Alanis Morissette to be Inducted Into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Award-winning singer-songwriter will be honoured at The 2015 JUNO Awards on Sunday, March 15

TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is pleased to announce Alanis Morissette as the 2015 inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Spanning nearly three decades, Morissette's extraordinary career has produced a string of chart-topping albums and garnered her numerous awards and accolades, including 13 JUNO Awards, seven Grammy Awards and two Golden Globe Award nominations. The singer-songwriter will add yet another achievement when she is honoured during the 44th annual JUNO Awards Broadcast live on CTV and CTV Go, Sunday, March 15 at 7 p.m. ET/8 p.m. AT and at 7 p.m. in all other markets, from the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario.

"It is an honour to be honoured by my home country that I adore so much," says Alanis Morissette.

"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," said 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." 

For more information on Alanis Morissette, visit www.alanis.com.

The Canadian Music Hall of Fame was established in 1978 and recognizes Canadian artists that have attained commercial success while having a positive impact on the Canadian music scene here at home and around the world. Alanis Morissette will join the ranks of Canadian music icons, some of which include Anne Murray, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Blue Rodeo, Bruce Cockburn, Daniel Lanois, Hank Snow, Joni Mitchell, k.d. lang, Leonard Cohen, Neil Young, Oscar Petersen, RUSH and Shania Twain in the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

For the full press release, a complete list of Canadian Music Hall of Fame recipients or to download photos of Alanis Morissette, go to www.junoawards.ca and www.canadianmusichalloffame.ca

The JUNO Awards Twitter handle: @TheJUNOAwards
Alanis Morissette Twitter handle: @Alanis

SOURCE Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences

For further information: on CARAS and the 2015 JUNO Awards, contact: Vanessa Andres, 416-628-5612, vandres@holmespr.com


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