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Watch Selena Gomez, Charlie Puth pay tribute to Christina Grimmie

Fifth Harmony, Selena Gomez, Charlie Puth, and The Voice 2012 winner Cassadee Pope paid tribute to late Christina Grimmie during their respective performances this past weekend.

During their performance at the WBLI Summer Jam in Wantagh, New York, girl group Fifth Harmony dedicated a moment of silence as tribute to Grimmie.

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“Such a beautiful soul, such a beautiful talent,” said member Normani Kordei. “From the moment that we met she was always nice to us. So humble. We love you and we are praying for your family. And we know you are smiling down from above. Let’s all bow our heads down. Christina Grimmie.”

Following the speech, the crowd lit up their phones in respect to the late singer.

On the same night, Selena Gomez broke down in tears after singing “Nobody”. She then mouthed the words “I’m sorry” to her Miami crowd.

After the song, Gomez spoke about her memories of Grimmie: “When she was 14, we met her and my parents and I signed her,” said Gomez. “One thing about Christina and her family is that she holds her faith so closely to her. And I think it’s not about a religion and it’s not about anything or good deeds. It’s just that she had faith, and I don’t really understand how this really happened, but I would like to dedicate this next song to her.”

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The 23-year-old singer later sat down on her piano, performing an emotional rendition of Hillsong Worship’s “Transfiguration” as another tribute.

Watch the moving performance here.

Charlie Puth, too, dedicated an emotional number to Grimmie during his NYC gig.

The singer sung “See You Again”, the same hit track he collaborated with Wiz Khalifa as tribute to Fast & Furious’s Paul Walker.

“I was reading the news last night and heard that my good friend Christina Grimmie was killed, and I want to dedicate this song to her tonight,” said Puth during the performance. “I’ve been upset about this all day, mainly because I just never got to say what I wanted to say to her, and I feel like this song perfectly captures that.”

Over in Nashville, The Voice 2012 winner Cassadee Pop also dedicated a number on behalf of Grimmie in a duet of “Think of You” with Chris Young.

“My heart goes out to her family and friends,” Pope said at the backstage of CMA Music Festival. “I met her a few times and, obviously, I’m a fan of what she did and her work, so it’s just a really sad day for everybody.”

Cassadee Pope on stage during the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. ©Just Jared via Getty Images
Cassadee Pope on stage during the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. ©Just Jared via Getty Images

The Voice 2014 contestant and second runner-up Christina Grimmie was shot and killed at the Plaza Live on June 10. The 22-year-old singer was shot by Kevin James Loibl whilst signing autographs after the show.

Rest in peace Christina Grimmie.





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