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Timeline : Alanis Morissette

June 1, 1974

Alanis Morissette is born, along with twin brother Wade, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

May 26, 1994

Alanis Morissette and her producer Glen Ballard write "Ironic" for her forthcoming breakthrough album Jagged Little Pill.

October 28, 1995

Alanis Morissette makes her first appearance on Saturday Night Live, singing "Hand In My Pocket" and "All I Really Want."

October 7, 1995

Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill reaches the top of the US albums chart in its 15th week, giving the Maverick label, founded by Madonna, its first #1. Morissette is the fourth female artist to have a debut album reach #1 in the 1990s, following Paula Abdul, Mariah Carey and Toni Braxton.More

February 28, 1996

22-year-old Alanis Morissette becomes the youngest artist to win the Grammy for Album of the Year when Jagged Little Pill takes the prize. She holds the record until 2010, when 20-year-old Taylor Swift nabs the title with Fearless.

November 3, 1998

In one of the last years for major album sales, several highly anticipated releases are issued, including Alanis Morissette's Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie (the followup to Jagged Little Pill), Beck's Mutations, Celine Dion's These Are Special Times, U2's Greatest Hits set, and John Lennon's boxed set.

November 12, 1999

Kevin Smith's fantasy comedy Dogma premieres, featuring Alanis Morissette as God. She also performs the song "Still" for the movie's soundtrack.

April 1, 2007

Proving she understands irony just fine, Alanis Morissette transforms the Black Eyed Peas' booty anthem "My Humps" into a mournful piano ballad for April Fools' Day. The accompanying music video debuts on YouTube and becomes a viral sensation, garnering millions of views.More

July 6, 2009

Alanis Morissette begins an eight-episode stint on the Showtime drama Weeds, playing obstetrician Audra Kitson.

May 22, 2010

Alanis Morissette marries the rapper Souleye (Mario Treadway). They have their first child seven months later.

December 25, 2010

Alanis Morissette gives birth to her first child, a son named Ever Imre. Morissette married the baby's father, rapper Mario "Souleye" Treadway, earlier in the year.

January 16, 2016

Alanis Morissette debuts her advice column for The Guardian, answering a plight from a woman on the brink of an emotional affair.

June 23, 2016

Alanis Morissette and husband Mario "Souleye" Treadway welcome their second child, a daughter named Onyx Solace.

May 5, 2018

The musical Jagged Little Pill, based on Alanis Morissette's 1995 album of the same name, debuts at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts.More

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