Carrie Underwood pays tribute to Las Vegas massacre victims at 2017 CMAs
ANI | Updated: Nov 09, 2017 17:56 IST
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], November 9 (ANI): American country singer Carrie Underwood paid tribute to the people who lost their lives in the Las Vegas massacre.
The moment that caught everyone's eye was the end of her performance, where images of the victims who lost their lives during the Las Vegas massacre at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival were shown, according to E! Online.
"Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling," Thank you, @CarrieUnderwood, for this moving tribute to the beautiful souls we've lost this year, including the 58 victims of the #LasVegas shooting. pic.twitter.com/AsE1DxHJCI— CMA Country Music (@CountryMusic) November 9, 2017
The talented singer held back tears while their names were displayed and the images of more than 50 people were featured.
Several singers tweeted in support of Underwood's heartfelt tribute, including Chris Young and Linda Davis.
But while most of the evening was filled with fun and fancy frocks, things took a serious note during the monologue.
Co-host of the show, Brad Paisley said, "The way we see it, the best way to honor our fans is to play our music loud and proud. Our music lifts people up."
In fact, Paisley, co-host of the show told the crowd that tonight was about more than just shiny awards and pretty gowns. (ANI)