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Miley Cyrus performs in memory of Las Vegas victims

It is a tragedy that has left a mark on the nation.

And Miley Cyrus addressed the Las Vegas massacre by paying a special tribute on The Tonight Show on Monday.

The 25-year-old teamed up with funnyman guest Adam Sandler to perform Dido song No Freedom.

In memory: Miley Cyrus performed in memory of Las Vegas shooting victims with comedy star Adam Sandler on The Tonight Show on Monday

Going solo: Miley then performed The Climb as a second musical tribute

Going solo: Miley then performed The Climb as a second musical tribute

Addressing the incident directly at the beginning of the show, host Jimmy Fallon said: ‘We woke up to the news of another senseless shooting this time in Las Vegas

‘In the face of tragedies and acts of terror we need to remember that good still exists in this world.

‘We’re here to entertain you tonight and that’s what we’ll do. Ladies and gentlemen with a little help from Adam Sandler, Miley Cyrus.’

Miley, 25, thanked the comedian for helping her perform on Instagram.

She said: ‘Love without Freedom … No Freedom without LOVE Thank you so much to Adam Sandler for joining me tonight in remembering all those lost , and singing lyrics that I believe are so important at this time …. #LandOfTheFree #StopTheViolence #GivePeaceAChance @fallontonight.’

Unlikely pairing: She performed Dido song No Freedom alongside the funnyman

Unlikely pairing: She performed Dido song No Freedom alongside the funnyman

Word of thanks: She paid tribute to  Sandler for 'joining me tonight in remembering all those lost'

Word of thanks: She paid tribute to Sandler for ‘joining me tonight in remembering all those lost’

Miley week: She was appearing on the show as part of a five day engagement

Miley week: She was appearing on the show as part of a five day engagement

She also performed her own solo tribute, singing old song The Climb for the first time in around six years.

The 25-year-old said: ‘In honor of the lives lost,injured and affected by the tragic shooting in Vegas, @fallontonight & I dedicated this show to not only mourning this horrific event but using this platform to encourage unity, peace & hopefulness!

‘So we started this week off with a song. I haven’t performed in years…#TheClimb. These words mean more now to me than ever…”Keep The Faith” …..sending love to ALL! 

‘Enjoy the show tonight & #MileyWeek….hope we can make you smile even thru so much pain.’ 

Message: She said she was singing to 'encourage unity, peace and hopefulness'

Message: She said she was singing to ‘encourage unity, peace and hopefulness’

Mourning the dead: She sad she was dedicating the show to the victims

Mourning the dead: She sad she was dedicating the show to the victims

Miley was also interviewed for the show, and played a game with host Jimmy Fallon. 

She told him: ‘What is music if we cannot see our favourite artist perform because of fear of violence?’

The singer also said, ‘American is supposed to be the land of the free,’ adding, ‘Never bow down to bullies is what my parents taught me. Share hope instead of encouraging any more fear.’

But it was not her only unusual musical collaboration in the past few days.

For she teamed up with Billy Joel to sing New York State of Mind at his Madison Square Garden show on Saturday, before they became they were joined by Paul Simon for a performance of You May Be Right.

A lighter moment: She partook in some fun and games with show host Jimmy Fallon

A lighter moment: She partook in some fun and games with show host Jimmy Fallon

So much fawn: Jimmy was his usual upbeat self as he entertained the nation

So much fawn: Jimmy was his usual upbeat self as he entertained the nation

 

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