Late on the night of June 10, 2016, the powerful Blake Shelton felt downright helpless.

He had heard the news that “The Voice” Season 6 contestant Christina Grimmie had been shot while signing autographs at a concert…and he didn’t know what to do.

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Blake would ultimately wake up to the tragic news that the 22-year-old talent had succumbed to her injuries. Christina was a YouTube star known for her energetic performances on “The Voice,” which included this rendition of Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball.”

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Throughout the day on June 11, country superstars headed to social media to react to the horrible news.

We are still heartbroken over Christina’s death.

Tricia Despres is the contributing editor for Rare Country, based out of Chicago, Illinois. Join the conversation on Twitter at @RareCountry. We would love to see y’all there.
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