k.d. lang to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences will celebrate Edmonton-native's career with a tribute during the award ceremony.
"To be included in the lineage of Canadian artists who have formed my musical DNA and who remain my mentors, is beyond humbling," she tweeted on Tuesday (February 12). "I am deeply honoured to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Over the past 25 years, Lang has won eight Junos and four Grammys including one in 1988 for her duet "Crying" with Roy Orbison. She has released 13 studio albums spanning several genres, including country, pop, torch ballads and bossa nova. In 2010, she returned to her country roots on the LP Sing It Loud.Previous inductees into the Hall of Fame have included Shania Twain, Blue Rodeo, Daniel Lanois, Anne Murray, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Oscar Petersen and Leonard Cohen.
The 2013 Juno Awards will take place on April 21 at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan.
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