Toni Cornell

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BornSeptember 18, 2004
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Occupation
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Musician
Parent(s)
  • Chris Cornell
  • Vicky Karayiannis

Toni Cornell (September 18, 2004) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and the daughter of late musician Chris Cornell. [1]

Early Life

Toni Cornell was born on September 18, 2004 to parents Vicky Karayiannis and Chris Cornell [2]

Musical Career

Toni released her first single titled “Far Away Places," produced and recorded by her father, Chris Cornell, at their home studio in Miami, Florida in February 2017, three months before he died by suicide at age 52. [1] She appeared later that year on Good Morning America to sing Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” with OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder to pay homage to her late father and his close friend Chester Bennington. [3] On Father's Day of 2018, Toni released a duet cover of Prince (musician) "Nothing Compares 2 U" featuring Chris Cornell. [4] She then donated $20,000 of the proceeds from the song to International Rescue Committee in March of 2020. [5] In January of 2019, at her father's tribute show, Toni sang a cover of Bob Marley and the Wailers discography" alongside Ziggy Marley. [6] This was a song she had originally performed with her late father in 2015 at the Beacon Theatre (New York City) in New York City at the age of eleven. [7] On April 19, 2020 Toni performed a cover of "Hunger Strike" by Temple of the Dog for a COVID-19 pandemic relief fundraiser live-stream on LiveXLive. [8]

Discography

As a solo artist, Tori Cornell has released two singles. [1][4]

Solo Releases

  • "Nothing Compares 2 U" (2018) [4]
  • "Far Away Places" (2019) [1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kreps, Daniel; Kreps, Daniel (2019-09-19). "Hear Toni Cornell's New Song 'Far Away Places' Produced by Chris Cornell". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  2. "Toni Cornell Honors Dad Chris Cornell on Father's Day in Studio Tour: He Was 'My Best Friend'". Billboard. 2020-06-21. Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  3. News, A. B. C. "Chris Cornell's daughter, 12, performs tribute to her late father and Chester Bennington". ABC News. Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Kreps, Daniel; Kreps, Daniel (2018-06-17). "Hear Chris Cornell, Daughter Toni Duet on Prince's 'Nothing Compares 2 U'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  5. "Chris Cornell's Daughter Donates $20,000 to Charity From Nothing Compares 2 U Cover". Kerrang!. Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  6. "Chris Cornell's Daughter Sang 'Redemption Song' At His Tribute Show". UPROXX. 2019-01-17. Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  7. May 2017, Christopher Scapelliti 19. "Watch Chris Cornell and His Daughter Sing "Redemption Song"". guitarworld. Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  8. "Chris Cornell's daughter Toni performs Temple of the Dog's "Hunger Strike": Watch". Consequence of Sound. 2020-04-20. Retrieved 2020-07-30.

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