The pipes behind such hit songs as "Constant Craving" and "Miss Chatelaine" is being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame during the Juno Awards this April.
K.D. Lang, who was born in Edmonton, is both a multiple Juno and Grammy winner, releasing a number of studio albums since her first, "A Truly Western Experience," back in 1984, and contributing to a number of soundtracks as well as compilation albums. After almost three decades in the biz, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced that they would honour 51-year-old lang on April 21st at a gala for the Juno Awards.
"To be included in the lineage of Canadian artists who have formed my musical DNA and who remain my mentors, is beyond humbling. I am deeply honoured," lang said in a statement as reported by Global News.
lang's latest two projects were a greatest hits album in 2010 and then the release of a country album in 2011 called "Sing It Loud," which she followed up with a North American tour that same year.
Other Canadian acts that have been inducted into the Music Hall of Fame include Anne Murray, Blue Rodeo, Leonard Cohen, and Shania Twain.
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