Lady Antebellum remembers Vegas shooting victims as they prepare to play the site of another violent attack

ABC/Paula LoboAs the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting unfolded this week, Lady Antebellum has literally been a world away, on the European leg of their You Look Good Tour.

Before taking the stage Wednesday in Manchester, England, Hillary Scott and her band mates Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood -- along with their spouses, children and road family -- formed a prayer circle to remember the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

“We just wanted to take a second to just formally and just with unity acknowledge what happened a couple of days ago,” Hillary said, “and how I think all of us here are dealing with it. And we know people who are there, and everybody onstage, offstage in Vegas.”

The setting for Lady A’s prayer was particularly poignant: it took place in Manchester Arena, where in May, a suicide bomber took the lives of 22 innocent people who were leaving an Ariana Grande concert.

“Being so far away from home, we're not gonna live in fear here,” Hillary vowed. “This is a safe space because we're all here together, and because not only have I and our family and so many people here, so many people we don't even know have prayed for us before we got here.

In all, 58 people lost their lives and close to 500 were injured in Sunday’s attack at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, at the hands of gunman Stephen Paddock.

You can watch the prayer Hillary’s husband, Chris Tyrrell, prayed, in a new video Lady A shared on their socials.

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"I've had the best fun on this Graffiti U World Tour, more than any other tour we've ever done. So to get that nomination, with the tour and everything's all cream!" he tells ABC Radio.

Even if he does't win any trophies this year, Keith has already won many CMA Awards in the past, and of course, his wife Nicole Kidman has won her fair share of awards as well, including an Oscar.  So where does the couple keep all their hardware?

"We have a little office, there's a couple in there," he says. "But I sent a lot to my mom. She puts 'em in her house."

"It's right that she should have them!" he adds. "I mean, for all the years she drove me around to gigs and all kinds of singing competitions, y'know --  the work that her and dad put into the early part of my career."

So, does Keith have any predictions for a category he's not nominated in?  He's worked with nearly all of this year's Female Vocalist nominees, including Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris.  Who does he think has the best chance of taking home the trophy?

"Who knows? I mean, Carrie made a fantastic record...but Maren's just made a record that I've heard little bits and pieces of..incredible!" gushes Keith.

"Kelsea's been out on the road with us all this year singing her butt off...[Miranda's group] Pistol Annies just put out a great record -- everybody's on fire right now!"

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