LOS ANGELES – Chris Cornell’s legacy continues to reside on.
On Sunday, the late musician posthumously received Finest Rock Efficiency for his tune “When Unhealthy Does Good” on the 2019 Grammys.
Available to just accept the award on Cornell’s behalf have been his two youngest youngsters —14-year-old daughter Toni and 13-year-old son Christopher Jr.
Talking to reporters backstage, the 2 admitted it was “bittersweet” to be on the award present accepting the honour.
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“It was very tough as a result of clearly, we miss him a lot,” Toni, who wore a white shirt with a black-and-white photograph of her father, defined. “We noticed him work on this so laborious like he was at all times engaged on his music. It was simply his ardour.”
She continued: “It was actually unhappy in a method to really feel like he could not be there himself to just accept it for one thing that he was so happy with and labored so laborious on. However once more, we’re so happy with him, and it was wonderful. On the identical time, it was bittersweet.”
The late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman died at age 52 in Might 2017. His loss of life was dominated a suicide.