Miranda Lambert led her audience in a very emotional sing-along of “Over You” in the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas Oct. 1. The show took place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, two days later, and a local country radio station posted this video of Miranda’s heartbreaking performance.

You can see Miranda wiping away the tears as she lets the audience sing those lyrics that suddenly have taken on a tragic new meaning.

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According to reports, Miranda told the crowd, “Thanks for letting me ugly cry.”

During the show, Miranda brought up a young man named Luke who said he wanted a hug. After their sweet embrace, Miranda said, “We all need a damn hug today, don’t we?”

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Before the concert, Miranda posted a message on Instagram explaining her decision to go forward with the show in the wake of of the tragedy in Vegas.

She writes, “I’ve spent the last few days with a heavy heavy heart. I know there are more days like that to come. But in keeping with the mindset that music is medicine, we are gonna go on stage tonight in Edmonton, AB and celebrate family, friends and community with some country music, and remember all the light and joy it can bring. It’s a healer. #prayersforvegas”

Miranda Lambert returns to the stage for the first time after Vegas tragedy Facebook/CISN Country 103.9
Hunter Kelly is a senior correspondent for Rare Country. Follow him on Twitter @Hunterkelly.
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