Lady Gaga, The Wanted And Will.i.am Lead Prayers For Victims Of Brazil Nightclub Fire

The music world has been responding to the tragic events which killed 232 people this weekend.

Lady Gaga has posted a new picture on Twitter of herself praying as she pays tribute to the victims of the recent nightclub fire in Brazil which killed 232 people.

The 'Bad Romance' singer, who has often spoke of her love for her Brazilian fans, accompanied the image with a message for those involved in the events in Santa Maria.

"#prayforSantaMaria," she wrote.

A fire broke out at the Kiss nightclub during the early hours of Sunday morning (27th January) as a band performing at the venue set of pyrotechnics during their set.

Those inside hurried for the exit as the looked to escape the toxic smoke fumes which quickly filled the venue.

"I am so sad to hear the sad news about my lovely brazil...#PrayforSantaMaria and the families who lost loved ones in this tragedy ," added Will.i.am today.

The Wanted star Max George also wrote: "Heart goes out to all those who tragically lost loved ones in Brazil club fire. #staystrong."