What a beautiful, but incredibly sad, evening. Hundreds of people who loved Christina Grimmie gathered in her hometown of Evesham, New Jersey on June 13 to remember the late singer with a touching memorial service. See photos from the heartbreaking event here.
Christina Grimmie, 22, is gone, but certainly not forgotten. Her fans and loved ones made that incredibly clear during a candlelight vigil in her hometown on June 13, where tears were shed, but the finest memories of Christina were shared. Click through the gallery to see photos of the memorial service here.
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Attendees wore t-shirts and held up posters and candles as they gathered around photos of The Voice finalist at a memorial complex in Evesham, New Jersey, Christina’s hometown. The singer’s brother, Marcus, who attacked her shooter after gunshots rang out, also showed up to the event, and made sure to address the crowd with a sweet tribute to his little sis.
As we previously reported, Christina was holding a free meet and greet after her show in Orlando, Florida on June 10 when Kevin Loibl approached her and shot her. When Marcus brought Kevin to the ground, the gunman shot himself.
So far, there’s been no connection between Kevin and Christina revealed, and his motive is unknown. However, an eyewitness of the attack revealed that Christina had her “arms open,” ready to embrace the man she thought was waiting in line as a fan, before she was shot. Stream Christina’s music completely unlimited and ad-free HERE.
The YouTube star finished in third place on Season 6 of The Voice, with Adam Levine as her coach. Adam is obviously completely devastated over this news, and has even offered to pay for all of Christina’s funeral costs.
Meanwhile, stars like Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Charlie Puth and more have taken the time to dedicate songs to Christina in concert, and, as we EXCLUSIVELY reported, The Voice is already planning ways to honor her when Season 11 airs this fall.
How have you paid tribute to Christina, HollywoodLifers?