to pour out their love and support for the victims and their families. The nation is grateful for those first responders and concertgoers who risked and gave their lives to save the lives of others.