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Grammys pay tribute to victims of Las Vegas shooting

January 29, 2018

Grammys pay tribute to victims of Las Vegas shooting

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Words can’t describe the horror of the shooting that took place last October at a country music festival in Las Vegas. The same goes for the blast that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England in May 2017.

But maybe music can help ease some of the pain.

That was the hope during Sunday night’s Grammys ceremony when Erich Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne took the stage to pay tribute to those who lost their lives at those concerts.

With the names of the victims highlighted on a big screen behind them, the three country acts sang a twangy version of Eric Clapton’s tearjerker “Tears in Heaven.”

It was easily the most emotional moment of the night, making awards feel obsolete and uniting musicians of every genre in hoping no concert goer will ever have to go through something like those events ever again.

#GRAMMYs: Country music stars perform tribute to Las Vegas, Manchester shooting victims https://t.co/ZAhRWPZvDh pic.twitter.com/8dxj3lhWhu— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) January 29, 2018

Powerful Vegas Tribute From Maren Morris, Brothers Osborne & Eric Church #GRAMMYs #RT pic.twitter.com/pHF7HLdRfK— Al Kahn ???????????? (@idolxfactor1) January 29, 2018