Grammys fans in tears after emotional performance dedicated to victims of Manchester and Las Vegas attacks

AN EMOTIONAL musical tribute to victims of Manchester and Las Vegas attacks left Grammys fans in tears.

Country stars Eric Church, Maren Morris and duo Brothers Osborne teamed up for a heart-wrenching rendition of Eric Clapton's Tears in Heaven.

They dedicated the performance to the victims of the Las Vegas hotel massacre and the Manchester Arena bombing, calling it an attack on music lovers.

Eric told the crowd: "On October 1st, all of country music was reminded in the most tragic way, the connection we share with our fans and the healing power music will always provide.

Maren added: "A few months earlier and a continent away, the same was true in Manchester England.

"The painful truth is in just those two events 81 music lovers, just like us, went out to enjoy a night of music and never came back home."

She said they were performing for the "music loving souls, so cruelly taken form us."

The quartet then broke into the classic tearjerker.

As they sang, the set below lit up, projecting the names of the victims of the two tragedies.

Viewers took to Twitter to admit the tribute reduced them to blubbing wrecks.

Kristen Evans called it the "most emotional moment of the night."

Jenn Gore said: "I've cried multiple times."

And Grammy's fan Mike Cericola Tweeted: "The Grammys just turned tears in heaven to tears on my couch."

On October 1, 2017, twisted Stephen Paddock took an arsenal of weapons to a Las Vegas hotel room and opened fire at people watching a country music concert.

He sprayed the crowd with bullets, killing 59 people and injuring 545 more.

And months earlier, a deadly explosive packed with nails went off outside an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena.

Cowardly suicide bomber Salman Abedi killed 22 innocent victims – many of them children – and wounded 59 more.

The attacks sent shocks waves around the world and through the music community.

The Brothers Osborne were nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “It Ain’t My Fault” and Maren Morris was nominated for Best Country Solo Performance for “I Could Use a Love Song.”


Source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/5447367/grammys-fans-in-tears-after-emotional-performance-dedicated-to-victims-of-manchester-and-las-vegas-attacks/

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