Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC OBC (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range. As of 2009 she had sold over 30 million albums worldwide. McLachlan’s best-selling album to date is Surfacing, for which she won two Grammy Awards (out of four nominations) and four Juno Awards. In addition to her personal artistic efforts, she founded the Lilith Fair tour, which showcased female musicians on an unprecedented scale. The Lilith Fair concert tours took place from 1997 to 1999, and resumed in the summer of 2010.
Career and albums
On October 21, 2016, McLachlan released Wonderland, her ninth studio album and second Christmas album. Wonderland contains interpretations of 13 traditional and contemporary holiday classics.
McLachlan performed on NBC’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24 as well as NBC’s annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center special on November 30. She also performed on ABC’s CMA Country Christmas Special on November 28, Live with Kelly! on December 8 and Harry TV on December 16.
On December 9 McLachlan performed on CBS Radio’s WCBS_FM 101.1 Holiday In Brooklyn show featuring live performances by Jimmy Buffet and James Taylor.
McLaclan released the single “The Long Goodbye” in December 2018 and stated she was currently writing for her next studio album.
In January 2019, McLachlan was announced as the host of the Juno Awards of 2019.
In a February 2019 interview McLachlan stated that she is set to debut a new song entitled “Wilderness” during a current stripped down tour. There are at least 15 songs in various stages of production for the next studio album.