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Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette is a Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress famous for her emotive voice and confessional lyrics.

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Alanis Morissette is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist famous for her emotive mezzo-soprano voice. Her breakthrough 1995 album, Jagged Little Pill, is one of the best-selling albums of all time and helped to solidify her place in music history. She has won 16 Juno Awards and 7 Grammy Awards.

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1974</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Alanis Morissette is Born</div><div class='timeline-text'>On June 1, 1974, Alanis Morissette was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1991</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"Too Hot" is Released</div><div class='timeline-text'>Morissette released her debut album "Too Hot" which gained moderate success in Canada.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1995</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"Jagged Little Pill" is Released</div><div class='timeline-text'>Morissette's third studio album "Jagged Little Pill" was released and achieved international success.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1996</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Wins 4 Grammy Awards</div><div class='timeline-text'>Morissette won four Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album, Album of the Year, Best Female Rock Vocal Performance and Best Rock Song.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"So Called Chaos" is Released</div><div class='timeline-text'>Morissette released her sixth studio album "So Called Chaos" which peaked at number 15 on the Billboard 200.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2012</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Huskies Stadium Performance</div><div class='timeline-text'>Morissette performed at the Huskies Stadium in Seattle, Washington in support of her greatest hits album "Collection."</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Releases Ninth Studio Album</div><div class='timeline-text'>Morissette released her ninth studio album "Such Pretty Forks in the Road" which debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200.</div></div></div>

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>First Canadian Artist to have a Number One Album</h3><p class='facts-text'>Alanis Morissette was the first Canadian artist to have a number one album on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart with her 1995 release Jagged Little Pill.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Won 8 Grammy Awards</h3><p class='facts-text'>Morissette has won eight Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for Jagged Little Pill and Best Rock Song for "You Oughta Know".</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Fluent in French and English</h3><p class='facts-text'>Morissette is fluent in both English and French, and has recorded songs in both languages.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Appeared on Sesame Street</h3><p class='facts-text'>In 2000, Alanis Morissette made a guest appearance on the long running children's show Sesame Street.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>First Artist to Hold Three Main Singles Simultaneously</h3><p class='facts-text'>In 1996, Alanis Morissette became the first artist ever to hold the top three spots on the U.S. Modern Rock Tracks chart simultaneously with her singles "You Learn", "Head Over Feet", and "Ironic".</p></div></div>

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Alanis Morissette is a Canadian rock singer and songwriter born on June 1, 1974. She is currently 49 years old. She is best known for her 1995 album "Jagged Little Pill" and the powerful hit singles it spawned, such as "Ironic," "You Oughta Know," and "Hand In My Pocket."