TORONTO — This year marks the 20th anniversary of Alanis Morissette’s breakthrough album Jagged Little Pill — and the Ottawa native is kicking it off with an induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Morissette, 40, will be receive the honour at the 44th JUNO Awards on March 15 in Hamilton, Ont.
“It is an honour to be honoured by my home country that I adore so much,” Morissette said in a release on Tuesday.
The singer-songwriter released pop albums in 1991 and 1992 before moving to Los Angeles and collaborating with Glen Ballard on the songs that would end up on Jagged Little Pill.
The album sold more than 33 million copies and earned Morissette five Grammy Awards on the strength of singles like “You Oughta Know,” “Ironic” and “Hands in My Pocket.”
It was in Hamilton, in fact, where Morissette won five JUNO Awards in 1996. She has eight others.
Morissette has not released a studio album since 2012’s Havoc and Bright Lights. She married Mario Treadway in early 2010 and the couple welcomed son Ever on Christmas Day of that year.
Previous inductees to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame include Anne Murray, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Neil Young and Shania Twain.