One 12 months in the past, 58 nation followers have been killed on the Route 91 Harvest music pageant in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017. The tragedy, which is the deadliest mass taking pictures in U.S. historical past, additionally left 851 others injured and a lifelong impression on those that survived, in addition to the nation group as an entire. But on the one-year anniversary of the tragedy, a number of the style's greatest stars are proving to be #CountrySturdy.
Jason Aldean, who was onstage on the time of the taking pictures, was one of many first to share a heartfelt message in tribute to the victims and survivors on Monday (Oct. 1), writing, "Thinkin about our Route 91 household at this time" on Twitter and Instagram. Several of Aldean's fellow nation stars additionally took to social media to honor these misplaced within the tragedy, together with Eric Church, Maren Morris and Chris Young, the latter of whom was on the occasion when the taking pictures occurred.
"I'll always remember the loss that so many needed to undergo by means of that day and all the times since," Young wrote. "I'll always remember having to name my household saying I hoped to see them once more."
Morris, who launched a poignant monitor known as "Dear Hate" within the wake of the taking pictures, tweeted a line from the tune, additionally writing, "Thinking of the followers we misplaced a 12 months in the past. You’ll at all times be the three chords and the reality."
Many of the artists who tweeted known as for followers to affix them in a second of silence on nation radio stations that occurred at 1:05 p.m. ET on Monday, together with Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Reba McEntire and Zac Brown Band. "Our ideas & prayers are at all times with you," Bryan added.
Newer nation star Luke Combs was additionally at Route 91 when photographs rang out and shared an impassioned put up on Instagram, maybe sending crucial message of all of them: "We are on no account totally healed, and should by no means be, however we're all a hell of loads stronger and proceed to maneuver ahead. Forward for the victims, ahead for his or her households, ahead for the followers, and ahead for nation music."
See a number of the messages from the nation group under.