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The Voice Pays Tribute To Slain Contestant In Emotional Performance

The country was stunned when news of Christina Grimmie's death broke on June 10th, 2016.

The former contest on The Voice was performing a concert in Florida when an audience member shot her twice in the head and chest as she was signing autographs for fans.

Grimmie's death shook The Voice family, with former coach Adam Levine left completely devastated. He offered to personally paid for Grimmie's funeral and her mother's flight to attend. The tragedy clearly affected him and he has kept in touch with the singer's family ever since.

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Now, not even a year later, Christina Grimmie's family has started a foundation in her name. The Christina Grimmie Foundation supports families affected by gun violence, and also families like her own affected by breast cancer.

On last night's episode of The Voice, Adam Levine and his team paid tribute to Christina Grimmie and her foundation by performing 'Hey Jude.' Her family was in attendance and were noticeably moved.

You NEED to see this performance. I had chills the whole time.

#TeamAdam dedicates this performance of “Hey Jude” to Christina Grimmie. #CGForever

Posted by The Voice on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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