This Is How Musicians And Artists Are Responding To The Las Vegas Shootings

2 October 2017, 15:01 | Updated: 2 October 2017, 18:44

Las Vegas Shooting
Woodrow Whyte

By Woodrow Whyte

A gunman fired on the Route 91 Harvest country music festival from a hotel overlooking the event.

Musicians and artists are expressing their sadness and disbelief after a mass shooting incident at a music festival in Las Vegas.

As reported by The Guardian, last night (1 Oct) at least 58 people were killed and 515 injured after a gunman fired on the Route 91 Harvest country music festival from a hotel overlooking the event. Police have named the suspect as Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old local man. It is believed he killed himself before police could arrest him.

Country artist Jason Aldean was performing at the time of the shooting. He has since posted on Instagram to confirm that him and his crew are safe. 

 

 

Given that this tragedy happened at a music festival, many artists have expressed their condolences to the victims, their families and to the people of Las Vegas. Here's what they've had to say.

Harry Styles

 

 

Lorde

 

 

Travis Barker

 

 

Rihanna

 

 

Niall Horan

 

 

Lili Reinhart

 

 

Alex from All Time Low

 

 

Jensen Ackles

 

 

Khalid

 

 

MUNA

 

 

HAIM

 

 

Imagine Dragons

 

 

Sia

 

 

Marshmello

 

 

Ruby Rose

 

 

Sam Smith

 

 

Chance The Rapper

 

 

Kelly Clarkson

 

 

Nick Jonas

 

 

Hailee Steinfeld

 

 

Liam Payne

 

 

Hayley Williams

 

 

Halsey

 

 

Matty Healy

 

 

Ariana Grande