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Alter Ego promotional photo

Grimes, Alanis Morissette, and will serve as judges on the upcoming reality singing series Alter Ego, Fox announced Friday.

A spin on The Masked Singer concept — where celebrities perform wearing ostentatious costumes to hide their identity — Alter Ego will feature unknown singers performing as their “dream avatar” thanks to motion capture and visual effects technology, The Hollywood Reporter writes.

Nick Lachey will also be on the series’ judging panel, with Rosci Diaz set to host when Alter Ego premieres this fall in a Wednesday programming block alongside The Masked SingerAlter Ego marks the first reality singing competition appearance for Grimes, whose interests and music often intersect with futuristic things like AI technology and NFTs.

Alter Ego merges talent and technology to revolutionize the singing competition show in only a way Fox can do,” Rob Wade, Fox’s president of alternative entertainment and specials, said in a statement. “We are so excited to bring the fantastic, Alanis, Grimes, Nick, and Rocsi together as they search for the next big singing star, allowing incredible vocalists a chance to realize their dreams and perform like never before.”

In her post on Instagram, Alanis writes:

super excited & grateful to join the world’s first avatar singing competition series as a judge/supporter alongside @grimes, @NickLachey and @iamwill! 🎶🎶🎤 @AlterEgoOnFox premieres this fall on @FOXTV 📺🙌 #AlterEgo #thepeoplebehindthealterego #thatswhoiwanttomeet ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🔥💥🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯

In an newsletter update sent out this morning, Alanis issues on updated schedule for the JLP25 tour after its postponement in 2020. There are some new dates added, though unfortunately the Toronto show has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.

the Jagged Little Pill 25th anniversary tour with garbage and liz phair is coming to the US this summer & to the UK/europe this fall with liz phair ✨✨

we moved some shows around (salt lake city, portland, seattle, concord, phoenix, birmingham, manchester, london. dublin), we added some shows in new cities (kansas city, denver, san diego, las vegas, leeds, glasgow), AND we added a second night in los angeles and london 🙌🏼 🙌🏼

tickets to all of the new shows go on sale this friday, june 4th, at 10am local time. mailing list pre-sale for all (except London) starts on June 3 at 10am local time. The code will be emailed ahead of the pre-sale.

sweet toronto, canada… i’m gutted to share that we have to cancel the show. we’re just not able to make it over there at this time, but i’ll be back soon.

for those of you in australia, new zealand and the philippines, unfortunately due to covid travel restrictions, these shows have been postponed until november 2022. hold onto your tickets, we’re coming for you!

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Today is a very special day, as Alanis Morissette is celebrating her forty-seventh birthday! Be sure to drop her social media pages to wish her a happy birthday!

Writing on her official website, Alanis says:

today is mental health action day… i’m sharing a song entitled “rest” written specifically about those of us who struggle with depression and anxiety, isolation, suicidal ideation and the profound despair that mental illness can plunge us into. go to to learn how you can help support yourself and others today & every day.

Jagged Little Pill wins Grammy Award

Amazing and exciting news in regards to the Jagged Little Pill musical as it won Best Musical Theatre Album at the Grammy Awards last night. Per Broadway News:

“Jagged Little Pill” won the 2021 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.

The album was up against “American Utopia,” the Off-Broadway cast recordings of “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Soft Power” and the West End cast recordings of “Amélie” and “Prince of Egypt.” The Grammy win was announced Sunday afternoon.

Kathryn Gallagher, Celia Rose Gooding, Lauren Patten and Elizabeth Stanley are principal soloists on the album.

“Jagged Little Pill” is also in consideration for 15 Tony Awards. Voting ends Monday. A date has not yet been announced for the ceremony.

Sorry for the delay on posting this, but for those who were unaware, Alanis has released a companion remix EP for the Such Pretty Forks in the Road album, titled Such Pretty Forks in the Mix!

From her official website:
celebrating womxn today & every day…

love these remixes so much! the such pretty forks in the mix ep is out now – enjoy the new light + love and magic from these ridiculously talented womxn (lauren faith, muna, girlpool, muhsinah, eris drew & mndr).

released in collaboration with he.she.they, a portion of proceeds from the ep go to safe place international to support lgbt refugees in turkey & greece.

Awesome news for Alanis, Diablo Cody, and the cast & crew of Jagged Little Pill: The Musical as the Tony Awards announced their nominations today, and the show leads with 15 nominations!