Music Stars React To Boston Marathon Explosions

With at least two explosions rocking the Boston Marathon and sending shockwaves across the nation, celebrities have taken to Twitter to voice their concern and support for the victims.

At press time, there are two deaths reported and a growing list of injuries from the explosion that took place near the finish line at about 2:50 p.m. Monday (April 15). The world has been watching and sending prayers and well-wishes to those affected.

As previously reported, former New Kids On The Block band member Joey McIntyre ran in the marathon and nearly avoided the explosion. His bandmates, including Donny Wahlberg settled the nerves of their fans.

Just heard that @joeymcintyre is ok!Thanks to everyone for tweeting!Scared for everyone else in Boston.#PrayerForBoston please. — Donnie Wahlberg (@DonnieWahlberg) April 15, 2013

But there was plenty of concern to go around from those outside Boston. Here is a round-up of artists who have tweeted their thoughts and/or prayers on the tragedy.

My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in the city of Boston and all of those affected by this terrible incident. — Justin Timberlake(@jtimberlake) April 15, 2013

I am just sickened to hear about the news in #Boston.My heart and prayers go out to everyone affected by this tragedy. — Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow) April 15, 2013

THESE ARE THE MOMENTS. we band together. we don’t fear. we take care of each other. we don’t judge and we don’t yell. we HELP. we HELP. — Amanda Palmer (@amandapalmer) April 15, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the explosions in Boston. 😢 — P!nk (@Pink) April 15, 2013

My heart goes out to everyone who woke up this morning to enjoy a peaceful marathon but were met w/senseless destruction. #GodBlessAmerica — Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) April 15, 2013

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Follow the ongoing coverage of the Boston Marathon explosions at CBS Boston.

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