To commemorate the one month anniversary of the Orlando tragedy, a beautifully emotional lyric video for the tribute song ‘Hands’ has been released.
The tribute track honoring the 49 victims killed and the 53 others wounded in gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida, on 12 June is created by Interscope Records in partnership with GLAAD.
The song features the voices of Mary J Blige, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Tyler Glenn, Selena Gomez, Halsey, Ty Herndon, Imagine Dragons, Juanes, Adam Lambert, Mary Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Kacey Musgraves, MNEK, Alex Newell, P!nk, Prince Royce, Nate Ruess, RuPaul, Troye Sivan, Jussie Smollett, Gwen Stefani, and Meghan Trainor.
In the song’s newly released lyric video, a number of YouTube stars make an appearance to show their support.
They are: Connor Franta, Mitch Grassi and Scott Hoying (Superfruit), Toby Randall, Lucas Cruikshank, Pablo Vlogs, Missesmae, Nina and Randa, Kingsley, Skylar Kergil, Nicola Foti, PatrickStarrr, Sam Tsui, Trevor Moran, Rebecca Black, Gigi Gorgeous, Jack Merridew, Mariale Marrero, Raymond Braun, Lia Marie Johnson, Us The Duo, Luan Palomera, Austin and Aaron Rhodes, Zuri Hall, Michael Buckley, Amymarie Gaertner, Manny MUA, Jake Roper, Bradlee Wannemacher, and Travis Bryant.
Members of the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles are in the video too.
Survivors of the shooting, Patience Carter, Tiara Parker, and Angel Anthony Santiago, also raised their palms in solidarity in the video.
Watch the moving tribute video here:
Click here to get the song on iTunes right now.
The video concludes with a call to action to accelerate acceptance and end hate. You can sign the petition at glaad.org/accept.
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