Country Stars Remember Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell, Including Zac Brown, Jason Aldean, Chris Janson & More

Country Stars Remember Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell, Including Zac Brown, Jason Aldean, Chris Janson & More

Grunge music pioneer Chris Cornell died Wednesday (May 17) at age 52 from a reported suicide by hanging.

Chris, who was the frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave, was an inspiration to artists from all genres of musics, including country stars like Zac Brown and Jason Aldean, whom Chris collaborated with over the course of his career.

Many country stars remembered Chris on social media today, including Zac Brown, Jason Aldean, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jason Isbell, Charles Kelley and more.

Watch Zac Brown Band and Chris Cornell sing “Heavy Is the Head” on Saturday Night Live.

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Garth Brooks – One of the 5 Honorees for Kennedy Center Honors 2021

Garth Brooks – One of the 5 Honorees for Kennedy Center Honors 2021

Congrats to Garth Brooks — he’s been named as one of the honorees for the 43rd Kennedy Center Honors. Along with Garth, the lifetime achievements of Debbie AllenJoan BaezMidori and Dick Van Dyke will be celebrated. When he learned of the honor, Garth shared, “I’m humble. I’m proud. I’m all the good things.”

The Kennedy Center Honors will air June 6 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

Photo Credit: Becky Fluke