The music world misplaced Chris Cornell in May 2017, however the legendary musician's reminiscence lived on on the 2019 Grammy Awards.
Up for finest rock efficiency, Cornell’s “When Bad Does Good” was introduced because the winner at present (Feb. 10) through the L.A. ceremony previous to the Grammys’ televised phase. There to simply accept the award have been his 14-year outdated daughter Toni and his 13-year outdated son Christopher.
“It was very tough as a result of, clearly, we miss him a lot and we noticed him work on this so laborious — he was at all times engaged on it music [because] it was his ardour," Toni informed reporters backstage. "It was actually unhappy in a option to really feel like he couldn’t be there himself to simply accept it for one thing that he was so pleased with and labored so laborious on.”
Cornell's widow, Vicky Cornell, was additionally current on the ceremony.
This marks the Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman’s third Grammy win: again in 1994, Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" gained finest laborious rock efficiency and "Spoonman" gained finest metallic efficiency.
“When Bad Does Good” was one among quite a few previously-unreleased songs included in a four-disc posthumous boxset, titled merely Chris Cornell and launched final 12 months.