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October 4

Miley and Adam Sandler Sing for Las Vegas Shooting Victims

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Miley and Adam Sandler Sing for Las Vegas Shooting Victims 1
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Miley Cyrus and Adam Sandler sang together on The Tonight Show on Monday to pay tribute to the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday. Jimmy Fallon told the audience, “This morning, we woke up to the news of another senseless shooting. This time in Las Vegas. In the face of tragedies and acts of terror, we need to remember that good still exists in this world. We’re here to entertain you tonight, and that’s what we’re going to do.” Miley and Adam then sang a beautiful version of Dido’s “No Freedom,” then Miley closed the show with her hit “The Climb.”

Before the show, Miley Cyrus talked about the shooting that killed 59 and more than 500 other injured, saying, “In honor of the lives lost, injured and affected by the tragic shooting in Vegas, @fallontonight & I dedicated this show to not only mourning this horrific event but using this platform to encourage unity, peace & hopefulness! So we started this week off with a song I haven’t performed in years…#TheClimb. These words mean more now to me than ever … ‘Keep The Faith’ ….. Sending love to ALL! Enjoy the show tonight & #MileyWeek …. hope we can make you smile even thru so much pain.”

Cyrus would go on to sing her 2009 song “The Climb” for the first time in six years to close out the show.

From reports, a gunman opened fire during the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas on Sunday. Killing 59 people and injuring more than 500 others, making the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The suspect was 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, was found dead bt a self-inflicted gunshot wound when police arrived at his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Miley Cyrus spoke out about the tragedy and her performance on The Tonight Show in an Instagram post. “In honor of the lives lost, injured and affected by the tragic shooting in Vegas, @fallontonight & I dedicated this show to not only mourning this horrific event but using this platform to encourage unity, peace & hopefulness!” she wrote. “So we started this week off with a song I haven’t performed in years … #TheClimb . These words mean more now to me than ever … ‘Keep The Faith’ ….. Sending love to ALL! Enjoy the show tonight & #MileyWeek …. hope we can make you smile even thru so much pain @happyhippiefdn.” 

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