As Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East Coast, causing massive floods, fires, and power outages over the last two days, many music stars took to Twitter to share their experiences in the storm (like Swizz Beatz who tried to enjoy the dark with he and Alicia Keys' toddler Egypt), to show their fears for loved ones (like Nicki Minaj), to add a little comic relief (like Lady Gaga and A-trak) and to send their hopes and prayers to all those affected (like almost everyone). Below, check out a selection of 20 tweets from musicians who watched the storm from near and far.
everyone dealing with the hurricane up north be safe
- Justin Bieber (@
justinbieber) October 29, 2012
I'm never watching Grease again #SandySucks
- Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) October 30, 2012
Can't stop worrying about the storm on the East coast... =( Chkn on mommy every 5 seconds... praying for my family & friends and ALL OF YOU
- Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) October 29, 2012
Lights out in the crib NYC ! Egypt in here singing happy bday because of the candles instagr.am/p/RYxCNQSDFZ/
-SWIZZ BEATZ (@THEREALSWIZZZ) October 30, 2012
Sending east coasters light and love. Especially light!
- Katy Perry (@katyperry) October 30, 2012
I'm starting to rationalize with Doomsday preppers. *whistles a particular REM song*
- Katy Perry (@katyperry) October 29, 2012
Happy Full Moon everyone. I'm saying my California Crystal Lady prayers for the whole world right now x instagr.am/p/RaOmx2PWN2/
- P!nk (@Pink) October 30, 2012
Stay strong east coast fam
- Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) October 30, 2012
- Questo of The Roots (@questlove) October 29, 2012
Wow...Sandy is one mean lady! Lots of thoughts, prayers and love going out to all in her path...you guys stay strong!
- Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) October 30, 2012
Everybody on the east coast, please stay safe!!
- Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) October 29, 2012
Hanging with penguins. I guess it's not so bad that I couldn't fly back to NYC.
- A-Trak (@atrak) October 29, 2012
Good luck NYC! You can brave the "Frankenstorm"!!!!
- Grizzly Bear (@grizzlybear) October 28, 2012
Praying for my people that have to deal w/ this Hurricane
- Big Sean (@BigSean) October 30, 2012
Watching CNN and praying for everyone in the face of Hurricane Sandy. Stay safe.
- Grace Potter (@gracepotter) October 30, 2012
Prayers got out to the victims of this storm,
- Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) October 30, 2012
New York! Our hearts are with you!
- Dirty Projectors (@DirtyProjectors) October 30, 2012
Praying for everyone on the East Coast! Be safe! God Bless! #frankenstorm
- iamdiddy (@iamdiddy) October 29, 2012
We love you NYC, stay strong & be safe.
- Passion Pit (@passionpit) October 30, 2012
Thoughts and prayers with everyone affected by Sandy.
- Trey Songz (@TreySongz) October 29, 2012