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Chris Cornell wins Grammy posthumously

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Late was given a here for his song "When bad does good" from the eponymous box set released last year. It marks his win.

His children and accepted the award on February 10 night. Cornell's widow also attended the ceremony, like last year, reports

Daughter honoured her father earlier in the day on the red carpet by wearing a shirt with his portrait on it.

Following the win, she told reporters "it was sad he couldn't be there to accept it for something he was so proud of and worked so hard on. At the same time, we're so proud of him. It was bittersweet."

"When bad does good" features lyrics in light of the singer's suicide in May of 2017.

Cornell, a key figure in Seattle's '90s grunge scene, founded in 1984 with Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron, and

The band won two Awards in 1995. performed solo after broke up two years later.

He then joined Audioslave, which included former Rage Against the Machine members Tom Morello, Brad Wilk, and Soundgarden reunited in 2012.

Cornell had struggled with substance abuse at several points during his adult life and admitted in 2009 that he had been in rehab for an addiction to OxyContin.



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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 08:36 IST