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.
George Jones Photos | 2006 Billboard Interview
Happy memory of me and George. You may have left us, but your music and your legacy never will. #Legend twitter.com/carrieunderwoo…
— 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
Page 2: Tweets from Keith Urban, Hillary Scott, the Oak Ridge Boys & More
Sad to hear of the passing of the great George Jones, Soundtrack to much of my childhood. We’ll lay a wreath upon his door. Rest in peace.
— Clay Aiken (@clayaiken) April 26, 2013
Rest in peace George JonesThere will never be another one like you and we’ll miss you a bunch Buddy.
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) April 26, 2013
George Jones was my friend, and I loved him. Trace Adkins
— TraceAdkins (@TraceAdkins) April 26, 2013
If I’m blessed enough to make it there, I look forward to you giving me the grand tour. Rest in peace George Jones!!!!! -KU
— Keith Urban (@KeithUrban) April 26, 2013
Every serious country artist in the past 30 years has some #georgejones dna in their blood and music. My God. We’ve lost our Elvis.
— John Rich (@johnrich) April 26, 2013
I am so saddened by the news of George Jones’ passing.I will always treasure our times together. ow.ly/i/1YIe1 RIP @gjpossum
— Tracy Lawrence (@tracy_lawrence) April 26, 2013
George Jones- Rest In PeaceWhat a life. What a career. What a singer.Thinking of Nancy and all who loved him.
— Chely Wright (@chelywright) April 26, 2013
Very, very sad to hear that George Jones died. A truly gifted singer, in or out of Country. George Jones – The Door youtu.be/yI3JBVrFdK4
— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) April 26, 2013
I’ll never forget the first time I heard the story in “He Stopped Loving Her Today”. RIP George Jones. Country Legend. U will be missed.
— Jennifer Nettles (@JenniferNettles) April 26, 2013
George Jones :*( R.I.P.
— Michelle Branch (@michellebranch) April 26, 2013
GEORGE JONES died. Whether you dig country music or not, he was a giant talent (and my Dad’s favorite singer). #TheyPlacedAWreathUponHisDoor
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) April 26, 2013
That angel choir just got a whole lot better this morning.. #RIP #GeorgeJones
— KACEY MUSGRAVES (@KaceyMusgraves) April 26, 2013
It’s sad day. George Jones will not be forgotten & we will never stop loving him. Prayers with the family. @gjpossum opry.com/georgejones
— Grand Ole Opry (@opry) April 26, 2013
One of our favorite pictures #georgejones twitter.com/oakridgeboys/s…
— The Oak Ridge Boys (@oakridgeboys) April 26, 2013
Saddened by the passing of George Jones. Sending prayers up for his wife and family. Country Music will never be the same.
— Hillary Scott (@HillaryScottLA) April 26, 2013
Sad day for country music. Rest in peace, George Jones.
— Gloriana (@glorianatheband) April 26, 2013
@gjpossum gonna take the day off from tweeting in memory of George, breaking out my Vinyl GJ & jam till midnight.
— Bo Bice (@OfficialBoBice) April 26, 2013
There will never be another George Jones. You are and always will be country music. Rest in peace. #GeorgeJones
— Little Big Town (@LBTmusic) April 26, 2013
R.I.P. to a true country/american legend, George Jones. thanx for the music.
— Rob Thomas (@ThisIsRobThomas) April 26, 2013
Nothing to say except George Jones will be missed. He was an incredible soul, inspiration, friend. Greatest singer of all time.
— Shooter Jennings (@ShooterJennings) April 26, 2013
So sad to hear abt the passing of George Jones. Country music has lost one of our pioneers & legendary icons. You will never be forgotten.
— Jason_Aldean (@Jason_Aldean) April 26, 2013
“There aren’t words in our language to describe the depth of his greatness.I’ll miss my kind and generous friend.”
— Vince Gill (@VGcom) April 26, 2013
George was an all time great in country music and it won’t be the same without him.
— ALABAMA (@TheAlabamaBand) April 26, 2013
Such a sad say today. We lost one of the greatest country singers to ever live. Rest in peace George… instagram.com/p/YkkrqcALU4/
— thompson square (@thompsonsquare) April 26, 2013