When the sad news about the death of country icon George Jones broke today (April 26), stars from Nashville and beyond took to twitter to mourn the loss and share memories of the music legend. Here's a smapling of what Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Brad Paisley, Martina McBride and more mad to say about the loss of one of the genre's greatest voices.
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) April 26, 2013
My heart is absolutely broken. George Jones was my all time favorite singer... bit.ly/11q34Ev
— Dolly Parton (@Dolly_Parton) April 26, 2013
RIP George "Possum" Jones
— EliYoungBand (@EliYoungBand) April 26, 2013
Country music and the world lost a true legend today… Mr. Jones, you will be greatly missed.
— The Band Perry (@thebandperry) April 26, 2013
Sad day for the Country Music world, legend George Jones is gone! Thanks for decades of great music!!!
— Tate Stevens (@tatestevensctry) April 26, 2013
Sad morning losing the great George Jones. He will always be one of the most amazing singers who ever lived. youtube.com/watch?v=CYQViY…
— Kenny Rogers (@_KennyRogers) April 26, 2013
Such a sad day... May you Rest in Peace George Jones. @gjpossum
— Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow) April 26, 2013
My friend,the greatest singer of all time,has passed.To those who knew him,our lives were full. To those of you who don't: discover him now.
— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) April 26, 2013
We lost one of the best voices God created this morning. Our hearts are saddened to hear that George Jones has passed away...
— Faith Hill (@FaithHill) April 26, 2013
George Jones R.I.P. You will be missed. xoxo twitter.com/realjknoxville…
— Johnny Knoxville (@realjknoxville) April 26, 2013
Heaven better get ready for George Jones. He will always be the greatest singer of real country music – there’ll never be another.
— Alan Jackson (@OfficialJackson) April 26, 2013
Wow.. Sweet George SURE will be missed down here.. But I can only imagine the celebration Heaven is having today..
— Ashley Monroe (@ashleymonroe) April 26, 2013
RIP George Jones. A country music legend who will be truly missed.
— Scotty McCreery (@ScottyMcCreery) April 26, 2013
George. You will be deeply missed.Thanks for the beautiful memories.
— Luke Bryan (@LukeBryanOnline) April 26, 2013
My prayers go out to Nancy Jones today. Her partner and husband George Jones passed this morning.We'll miss George… say.ly/IkW5Gxq
— Reba McEntire (@reba) April 26, 2013
The POSSUM has gone Home... :(
— Joe Bonsall (@joebonsall) April 26, 2013
Really REALLY bad news. We've lost a country music legend. And I've lost a hero and a friend.Goodbye George Jones...
— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) April 26, 2013
nancy and @gjpossum had a beautiful marriage and special relationship. love you nancy. long live the possum. gonna miss my buddy. real sad.
— Dierks Bentley (@DierksBentley) April 26, 2013
What a sad day for country music. George Jones was one of my heroes.
— Easton Corbin (@eastoncorbin) April 26, 2013
The world may have lost the greatest country singer that ever lived. twitter.com/merlehaggard/s…
— Merle Haggard (@merlehaggard) April 26, 2013
So sad to hear about George Jones . His voice and music will be with us forever. Thoughts go out to all his family, friends and fans.
— Martina McBride (@martinamcbride) April 26, 2013
Gone ...... George Jones .....man he was country music
— Tim McGraw (@TheTimMcGraw) April 26, 2013