Alanis Morissette to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

More than 20 years after breaking the radio waves with Little shredded pillAlanis Morissette is expected to join the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in September.

“Some albums define a generation, but few albums can transform a generation like Jagged Little Pill did. Alanis is a tour de force who forged her own path in the male-dominated alternative rock landscape of the 90s and her fearless approach to songwriting influenced and empowered a whole generation of songwriters, including Avril Lavigne. , Pink, Katy Perry, Serena Ryder, Beyonce and Olivia Rodrigo to name a few,” says Stan Meissner, President of the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Ryder will be among the performers at the ceremony, scheduled for September 24 at El Mocambo, as will Jessie Reyez and Charlotte Cardin. Other artists will be announced in the coming months.

In all, Morissette has sold over 60 million albums following the success of Jagged Little Pill, her third but most successful album to date. She co-wrote it with producer Glen Ballard and broke record after record, topping the Billboard 200 album chart at a time when it really was a boys club. She won a Grammy for Album of the Year, Best Rock Album, Best Female Rock Vocal Performance and Best Rock Song, following the success with an armful of JUNO awards, including Best Songwriter. Even now, almost 30 years after the album’s release, Morissette is a much in demand performer, with over 500,000 tickets sold for her. Little shredded pill anniversary tour.

Morissette continues to enjoy singing, writing and touring, saying, “Since I was a young child, the one thing I’ve always seen is that I travel around the planet and sing. I’ll do this until people don’t have me, and probably after that.

She’s also expanded her empire: In 2016, she launched “Conversation with Alanis Morissette,” a highly respected and beloved podcast featuring discussions with authors, doctors, therapists, and educators on a variety of topics.

Morissette received her star on Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2005 and will be honored at the September 24 gala before her name is inscribed at the National Music Center in Calgary.

Tickets for the ceremony are now on sale and can be purchased here.

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