Grimmie came in third on season six of “The Voice.” She auditioned for the show at the age of 19, performing Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball.” during which she impressed all four judges, and ended up choosing Adam Levine as her coach.
Adam said on Instagram before police confirmed her death, “I’m sad, shocked and confused. We love you so much Grimmie. We are all praying hard that you can pull through this…this just isn’t fair.”
After both Orlando police and Grimmie’s publicist announced her death, “The Voice” tweeted: “There are no words. We lost a beautiful soul with an amazing voice. Our hearts go out to the friends, fans and family of @TheRealGrimmie.”
As investigations continue on the murder and suicide, police had not named the shooter or released a motive as of Saturday morning.