News of country singer Mindy McCready's apparent suicide saddened the music world on Sunday night (February 17) and prompted Country stars to take to Twitter to share their reactions to the tragedy. Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, John Rich and Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott were just a few of the hitmakers who tweeted prayers for McCready's family, condolences, remembrances of her music and friendship, and more.
I grew up listening to Mindy McCready...so sad for her family tonight. Many prayers are going out to them...
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) February 18, 2013
My heart is breaking hearing of the loss of Mindy McCready. Pray for her 2 precious little boys...may God's peace & protection be on them!
— Hillary Scott (@HillaryScottLA) February 18, 2013
My heart goes out to Mindy McCready's family.I knew her well.It's a horribly tragedy.May peace be with her son's.
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) February 18, 2013
I listened admiringly to Mindy McCready growing up. May she finally be at peace and lend her beautiful voice to heaven's #tenthousandangels
— Clay Aiken (@clayaiken) February 18, 2013
Just heard about Mindy McCready. My thoughts and prayers are with her 2 boys and her family.
— Jason_Aldean (@Jason_Aldean) February 18, 2013
Unbelievable & so sad. God be with the family & those babies. Surround them with your grace & mercy.
— Wynonna Judd (@WynonnaMusic) February 18, 2013
Very sad to hear about Mindy McCready. When I was in Lonestar she was our label mate and we were friends. A tragic end to a talented life.
— John Rich (@johnrich) February 18, 2013
Really really sad to learn the news about Mindy McCready.I will pray for her children and I hope that people are gentle with her memory
— Chely Wright (@chelywright) February 18, 2013
Prayers out to Mindy McCready's 2 boys, family and loved ones.
— Rodney Atkins (@RodneyAtkins) February 18, 2013