Alanis Morissette

Alternative rock, Celebrity

1974 –

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Who is Alanis Morissette?

Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. Morissette began her career in Canada, and as a teenager recorded two dance-pop albums, Alanis and Now Is the Time, under MCA Records Canada. Her first international album was the rock-influenced Jagged Little Pill, released in 1995. Jagged has sold more than 33 million units globally. Her following album, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, was released in 1998. Morissette took up producing duties for her subsequent albums, which include Under Rug Swept, So-Called Chaos and Flavors of Entanglement. Her eighth studio album, Havoc and Bright Lights, was released on August 28, 2012. Morissette has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide. Morissette is also known for her powerful and emotive mezzo-soprano voice. She has been dubbed as the "Queen of alt-rock angst".

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Born
Jun 1, 1974
Ottawa
Also known as
  • Alanis Nadine Morissette
  • alanis_morissette
  • Alanis Morrisette
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Buddhism
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Glebe Collegiate Institute
Lived in
  • Ottawa

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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