Celine Dion donates concert proceeds to Vegas shooting victims: ‘So many are still suffering’
Her announcement that proceeds would be donated drew more than 30 seconds of applause from the crowd.
Dion also dedicate the show to the victims, their families, first responders, and doctors and nurses “who are working around the clock to save lives.”
“I want you to know that you have made the right choice in being here tonight,” she said.
In the aftermath of Sunday’s shooting, which killed 58 and injured more than 500, fellow Vegas-based performer Jennifer Lopez canceled her shows through October 7, according to a statement obtained by Variety.
Jason Aldean, who was on stage when the shooting began, also canceled his shows through October 12.
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