Hallelujah for K.D. Lang!

k.d. lang in concert, Photo by EyeLine-Imagery (Sean Connors), Flickr

k.d. lang in concert,
Photo by EyeLine-Imagery (Sean Connors), Flickr

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun and CBC Radio One

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There is an award party on April 23, 2013.
The party is in Regina, Saskatchewan.
This party is called the Juno Awards.
The Junos are Canadian music awards.
On this night, a famous Canadian singer will be there. Her name is “k.d. lang”.


Kathryn Dawn Lang, (k.d.lang)
Lang was born in Edmonton, Alberta in 1961.  She is a singer.
She sings pop music.  She sings country music.
She writes songs, too.

Awards
Lang has won eight awards for her music.
She won four awards in Canada.
She won four awards in the U.S.
Famous people sing with her.
Roy Orbison sang “Crying” with her in 1988.
They got an award for this song.

k.d. lang — “Absolute Torch and Twang” album cover Photo by I'm Heavy Duty! (Tracy Sigler), Flickr

k.d. lang — “Absolute Torch and Twang” album cover
Photo by I’m Heavy Duty! (Tracy Sigler), Flickr

The Canadian Music Hall of Fame
Famous singers belong to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
On April 13, k.d. lang will also  belong to the Hall of Fame.

Hallelujah!
Lang sang Leonard Cohen’s song, “Hallelujah!” at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
Cohen belongs to the Hall of Fame, too.

To see other Canadian singers in the Hall of Fame, click on the slideshow on our blog.


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2 thoughts on “Hallelujah for K.D. Lang!

  1. I heard the song at my daughters’ choir concert.It is so nice and beautiful song.I did not know the singer.It is good to have new information.Maybe I would stump my daughters!

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