HAMILTON, ONT (CelebrityAccess) — The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced that they have selected Alanis Morissette as the 2015 inductee for the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
“Alanis forged a new path for women in music when she released Jagged Little Pill in 1995 and became one of the most influential singer-songwriter-musicians in contemporary music,” added Allan Reid, President & CEO, CARAS/The JUNO Awards. “Her induction to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame is more than deserving. We are incredibly proud to be honouring her long history of accomplishments and celebrating her one of a kind voice at the 2015 JUNO Awards.”
Morissette, who won her first JUNO at 17, first rose to international fame with her 1995 smash album "Jagged Little Pill," which sold more than 30 million units worldwide. JLP won five JUNOs for Morissette in 1996, including Album of the Year, Single of the Year (“You Oughta Know”), Female Vocalist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Best Rock Album. At the 1996 Grammy Awards, she won Best Female Rock Vocal Performance, Best Rock Song (both for “You Oughta Know”), Best Rock Album and Album of the Year.
Over the course of her career,s he's sold mroe than 60 albums and won more than 25 awards, including 13 JUNO Awards, seven Grammy Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, two American Music Awards and the UN Global Tolerance Award.
The induction will take place at the 44th annual JUNO Awards on March 15 at the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario. – Staff Writers