The country is still reeling from Sunday night’s Las Vegas shooting, and now some celebrities are doing what they can to help with the healing process. On Monday night, Adam Sandler and Miley Cyrus honored the Las Vegas shooting victims by performing “No Freedom” on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and it was a truly sweet way of paying tribute to the victims of the shooting less than 24 hours after it had taken place. Of course, that wasn’t the only way that Cyrus paid tribute to the lives that were lost on the show.
The performance came after a day of nonstop news flooding in following the shooting. According to the New York Times, as of Tuesday morning, the shooter left at least 59 dead and over 500 more people injured after he opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino during Jason Aldean’s performance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. It’s hard to know what the right thing to do or say during an unfathomable time like this, but Cyrus’ musical tribute (and spreading a message of love through it) is a great place to start.
As she kicked off her weeklong residency at The Tonight Show to promote her new album, Younger Now, she took the stage with Sandler to perform the Dido song. It was a low-key, stripped down performance, much like the original. Sandler was visiting the show as well to talk about his latest Netflix project, The Meyerowitz Stories, but helped Cyrus out on guitar — even providing a few vocals himself.
When she sat down to talk to Fallon about the performance, she explained that