with Joe Cortese

This is the Perfect Way to Celebrate Alanis Morissette’s 50th Birthday!

Alanis Morissette is celebrating a birthday today!

One of our very favorite female rockers has turned the big 5-0!

Here are 10 fast facts about Alanis:

  • She was born in Ontario, Canada
  • She was on the show “You Can’t Do That On Television” for five episodes
  • Rolling Stone once referred to her as the “Queen of Alt-Rock Angst”
  • She has seven Grammy Awards
  • Eight of her songs reached the Top 40
  • “You Oughta Know” is on Rolling Stone’s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”
  • She has denied the song is about her former boyfriend, Dave Coulier, of “Full House” fame
  • She’s been married to her husband for 14 years
  • She has three children
  • She was once engaged to actor Ryan Reynolds

Morissette is also about to kick off her Triple Moon Tour this summer with special guests Joan Jett and Morgan Wade! In honor of the tour, she shared this mashup of “Hate Myself for Loving You” and “You Oughta Know.” It’s completely awesome and it’s the perfect way to celebrate Alanis and her contributions to music!

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