Alanis Morissette is Inducted Into the Historic RockWalk

Alanis Morissette RockWalk InducteeGrammy winner Alanis Morissette is the latest musician to be honored with a place on Guitar Center’s RockWalk portion of the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame. Morissette will be officially inducted into the RockWalk at a ceremony to be held on August 21, 2012 at Guitar Center’s Hollywood location.
 
Announcing the honor, Chairman of Guitar Center’s RockWalk Dave Weiderman said, “Alanis Morissette is the perfect example of the type of artist we intend to honor with Guitar Center’s RockWalk. She has made such a lasting impression on the hearts of her fans and on the stylings of fellow musicians that it is high time we recognize her place in music history. Guitar Center is always striving to support and inspire musicians so we are honored to be recognizing such an influential artist.”
 
In order to qualify for inclusion in Guitar Center’s RockWalk, artists must have “made a significant impact and lasting contribution to the growth and evolution of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues and R&B.” Only past honorees are allowed to help select who will join them on the RockWalk. Among those already included on Guitar Center’s RockWalk are Eric Clapton, George Martin, Jimmy Page, Iron Maiden, Carlos Santana, Johnny Cash, Van Halen, AC/DC, Aerosmith, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, B.B. King, Stevie Wonder, Run-D.M.C. and Queen.
 
“I’m honored to be joining the ranks of such an esteemed group of artists,” stated Alanis Morissette. “Guitar Center’s RockWalk is home to some of my own personal musical idols, and to be in that kind of company is truly humbling. I hope I can provide the same type of inspiration to aspiring musicians today.”
 
Source: Guitar Center
 
Posted by Rebecca Murray