Pop Stars React To Nepal Earthquake

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Several pop stars turned to Twitter to send out their thoughts and prayers to the people of Nepal after the south Asian country was hit with a magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday, killing more than 3,000. Many also pointed out ways for people to donate to those impacted by the quake. Among the Tweets:

Nadine Coyle (@NadineCoyleNow): My heart goes out to everyone suffering from the Nepal earthquake. God please bring peace to all that you can. ??

Harry Styles (@Harry_Styles): Thinking about everyone involved in the Earthquake in Nepal.. Such awful news… To help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal, text: DONATE5 to 70008 and give £5. Thank you @savechildrenuk

Shakira (@shakira): .@UNICEF is taking action to help children+families affected by horrific #NepalEarthquake You can help: http://www.supportunicef.org/Nepal

Emma Bunton (@EmmaBunton): Children are in danger following #Nepal earthquake, please support @Unicef_UK to provide urgent help – http://ow.ly/M73WN PLS RT

One Direction (@onedirection): To help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal text: DONATE5 to 70008 and give £5. Thank you #NepalEarthquake @savechildrenuk

Marie Digby (@mariedigby): I’m really saddened to hear the news about the earthquake in Nepal. Sending my prayers to the people there & donation through @DirectRelief

Nick Jonas (@nickjonas): Help the families of the Nepal Earthquake which has left thousands dead. Donate to @convoyofhope at http://give.convoyofhope.org/Nepal #NepalEarthquake

Uh Huh Her (@UhHuhHerMusic): Sending love and thinking about everyone in Nepal.

Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin): Hey everyone, @UNICEF is taking action to help children+families affected by the #NepalEarthquake To help http://www.unicefusa.org/Nepal

Yuna Zarai (@yunamusic): My prayers for those affected by the earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. This was one of the strongest earthquakes recorded.

Kevin Jonas (@kevinjonas): Help the families of the Nepal Earthquake which has left thousands dead. Donate to @convoyofhope at http://give.convoyofhope.org/Nepal #NepalEarthquake

Savannah Outen (@therealsavannah): So devastating to hear about the earthquake in Nepal. My love and thoughts are with everyone there <3 Lisa Origliasso (@Lisa_Veronica): My heart is breaking for everyone affected by the earthquake in Nepal. A terrifying tragedy. Sending prayers, love, peace and strength. X Jessica Origliasso (@Jessicaveronica): Prayers to Nepal X Drew Seeley (@drewseeley): Praying for Nepal this morning Sara Bareilles (@SaraBareilles): Oh such heartbreak for Nepal. Kina Grannis (@kinagrannis): Sending love to Nepal after this devastating earthquake. Just got word that my cousin living there is safe... Elizabeth & The Catapult (@thecatapult): Just heard about the earthquake in Nepal. My heart goes out to all the victims. Just horrible. Laura Jansen (@LauraJansen): Nepal in my thoughts today

Pop Artists React On Twitter To Paul Walker Death

Paul Walker

Several pop artists are offering their condolences following the shocking news that actor Paul Walker died Saturday in a car crash after attending a car show to support the Philippines typhoon relief effort. The 30-year-old took a ride with a friend in a new Porsche GT, which lost control and reportedly hit a post or tree, bursting into flames. Among the reactions to Walker’s death on Twitter:

Christina Perri (@christinaperri): life is so short. tell that person you love them. #rippaulwalker

Alexz Johnson (@alexzjohnson): Heartbreaking news. #RIPPaulWalker… it just takes a second. Life is so precious..

Lee Ryan (@LeeRyanMusic): Just heard Paul Walker the Hollywood actor died in a car crash??? Is the bollox or true. Hope it’s just a nasty prank

Lance Bass (@LanceBass): So so sad about Paul Walker : (

Michelle Branch (@michellebranch): Sad to hear about Paul Walker. A friend of a friend was there & said he was at a charity car event raising money for the Philippines. Awful!

Paris Hilton sunglassesParis Hilton (@ParisHilton): Just heard the horrible news about Paul Walker. So sad & shocked to hear this. :( My heart goes out to his friends & family. #RIPPaulWalker

LUCIANA (@LucianaCaporaso): So sad to hear about Paul Walker tonight. Rip handsome.

Celica Westbrook (@CelicaWestbrook): It’s true. Paul Walker @RealPaulWalker died today in a tragic car accident. I am deeply saddened. I loved him:( … I also want to say that anyone who knew Paul Walker @RealPaulWalker is deeply in my prayers. Rest in peace Paul!!

Nikki Flores (@MsNikkiFlores): Rest in peace Paul Walker…. :'( so sad.

Cascada (@cascada_music): just got of stage in Denmark and am stunned by the news that Paul Walker has died… I am a big fan of his movies and can’t quite believe it. RIP

Elizaveta (@elizavetaka): RIP Paul Walker:(

Sara Bareilles through a windowSara Bareilles (@SaraBareilles): So sad about Paul Walker and his colleague. :(

Alyson Stoner (@AlysonOnTour): My heart is so heavy. I know of two different people who saw @RealPaulWalker this morning in town. I’m really, really sorry for your loss.

Keisha Buchanan (@keisha_buchanan): I am so sad to hear about #paulwalker I was just talking about him during an interview in Dublin on Friday. Shocked!! Wow. RIP :-(

Alexa Vega (@alexavega): I cannot believe Paul walker passed away. This is so tragic. What an incredibly kind human being to leave us so soon. Pray for his family.

Lisa Origliasso (@Lisa_Veronica): Paul Walker :(

Shannon Noll (@NOLLSIE): I just read somewhere that Paul Walker has died in a car accident? Has anyone else heard this? … Ah bugger, that’s really sad. Feel for his family. R.I.P Paul Walker

Debby Ryan (@DebbyRyan): RIP Paul Walker. Such a tragedy when an incredible talent, and an even better heart, passes away so young. My prayers are with his family.

Ashley Tisdale (@ashleytisdale): So sad about Paul Walker. May he rest in peace and join the Angels above. A truly beautiful person in work and helping others.

Nick Lachey (@NickLachey): Though I didn’t know him well, I did know Paul Walker to be one of the good guys. Obviously, he has been taken from us way too young. #RIP

Victoria Justice hoodieVictoria Justice (@VictoriaJustice): I am so sad over the news of Paul Walker’s tragic passing, along w/ his friend Roger Rodas. My thoughts & prayers go out to their families.

Jordin Sparks (@JordinSparks): Life is so fragile. Sending tons of my love & prayers to his family & friends. RIP Paul Walker. BC Jean (@BCJean): RIP Paul Walker!!! I am extremely sad…my heart breaks for your friends and family. #PaulWalker #FastAndFurious #RIPPaulWalker

Darius Campbell (@DariusCampbell): Paul Walker- a great father, friend and beloved movie star- taken from this life too soon. My prayers are with the Walker family #RIP

Amelle Berrabah (@Amelle_Berrabah): So sad about Paul Walker

Kimberley Walsh (@KimberleyJWalsh): Oh my god I am so shocked to see the tragic news that Paul Walker has died. Can’t believe it how unbelievably sad. #RIPPaulWalker

Cheryl Cole (@CherylCole): My thoughts and prayers also to the loved ones of Roger Rodas, who died alongside Paul Walker?? Sending my love to everyone this has affected

Vita Chambers (@VitaChambers): RIP @RealPaulWalker You will be missed

Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul): I send my heartfelt prayers and sincerest condolences to Paul Walker’s family in this time of grief. What a shocking tragedy… I send prayers and condolences to the family of Roger Rodas, who passed away w/Paul Walker. I can’t imagine their shock and grief. #RIP

Ricki-Lee (@TheRickiLee): R.I.P Paul Walker. Gone too soon. So sad.

Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan): Life is truly precious. #RIPPaulWalker and Roger Rodas. Bless ur beautiful families. Guys pls donate to their charity @ReachOutWW

Sara Bareilles’ ‘Brave’ Sales Boost After Katy Perry ‘Roar’ Comparisons

Sara Bareilles 'Brave'

The Sara Bareilles single ‘Brave’ was a mover on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending August 18th, going from 66 to 46 and reaching the highest position since its release in April. The sales lift seems to be linked to the release of Katy Perry’s single ‘Roar’, which sold 557,000 copies in its first week out. Several have noted that the two songs sound similar, prompting Sara to tell her Twitter followers (@SaraBareilles): “All love, everybody. All love.”

Pop Artists React To Deadly Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

Several pop artists are reacting to the tragic news that occurred at the Indiana State Fair on Saturday night, where a large gust of wind brought down a stage at killing at least four and injuring 24, according to officials. Thankfully, among those reacting on Twitter were the artists performing on that stage, Sara Bareilles and Sugarland, who came away from the collapse unhurt. They tell their followers:

Sara Bareilles (@SaraBareilles): Fortunately we are all safe, but a tragic stage accident has injured some folks in Indiana. Our prayers are with them and their families. :(

Sugarland (@Sugarlandmusic): We are all right. We are praying for our fans, and the people of Indianapolis. We hope you’ll join us. They need your strength.

Watch the horrific collapse as audience members well above the situation in the grandstands react in horror:

Other artists reacting to the situation, which is a fear many of them share performing under similar circumstances:

Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson): Just saw video footage of the stage collapsing at Sugarland’s show in Indiana. Oh my gosh that is maybe one of scariest things I’ve ever seen. I pray everybody on their crew and the band is okay.
I’m not sure what news is correct or not but I heard the people that died or got injured were fans. Please keep all of their families in your prayers. What a horrible thing to happen.

Matt Nathanson (@mattnathanson): my thoughts and love to @Sugarlandmusic, their crew and their fans tonight.

Official Hot Mess (@OfficialHotMess): Please pray for those affected by the tragedy at the Indiana State Fair

Michelle BranchMichelle Branch (@michellebranch): Just heard about @sugarlandmusic and the stage collapse in Indy. Sending prayers!!! #MyWorstNightmare

Savannah Outen (@therealsavannah): My prayers go out to the families that were injured in the stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair.. So scary & so sad.

Josh Hoge (@JoshHoge): Indianapolis has been one of my favorite spots since 2006. great city & great music fans! thoughts & prayers go out to you all tonight!

Sara Bareilles ‘Uncharted’ Video (Director’s Cut)

Sara Bareilles is out with the director’s cut for her ‘Uncharted’ music video. The song is off the American singer-songwriter’s third studio album ‘Kaleidoscope Heart’, out now on Epic Records. Watch it via YouTube below.

Sara Bareilles ‘Uncharted’ Video

Sara Bareilles 'Uncharted' music video

Sara Bareilles is out with the music video to her new single ‘Uncharted’, the second release off the American singer-songwriter’s third studio album ‘Kaleidoscope Heart’, out now on Epic Records. Watch it via YouTube below.

Sara Bareilles Live At The Warfield

Sara Bareilles at the Warfield

Sara Bareilles did a live set at The Warfield in San Francisco for VEVO Presents. Watch the singer songwriter perform ‘Uncharted’, ‘Hold My Heart’, ‘Gravity’, ‘King Of Anything’ and a medley of Cee-Lo’s ‘Fu** You’ and her track ‘Gonna Get Over You’ below.

Sara Bareilles Reacts To Karl Rove Editorial

Sara Bareilles tilts her head

Sara Bareilles is reacting to an editorial by Karl Rove in the Wall Street Journal which made note of the singer songwriter performing at President Barack Obama’s Las Vegas rally for Sen. Harry Reid in October. Rove wrote, “Her biggest hit, ‘King of Anything’, includes the lyrics, ‘You’ve got the talking down/Just not the listening.’ That pretty well sums up Mr. Obama’s reaction to last week’s midterm.” Former President Bush’s chief adviser argued, “Mr. Obama doesn’t seem to understand that the midterm “shellacking” his party took was an explicit rejection of his policies, especially by independent voters.”

Sarah told her Twitter followers (@SaraBareilles):

To be clear to you: freedom of speech is paramount. But the use of one’s lyrics does not reflect the views of the author. Fo sho.

Sara Bareilles Performs ‘Fu** You’ At Webster Hall

Sara Bareilles covered Cee Lo Green’s hit song ‘Fu** You’ as an intro into her song ‘Gotta Get Over You’ during her concert at Webster Hall on Thursday (November 10) in New York City. Watch it via YouTube below.

Sara Bareilles Thanks Ellen DeGeneres

Sara Bareilles checked in with fans backstage from ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ after taping an appearance. “It was awesome,” Sara said. “I’ve never laughed so hard in my life as I laughed backstage watching her on screen. Thank you for having us on the show. I had the time of my life. I hope to come back soon.” Watch Sara kissing up to Ellen at ellentv.com.