Emotional ‘Hands’ Lyrics Video Released on One Month Anniversary of Orlando Massacre – WATCH


An emotional lyric video has been released for the Orlando tribute song “Hands” that features YouTube stars who traveled to Orlando in the wake of the Pulse massacre and also some of the survivors of that shooting that left 49 people dead.

The video was released on Tuesday to coincide with the one month anniversary of the massacre.

hands1One of the survivors featured in the video, 20 year-old Patience Carter, became known for the heartrending poem she wrote about the massacre as she was recovering in hospital.

RELATED: Orlando Survivor Shares Her Story in Harrowing Poem: ‘The Guilt of Being Alive Is Heavy’ – WATCH

As previously reported, “Hands” was released by Interscope Records in partnership with GLAAD.

A host of music stars lent their voices to the song, including Mary J Blige, Jason Derulo, 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, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, and Meghan Trainor. The song was written by Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, and BloodPop and produced by BloodPop, Mark Ronson, and Justin Tranter.

All proceeds from the US sales of the track will benefit Equality Florida Pulse Victims Fund, the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida, and GLAAD.

You can purchase the song on iTunes.

GLAAD is also calling on people to accelerate acceptance and end hate by signing a petition which you can see HERE.

Watch the video for “Hands” and see the list of YouTube stars who joined in the tribute, below.

Here’s the list of YouTubers that appear in the video:

  • Connor Franta
  • Mitch Grassi
  • 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
  • Trans Chorus of L.A.
  • Luan Palomera
  • Austin and Aaron Rhodes
  • Zuri Hall
  • Michael Buckley
  • Amymaire Gaertner
  • Manny Mua
  • Jake Roper
  • Bradlee Wannemacher
  • Travis Bryant
  • Scott Hoying

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