AceShowbiz - Miley Cyrus and Adam Sandler have teamed up to honor the victims of the tragic Las Vegas shooting. Kicking off her weeklong "Miley Week" at "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", the former Disney darling opened the show on Monday night, October 2 with a moving performance of Dido's "No Freedom".
"This morning we woke up to the news of another senseless shooting - this time in Las Vegas," host Jimmy Fallon said before welcoming Cyrus and Sandler to the stage. "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."
Accompanied by the "Hotel Transylvania" star on guitar, Cyrus delivered an emotional rendition of the 2013 single by Dido. "No Love without Freedom … No Freedom without LOVE Thank you so much to Adam Sandler for joining me tonight in remembering all those lost, and singing lyrics that I believe are so important at this time," Cyrus wrote on Instagram after the performance, adding the hashtags #LandOfTheFree #StopTheViolence #GivePeaceAChance.
On Sunday night, a shooter who is identified as Stephen Paddock opened fire from his 32nd-floor hotel room at the Mandalay Bay casino on the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas. Jason Aldean, Jake Owen and Big & Rich were among stars who were booked to perform at the outdoor festival.
On Monday evening, officials said at least 59 people were killed and 527 more were injured in the incident, which is now dubbed the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.