"The thing I always default to is that I'll always be here to write songs."

  • Born Alanis Nadine Morissette June 1, 1974, in Ottawa, Ontario
  • The Canadian singer/songwriter broke through with her third studio album, 1995's Jagged Little Pill. The album peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and featured the hits "You Oughta Know," "Hand In My Pocket" and "Ironic."
  • At the 38th GRAMMY Awards, Morissette won her first career awards for Album Of The Year and Best Rock Album (Jagged Little Pill) and Best Female Rock Performance and Best Rock Song ("You Oughta Know"). That same year, she performed "You Oughta Know" for her GRAMMY stage debut.
  • Morissette was among the performers at the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Bob Dylan. The annual gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.  
  • She has supported charities such as Relationships First, Attachment Parenting International, P.S. Arts, and the National Eating Disorder Association.

Alanis Morissette

"The thing I always default to is that I'll always be here to write songs."

  • Born Alanis Nadine Morissette June 1, 1974, in Ottawa, Ontario
  • The Canadian singer/songwriter broke through with her third studio album, 1995's Jagged Little Pill. The album peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and featured the hits "You Oughta Know," "Hand In My Pocket" and "Ironic."
  • At the 38th GRAMMY Awards, Morissette won her first career awards for Album Of The Year and Best Rock Album (Jagged Little Pill) and Best Female Rock Performance and Best Rock Song ("You Oughta Know"). That same year, she performed "You Oughta Know" for her GRAMMY stage debut.
  • Morissette was among the performers at the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Bob Dylan. The annual gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.  
  • She has supported charities such as Relationships First, Attachment Parenting International, P.S. Arts, and the National Eating Disorder Association.

GRAMMY Award Results for Alanis Morissette

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Nominations
Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
So Pure (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Thank U (Track)
 
Wins
Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
Uninvited
Best Rock Song
Uninvited
Nominations
Best Song Written For A Motion Picture Or For Television
Uninvited (From City Of Angels) (Track)
 
Wins
Best Long Form Music Video
Jagged Little Pill - Live
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Ironic (Track)
Best Music Video, Short Form
Ironic (Video)
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
Jagged Little Pill
Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
You Oughta Know
Best Rock Song
You Oughta Know
Best Rock Album
Jagged Little Pill
Nominations
Song Of The Year
You Oughta Know (Track)
Best New Artist

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