Sarah McLachlanInducted in 2017
With over 30 years in the recording industry, Sarah McLachlan is a multi-platinum singer and songwriter best known for her intimate vocals and relatable lyrics. Canadian-born, this GRAMMY and JUNO Award-winning artist has sold over 40 million albums throughout her career.
McLachlan was instantly drawn to music as a child and honed her skills by studying voice, classical piano and guitar. At just 17 years old, McLachlan was discovered by Nettwerk Records while heading a New Wave band. With her reluctant parents asking her to focus on school, she waited two years before signing with Nettwerk. With a deal in place, McLachlan packed her bags, moved to Vancouver and began writing music for her first album, Touch, which was released in 1989.