Olivia Rodrigo will induct Alanis Morissette into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Olivia Rodrigo will get to pay tribute to one of her musical icons the ultimate sep. 24 when she enters Alanis Morissette into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. As part of the induction, Alessia Cara and JP Saxe will perform some of Morissette’s best-loved songs alongside Ruby Waters.

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“I remember hearing Alanis for the first time when I was about 13. I was sitting in the car with my parents when Sharp little pill come on,” Rodrigo said in a statement about the galvanizing effect of Morissette’s music on her. “I heard ‘Perfect,’ I was like, ‘Oh, my God… Can you write songs like that?’ I just looked at music and songwriting in a completely different way.”

Rodrigo and Morissette first teamed up for the cover Rolling stones The series “Musicians on musicians” in Oct. 2021 and in May of this year, Rodrigo surprised fans at her Sour Tour stop at LA’s Greek Theater by bringing out Alanis for a duet on “You should know.”

Organized by singer/songwriter Marie-Mai, the event will take place at Massey Hall in Toronto and also include induction ceremonies for Bryan Adams, four-time Juno Award-winning songwriter Jim Vallance (Bryan Adams, Aerosmith), songwriter David Foster (Celine Dion), Whitney Houston) and beloved singer/songwriter Daniel Lavoie (“Ils s’aiment”).

Previously announced performers for tonight’s event include: Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger and Ryan Peake, Corey Hart, Jessie Reyez, Charlotte Cardin, Serena Ryder, Deborah Cox, Chicago’s Neil Donell, Pierre Lapointe, Maurice Moore, Bobby Bazini, Clerel, Bruno Pelletier and Marie- Mai, who will also host the Gala broadcast by SiriusXM.

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