Twitter has nearly exploded following the announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden. As thousands gathered at Ground Zero, in front of the White House and elsewhere throughout America on Sunday night, the Digital Kids were in full tip-tapping effect, live-tweeting the experience while watching President Obama's speech unfold and reporting on celebrations spontaneously springing up nationwide.
Musicians were quick to chime in with their thoughts on the historic development, a landmark moment in an infant era where celebrities have an unfiltered microphone to the world.
Here are select various tweets from musicians in reaction to Bin Laden's death:
Snoop Dogg: "Rip to everybody who was taken on 911. Let the troops bac home n lower gas prices let's live happily ever after!!"
Katy Perry: "AMERICA FUCK YEAH, HERE TO SAVE THE MOTHER FUCKIN DAY YEAH! #necessaryusageoftheFbombday"
John Legend: “Peace and love to everyone worldwide. Bin laden responsible for deaths of so many outside of the US as well”.
Q-Tip: “I don't know if anyone shld run against obama.. He's a shoe in for re-election.”
Kings of Leon's Jared Followill: “The guy who shot Bin Laden is looking forward to a little World Piece.”
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong: “Do not turn the man into a martyr. This is a global victory.”
Lady Gaga: "Just landed. Watching CNN, what a historical moment in the fight against hatred.”
Public Enemy's Chuck D: “USA is at it again , number one in the rankings of Killing Championships. Stealing the Gold in the Murder Olympics, and the crowd goes wild!”
Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx: "Being in New York and hearing that Bin Ladin is dead is icing on the cake…"
The Game: "Bin Laden gone.. They n!gga dead! (@KanyeWest voice)
Maynard James Keenan: "Breaking News: CHUCK NORRIS returns from trip to Pakistan."
Sebastien Bach: "Osama Bin Laden is DEAD. Under OBAMAS command. Way to go Obama!!! F*ck you Osama! & where r u rush l? Sarah P?…"
Shaun Lopez: "A wise man once said…. "Let's not start sucking eachother's d*cks quite yet…""
Keri Hilson: "Is anyone else a bit scared of retaliation??? Osama's followers pulled off some heinous sh*t"
Donnie Wahlberg: “Damn I love our president!”
LL Cool J: “Check mate.”
Reba McEntire: “So proud of our President and our military!”
Brad Paisley: “I really love these rare moments when we feel like one united country.”
Michelle Branch: “Wow. Holy schnikey! Good riddance!”
Steel Magnolia: “Osama Bin Laden is dead! Wow.. Watching news now.”
Billy Ray Cyrus: “Just saw the news! OSAMA BIN LADEN is dead !!! How crazy is that ! Only in my life could i be at FT Hood on the night this happened …”
Julianne Hough: “Justice has been done.”
Joel Madden: “America!!! F$CK YEAH!!!”
Benji Madden: “Obama just put it down man! I was Waitin for him to do a little C-walk on the way out. what a Boss”.