Artists Respond To Oklahoma Tornado Tragedy

oklahoma1Several artists took to social media to send their thoughts and prayers to those affected by the tornado that tore through Moore, Okla. and its surrounding communities yesterday (May 20). Many artists, including Oklahoma natives Toby Keith, Reba and Carrie Underwood, shared their thoughts on the recent events.

Artist Reactions:

This storm has devastated the community that I grew up in. I rode my bike through those neighborhoods. I have family and friends in Moore. My heart and prayers go to those that have lost so much. But Moore is strong and we will persevere. God be with you all—Toby Keith (via a statement)

Our prayers and thoughts are with those in Oklahoma dealing with the aftermath of the storms Gods Speed—Craig Morgan

The devastation in Oklahoma is heartbreaking. I hope everyone effected can find some kind of safety and peace tonight LeAnn Rimes

All my prayers go out to the folks in Oklahoma dealing with these tornados. Stay safe everyone!!!!—Reba McEntire

Growing up in tornado alley, you always know what could happen…it doesn’t change how devastating it is when something does happen—Carrie Underwood

Pray for everyone devastated by these storms, but especially for those families in Moore, OK right now…God, wrap your arms around this community—Trisha Yearwood

My heart is breaking. So much devastation. Praying for all affected & those still in the wake of this storm be safe!—Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott

Our hearts are crushed for Oklahoma, keeping you in our thoughts and prayers—The Band Perry

God Bless Oklahoma victums [sic]- prayers are with all the families – will wake up tomorrow and start working on the best way to help—Kix Brooks

Crazy footage. Praying for Oklahoma right now—Chris Young





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