Alanis Morissette Biography

Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian and 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".

Powered by Wikipedia

Read More

back to top

Alanis Morissette Tickets

Alanis Morissette tickets aren't on sale currently. Why not subscribe to the Alanis Morissette Tickets RSS feed to be first in line when Alanis Morissette gig tickets are available?

back to top

Alanis Morissette News

Alanis Morissette in a legal row over alleged dog kidnap

Alanis Morissette embroiled in a legal row over alleged dog kidnap

Singer claims her housekeeper and dog owner stole her pet

  • Apr 4, 2014

Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' to become Broadway musical

A workshop version of the project will run in New York in 2014

  • Nov 8, 2013

Alanis Morissette's music drives Florida man to bloody violence

Man attacks boyfriend over his love for Canadian singer

  • Oct 18, 2012

Alanis Morissette covers Green Day's 'Basket Case' – watch

The singer performed the song as a tribute to Billie Joe Armstrong who is currently in rehab

  • Sep 28, 2012

Alanis Morissette announces November UK arena tour – ticket details

Singer will tour in support of new album ' Havoc And Bright Lights'

  • Aug 29, 2012

More Alanis Morissette News

back to top

Alanis Morissette Music Videos

Uninvited Play Video

Uninvited

Watch the official Uninvited video by Alanis Morissette in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Head Over Feet Play Video

Head Over Feet

Watch the official Head Over Feet video by Alanis Morissette in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Guardian Play Video

Guardian

Watch the official Guardian video by Alanis Morissette in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

You Oughta Know Play Video

You Oughta Know

Watch the official You Oughta Know video by Alanis Morissette in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Not As We (video) Play Video

Not As We (video)

Watch the official Not As We (video) video by Alanis Morissette in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

View more Alanis Morissette music videos

back to top

Alanis Morissette Reviews

Alanis Morissette - 'Guardian'

Alanis Morissette - 'Guardian'

Try as she may Morissette just can't replicate her classics of the 90's

  • Aug 31, 2012

Alanis Morissette - 'Havoc And Bright Lights'

Sounds like a total affront to womankind

  • Aug 24, 2012

Morissette, Alanis : Under Rug Swept

Earnest but rubbish...

  • Feb 26, 2002

Morissette, Alanis : Hands Clean

A tolerable enough tune...

  • Feb 12, 2002

Alanis Morrisette : Brussels Anciennce Belgique

Miss Former Infatuation Junkie returns, best mates with Tricky and still whining...

  • Jun 8, 2001

More Alanis Morissette Reviews

back to top

Like Alanis Morissette? You might also like...

 
Powered by Last.fm

Artist/Album artwork images hosted by Last.fm. For copyright enquiries please see here.

 
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
 

 
Most Read News
Popular This Week
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today