Vince Gill and Keith Urban joined the Nashville community in remembrance of the lives lost at the Las Vegas country music festival. Amy Grant and Alison Krauss were among those to take the stage in Nashville.
Vince Gill said, before playing "Go Rest High on That Mountain", "I'm honored to be here as a voice for the innocent. May we never lose our voice for innocent people." He then welcomed wife Grant to the stage, who asked the crowd to bow their heads as she held a moment of silence and led a prayer. "Thank you that none of us is born alone or dies alone," she said.
Before performing a cover of "Bridge Over Troubled Water," Keith Urban shared a poignant moment from Monday morning.
"I started this morning by finding out about it and being shell-shocked all morning, getting my kids ready for school. My 9-year-old, as I was driving her to school this morning, said to me, 'Dad, you seem quiet.' I said, 'Yeah, a lot of people [were] killed last night.' She said, 'Did you know any of them?' and I said, 'Not that I know of.' Then she said, 'Then why are you so sad?' I said, 'First of all, these were innocent people horrifically taken, and secondly, they're like family.' It's the one thing about country music that's always been the center of it -- it is community. So I did know those people, in that way."
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