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Beyonce Sings ‘I Will Always Love You’ For Trayvon In Tennessee [Video]

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Nashville, TN – As protests over the George Zimmerman verdict break out across the nation, Beyonce called for a simple moment of silence to honor Trayvon Martin during her concert over the weekend.

Protests over the outcome of the Zimmerman trial have been peaceful, and many celebrities have asked for non-violence as out nation works through strong, divided feelings held over the case.

Beyonce chose to honor Martin with a moment of silence during the Nashville stop of her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour. Her concert at Bridgestone Arena began about 30 minutes after Zimmerman was found “not guilty” by the jurors on the case.

“I’d like to have a moment of silence for Trayvon,” she said.

She then sang the chorus of “I Will Always Love You,” video of which is posted below.

Other celebrities who have responded to the George Zimmerman outcome were rapper Young Jeezy, who posted the song “It’s a Cold World (A Tribute to Trayvon Martin),” on his Facebook page along with the comment:

“I am in no way shape, form, or fashion… trying to capitalize off of the latest series of events. These are my true feelings and my form of expression about it.”

Russell Simmons, famous producer and entrepreneur, continues to fight against laws like Florida’s Stand Your Ground. He also called for peace in the wake of the verdict on Twitter, writing:

Here’s a short fan video of Beyonce’s tribute to Trayvon Martin:

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4 Responses to “Beyonce Sings ‘I Will Always Love You’ For Trayvon In Tennessee [Video]”

  1. Robb Richter

    Sing your own songs , Beyonce'. You're a song writer. You can write & sing your own original song for Trayvon Martin. Not steal Whitney's song & totally ruin it.