Country Stars React to Yesterdays Events

In Las Vegas

October 2, 2017

© Tom Tingle-USA TODAY Sports


The country music community was shocked by the shooting that killed 58 people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Here are some of their reactions.

Charlie Worsham: "Just woke up to the news about the shooting in Vegas. I'm speechless. Praying for everyone there."

Keith Urban "Stilled and speechless... Our hearts and prayers are with everyone involved and affected."

Jake Owen: "Praying for everyone here in Vegas. I witnessed the most unimaginable event tonight. We are okay. Others aren't. Please pray."

Chris Young: "Spent I don't know how long on the floor of a trailer behind the stage...know multiple people are dead. Listening to that gunfire. I'm literally shaking still. Why. I'm not gonna say anything else other than I'm lucky to be alive. As are many others...and so many people are gone... This is heartbreaking."

Dylan Scott: "Prayers to everyone at @Route91Harvest in Las Vegas. We are ok, had literally just left for the airport.  What is wrong with this world!!"

Brad Paisley: "Praying for everyone at #HarvestFestival. There are no words right now that suffice."

Kelly Clarkson: "My heart is breaking for everyone in Vegas tonight. Simply devastating. So much loss."

Kelsea Ballerini: "Just sad. And so sorry for the fans who came to sing and dance and be free and happy. Thinking of everyone there & my friend Jason Aldean."

Thomas Rhett: "I just can't even fathom what happened in Las Vegas. My heart is broken. My love and all my prayers go out this morning to every family and friend who suffered loss and everyone who was there. May God be with you through this tragic time."

Craig Campbell: "Woke up to start fall break with my girls and my phone is blowing up about the horrible news from Vegas. So sad!!"

Charles Kelley: "My heart is sick over the news in Las Vegas. Praying 4 everyone in the country community and everyone at the scene."

Cam: "Can't stop thinking of all the love and happiness I see in crowds at shows. Heartbroken for our friends in Vegas. Prayers and action come next."

Runaway June: "Praying, praying, praying. Please y'all keep praying for the people in Vegas who need it so badly right now."

Charles Esten:  "Still can't wrap my head around last night's horrific and heartless attack on @Route91Harvest. My deepest prayers go out to all affected."

Brothers Osborne: "Absolutely heartbroken and crushed by what happened in LV. That crowd was so full of love. Deepest condolences to the victims and families."

Martina McBride: "It's hard to find words. Praying for all the victims and their families in Las Vegas and all who were affected...which is really all of us."

Lady Antebellum  "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."

Josh Abbott: "I'll never unhear those gunshots, and our band & crew will never forget how that moment made them feel. Our hearts are with all the victims."

Alan Jackson "Praying for all the country music fans, their families and first responders involved in the tragedy in Las Vegas last night."

Reba McEntire: "My heart goes out to all of our friends, @jasonaldean, our music family and fans in Las Vegas. I'm praying for your healing. I pray God puts his arms around you. This is so sad and devastating. I can't understand it."

Carrie Underwood:‏ "Woke up to such horrible news. We are praying for the victims and their families. May the Lord bring some comfort to them."

Little Big Town: "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."