At the start of the awards ceremony of the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas was a number of stars Sunday night at the shooting in that city last October, in which 58 visitors of a countryfestival died.
Jason Aldean took Sunday the Award for Entertainer of the Year and in receipt
Jason Aldean was the first musician who spoke during the tribute. He stood up on 1 October at the stage when Stephen Paddock from the nearby Mandalay Bay Hotel, the crowd started to shoot. “Tonight, we wanted the show to start with something that shows how our countrymuziekfamilie for the first time back in Las Vegas,” he said.
“We thought at first that with a song to do, but it is so much greater than a simple song. It’s all you tonight, will hear. The songs that our of the chairs, causing someone to you wants to draw, or that you were just in the moment want to enjoy. Nothing can take that from us decrease.”
Then spoke also Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett, among others, about the healing power of music, that inspires us, soothes and makes one stronger’. Incidentally won Jason Aldean also won the Award for Entertainer of the Year.
A large number of stars had Sunday during the award show a pin in the shape of the numeral 58 pinned to the victims to commemorate. Some of them wore a pin with the number 851, for the number of people injured in the shooting.