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Chris Cornell’s daughter pays tribute to father singing Hallelujah

Written by Samia Mughal

Chris Cornell’s daughter performs a tribute to her late father and Chester Bennington

This Friday Toni Cornell, the daughter of late Soundgarden rocker Chris Cornell, paid a touching homage to her daddy and late Linkin Park front man Chester Bennington.

Toni Cornell is as little as 12, she appeared on “Good Morning America” and was totally comfortable as she chanted Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” in front of a live audience with OneRepublic.

Linkin Park, in the beginning, was supposed to come live on Friday, however, the band canceled their trip and show days after Bennington pass away. Instead, OneRepublic filled in. Linkin Park was arranged to carry out at Central Park at the moment as a share of the “GMA” Summer Concert series, earlier Bennington’s deceased. OneRepublic did a long way around from their continuing countrywide trip to join “GMA” in place of Linkin Park, and party the inheritance of Bennington and Chris Cornell. According to OneRepublic, it was integrity to pay homage to their treasured associates.

OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder claimed “This is just an honor to be here,” on “Good Morning America.” Tedder was a very dear friend with Chris Cornell, he thoughts, “I was lucky enough to write and produce with Cornell, and get to know him and his family over the years. He was even in one of our videos.”

Toni Cornell believed of singing with OneRepublic, “It’s an honor to perform this for my dad and for Chester and to sing for them.”

The track selection was mainly expressive since Bennington sang “Hallelujah” at Chris Cornell’s funeral in May.

Chris Cornell and Bennington had been pals for many decades, on tour and carrying out collected many times in the mid-2000. On July 20 Bennington deceased, the similar day that would have been Cornell’s 53rd birthdate.

Bennington’s demise was scrutinizing as a suicide, as of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. In this May, Chris Cornell took away his own life, as of the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s office.

 “Chester sang this at Chris Cornell’ burial, and this is debatably one of the greatest songs written in the last 50 years,” OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder said of the song “Hallelujah.” “It’s a very special song to us, and I think to most people and especially to Toni Cornell as well.”

In the Bennington’s demise, Linkin Park declared on the website for their donations group, “Music for Relief” that all charity would now be heading for the One More Light Reserve in the integrity of Bennington.

In 2012, Chris Cornell and his wife established the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation with the task of guarding the susceptible children together with those who are poor, in adoptive care, or fatalities of exploitation and lack of care. Numerous fans who are quietly winding from his demise are rejoicing his life by supporting his charitable efforts.

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Samia Mughal

Samia is a freelance writer, beside writing she is a post graduate of Mgt Science. She is passionate about reading/writing ,Makeup, music ,painting & every other art that exists. She loves to debate on different topics.