Children Settle for Posthumous Grammy
… On Dad’s Behalf
2/10/2019 4:56 PM PST
Chris Cornell received a Grammy Sunday almost two years after his dying … and his youngsters accepted it on his behalf with a heartfelt message about their father.
Cornell’s two youngsters — his son, Christopher, and his daughter, Toni — took to the stage at Staples Heart after their dad had been awarded the Grammy for Finest Rock Efficiency for his tune, “When Dangerous Does Good” … his third Grammy win ever.
Christopher spoke first, studying from an announcement that learn partly … “I by no means thought we might be standing right here with out my dad. I am positive he could be proud and honored. He was identified for a lot of issues. He was a rock icon, the godfather of grunge and the creator of a motion.”
Christopher added … “Whereas he touched the hearts of hundreds of thousands, most significantly he’s identified for to us is for being the best father in our ear.”
His sister completed up the speech, saying … “His voice was his imaginative and prescient and his music was his peace,” including … “That is for you daddy and we love you a lot.” Chris’ household walked the purple carpet collectively earlier than the present, and placed on a united entrance for the cameras.
TMZ broke the story … Chris was discovered useless in Detroit in 2017. A coroner dominated his dying as a suicide by hanging.
He was 52.