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Artists React to the Oklahoma Tornado Tragedy 

Oklahoma County SheriffSince a devastating tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, on Monday, killing at least 24 people, the world has taken to Twitter to express their support, prayers for love, and to talk about how people can help.  Among those reacting were many of music's top stars.  Here's a roundup of some of their thoughts:

Rihanna Instagrammed a graphic that reads, "Praying for Oklahoma," while Beyonce posted one that says, "Prayers for #Moore Oklahoma."

Rob Thomas: "Please send thoughts, prayers, blood and donations to Oklahoma. Truly devastating and heartbreaking."

Katy Perry: "Sending out prayers for the people of Oklahoma tonight. Let's help, just text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate 10 dollars to those in need."

Demi Lovato: "My heart hurts for Oklahoma..  Praying for everyone affected by the tornados."

Nicki Minaj: "Love to Oklahoma"

Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, who's originally from Oklahoma: My heart goes out to the people in Oklahoma affected by this insane storm. So close to where I grew up, I can't believe the devastation

Fergie: Sending thoughts & prayers out 2 the families impacted by today's tornado in OKC. My heart is w/ u. #PrayForOklahoma

Alicia Keys: "So much going on in the world...I'm saddened by the devastating news… My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected #PrayForOklahoma"

Imagine Dragons: "Our thoughts and prayers are with Oklahoma tonight.Olly Murs: My thoughts & prayers go out to everyone in Oklahoma that have been affected by this devastating tornado. #prayforoklahoma"

Sara Bareilles: "‏My heart breaks for what's happened. Sending love. Text REDCROSS to 90999 or there's a list of others, http://cbsn.ws/12I3xUz"

Sheryl Crow: "Reading the news & continue to pray for the missing in Oklahoma, especially the school children, and all those affected. #Oklahoma"

David Cook, who lived in Tulsa, OK, for a time: "Hope everyone in Oklahoma stays safe and out of harm's way."

Chris Brown: "Sending my love and prayers to the people of Oklahoma. #PrayForOklahoma."

Scooter Braun: "landed to hear the news about what happened in Oklahoma...my prayers go out to those families suffering in this tragedy. #prayforOklahoma"

Ricky Martin: "My heart goes out to everyone affected by the devastating #Oklahoma City #tornado. Sending love."

Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean: "My prayers go out to all the people of Oklahoma who have lost a loved one to this horrible tornado deal! Time to rebuild so help if u can!"

Michelle Branch: "I just heard the news about Oklahoma. So devastating. Text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 to help tornado victims."

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