With sales of over 60 million albums worldwide, Alanis Morissette is one of the most influential singer-songwriter-musicians in contemporary music. Her deeply expressive music and performances have earned vast critical praise, 14 Canadian Juno Awards, 7 Grammy® Awards (with an additional 14 nominations), a Golden Globe nomination, and in 2015, was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Alanis has acted on the big and small screen with roles in “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Dogma,” “Sex and the City,” “Weeds,” “Up All Night,” and has appeared as a celebrity guest mentor on “The Voice.”
Outside of entertainment, Alanis is a dedicated advocate of female empowerment, spiritual, psychological, and physical wellness, and the advancement of children’s education. She contributes her writing to a variety of forums (most recently her weekly column in one of the world’s leading news outlets The Guardian), leads workshops, and participates in keynote speaking engagements worldwide.
Her podcast, “Conversation with Alanis Morissette,” features conversations with different highly reputable teachers, authors, and leaders from different philosophies and of varied psychological, spiritual, neurobiological, and developmental models and backgrounds, all with an eye toward healing and wholeness and recovery. Through her editorial website at Alanis.com, Alanis explores relationships, health and wellness, art, spirituality and the feminine movement as well as offering a variety of resources and recommendations.
As an activist, Alanis was awarded a UN Global-Tolerance award. She donates her time to causes that help raise awareness and funding on a number of issues, including Equality Now, Music for Relief, the “Every Mother Counts” CD, and P.S. Arts in California.
In addition to music and teaching, Alanis is working on her first book.