country Music stars and NashvilleThe team’s professional sports teams shared their reactions On Christmas Day After a horrific explosion Tennessee The capital boycotted what many expected to be a quiet vacation with loved ones.
Among those who shared their thoughts on social media are singers Brad Paisley and Carrie UnderwoodAs well as Carly Pierce, Chris Janson and the Old Dominion band.
Some have used hashtags like #NashvilleStrong and #TennesseeTough.
“A tough year for Nashville,” Paisley wrote in a message on Instagram. “Be safe for everyone. #Merrychristmas Duet with kevinnealon.”
Underwood focused on Vacation and the first responders in her Twitter post.
“Merry Christmas, everyone!” I wrote. “And thank you very much to all the brave respondents in Nashville this morning.”
Pierce appears to be upset by the images of the explosion that have appeared in the news reports.
“I send all of my love to Nashville this morning,” she wrote. “These videos are so terrifying. Such a horrific act, especially on Christmas morning.”
Little Big Town, who lives in Nashville, praised the first responders, noting their dedication and courage, and tweeting: “Happy Birthday! Thinking of our beautiful hometown we love so much. We are grateful to our first responders for their dedication and courage. We have prayer and love with everyone who serves our community. #NashvilleStrong. “
Chris Janson used a three-word tweet to express his thoughts: “Pray for Nashville.”
The Tennessee Titans, playing east of downtown Nashville at Nissan Stadium, tweeted: “Pray for our city and first responders at the scene of the blast this morning. Nashville has gone through a lot this year. We’ll bounce together again stronger and harder. #TennesseeTough.”
The NHL’s Nashville Predators also praised First Responders and their other neighbors in town. The team, which plays hockey matches at the Bridgestone Arena in Downtown Nashville, tweeted: “Thanks to the first responders and everyone who helped our friends and neighbors downtown this morning. #NashvilleStrong.”
In addition, the City Music Awards Grand Prix tweeted: “Thoughts and prayers for Nashville. We are totally devastated by the terrible explosion in downtown this morning. Thankful to the first responders who were at the scene this Christmas morning. #Prayfornashville.”
The Nashville soccer team in Nashville tweeted its support for law enforcement and city dwellers, saying, “Our thoughts are with those affected by the explosion in downtown Nashville this morning and with the first responders working tirelessly to keep our city safe. Now more than ever, # Enjoy (Never give in to you) “.
Actor Russell Crowe is a New Zealander, but he also tweeted his support for Nashville, saying, “Reading about Nashville. Thinking of all the golden hearts in the great state of Tennessee this morning.”