It ended on time apparently and Alanis Morissette was was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame twenty years after the release of ‘Jagged Little Pill’. Her acceptance response included , “As a country we are very socially considerate and politically aware. It’s the only country in the world where it’s a rite of passage to spend a year or two before college and travel the world.”
Still, she doesn’t understand why ‘Jagged Little Pill’ resonated with people the way it did. “I happened to be on the crest of a wave that was already happening, I just grabbed my surfboard and went for it.”
More select Juno winners tonight in Hamilton, Canada:
Juno fan choice award: Michael Buble.
Album of the year: Popular Problems, Leonard Cohen.
Rock album of the year: High Noon, Arkells.
Group of the year: Arkells.
International album of the year: In the Lonely Hour, Sam Smith. (special thanks to Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne. Not really. Really.
Breakthrough artist of the year: Kiesza.
And Artist of the year: The Weeknd. (that’s not a typo). He’s 25ish from Toronto and he ‘earned it’
Here’s what I mean: