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Underwood Returns to Stage at ACM Awards

It was an incredible day for Chris Stapleton

(Newser) - The 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards marked a memorable night for the victims of the massive Las Vegas shooting, comeback queen Carrie Underwood, and triple-winners Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lambert. Jason Aldean paid tribute to the 58 people who died at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas... More »

Country Singer Jason Aldean Makes 'Surreal' Return to Vegas

Country singer and his wife visit patients in hospital

(Newser) - Country singer Jason Aldean returned to Las Vegas on Sunday in an unannounced trip to visit some of those injured in last week's mass shooting. "Feels surreal being back in Vegas today," his wife, Brittany, wrote on Instagram . "Visiting some of the strongest people we have... More »

SNL Opens on Somber Note

Jason Aldean bumps the usual cold open with tribute, performance of 'I Won't Back Down'

(Newser) - Country star Jason Aldean took the stage on Saturday Night Live, reports the AP, paying tribute to the victims of the Las Vegas massacre and to the late rocker Tom Petty. "Launching into a solid, countrified cover of Tom Petty’s 'I Won’t Back Down,' Aldean... More »

2 Musicians at Vegas Show Voice New Fears

Jason Aldean is afraid to raise kids now; Caleb Keeter changes mind on gun control

(Newser) - The singer who was performing when the shooting began in Las Vegas says he can't comprehend the violence of Sunday night. "Something has changed in this country and in this world lately that is scary to see," wrote Jason Aldean on Instagram . "This world is becoming... More »

Video Shows Moment Singer Realized Gunman Was Shooting

Jason Aldean was performing in Las Vegas when assault occurred

(Newser) - Country singer Jason Aldean was in the midst of his performance—he was the closing act of a weekend country music festival on the Vegas Strip—when the staccato gunfire erupted Sunday night. A video on Twitter shows the moment: Aldean continues to sing, then can be seen running from... More »

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