Country singers with Oklahoma ties are reacting to the news of the deadly tornado that devastated the state on Monday.
Carrie Underwood, who grew up in "Tornado Alley," tweeted this:
I'm thinking about and praying for my beautiful home state and the people in it tonight.— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) May 21, 2013
Growing up in tornado alley, you always know what could happen...it doesn't change how devastating it is when something does happen. #pray— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) May 21, 2013
Toby Keith tweeted this:
This storm has devastated the community that I grew up in. I rode my bike through those neighborhoods. I have family… say.ly/Smz5RU2— Toby Keith (@TobyKeithMusic) May 21, 2013
Celebrity Apprentice winner Trace Adkins is emotional in the E! News video above because of his strong ties to the community. He tweeted how folks can help:
"The Voice" judge Blake Shelton, a native of Oklahoma, performed a tribute with wife Miranda Lambert for those affected by the tornado on "The Voice" Tuesday night. The couple performed "Over You," a song the pair co-wrote in Oklahoma about Blake's brother, who passed away in a car accident as a teenager. Shelton, who currently lives in Oklahoma with Lambert, told E! News backstage that he was flying back to his home state right after the show.
People.com is reporting that Shelton wants to put together a benefit concert for Oklahoma victims.
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