Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian-American singer, songwriter, musician, and actress. she moved to Holmby Hills, Los Angeles. In 1995 and released Jagged Little Pill, which sold more than 33 million copies globally and is her most critically acclaimed work to date. This was made into a rock musical of the same name in 2017, which earned 15 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical.
Morissette has sold more than 75 million records worldwide and has been dubbed the "Queen of Alt-Rock Angst" by Rolling Stone.
Morissette's popularity grew significantly in Canada, where the album was certified twelve times platinum.Maverick Records released Jagged Little Pill internationally in 1995. Her most famous album amongst a whole library of others.The album was expected only to sell enough for Morissette to make a follow-up, but the situation improved quickly when KROQ-FM, an influential Los Angeles modern rock radio station, began playing "You Oughta Know", the album's first single.[ The song instantly gained attention for its scathing, explicit lyrics.
Morissette's success with Jagged Little Pill (1995) was credited with opening doors for female singers such as Shakira, Meredith Brooks and, in the early 2000s, Pink, Michelle Branch, and fellow Canadian Avril Lavigne.
Following her tour, Morissette began practicing Iyengar Yoga for balance.
Morissette released the greatest hits album Alanis Morissette: The Collection in late 2005.
On November 20, 2011, Morissette appeared at the American Music Awards. When asked about the new album during a short interview, she said she had recorded 31 songs, and that the album would "likely be out next year, probably in summertime".
On March 16, 2018, Morissette performed a new song called "Ablaze" during her 2018 tour. In October 2018, she revealed on social media that she had written 23 new songs, and hinted at a new album with hashtag "#alanismorissettenewrecord2019", after a six-year hiatus.