Thoughts and prayers poured in from musicians around the globe on Monday night (5/22) following the deadly explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, U.K. Police say 19 people were killed and more than 50 injured in what police are treating as a terrorist incident until they have further information. Several country stars took to social media after the news broke to react to the tragedy:
Taylor Swift: My thoughts, prayers and tears for all those affected by the Manchester tragedy tonight. I’m sending all my love.
Blake Shelton: Just hearing about the explosions at the Arianna concert.. Praying for everybody!! Sick..
Brad Paisley: Can’t find the right words, just sadness. Prayers are with Manchester.
RaeLynn: Praying for Manchester and for the world we live in right now. I can’t imagine the families that lost a loved one tonight.
A Thousand Horses: Our thoughts and prayers go out to Manchester tonight.
Martina McBride: Hard 2 find words.My thoughts and prayers are w/Manchester, the fans, victims, and families. I dont want 2 believe this can actually happen
Charles Kelley: Thinking about all the victims at the Manchester concert attack. On a flight and heard about it just now. Praying for the families
Darius Rucker: My heart and prayers go out to everyone in Manchester. I love that city. God bless you all!!
Maddie & Tae: Praying for everyone in Manchester tonight.. Absolutely heart breaking…
Easton Corbin: Sending my thoughts and prayers to everyone in Manchester tonight.