Anne Murray (Canadian pop/country singer)

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Legal name: Morna Anne Murray


Morna Anne Murray CC ONS (born June 20, 1945), known professionally as Anne Murray, is a Canadian singer in pop, country, and adult contemporary music whose albums have sold over 54 million copies worldwide as of 2012.

Murray was the first Canadian female solo singer to reach No. 1 on the U.S. charts, and also the first to earn a Gold record for one of her signature songs, "Snowbird" (1970). She is often cited as the one who paved the way for other international Canadian success stories such as k.d. lang, Céline Dion and Shania Twain. She is also the first woman and the first Canadian to win "Album of the Year" at the 1984 Country Music Association Awards for her Gold-plus 1983 album A Little Good News.

Murray has received four Grammys, a record 24 Junos, three American Music Awards, three Country Music Association Awards, and three Canadian Country Music Association Awards. She has been inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, the Juno Hall of Fame, and The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame., She is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame Walkway of Stars in Nashville, and has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles and on Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto.

In 2011, Billboard ranked her 10th on their list of the 50 Biggest Adult Contemporary Artists Ever.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1968 What About Me? / Both Sides Now Anne Murray 3
1969 This Way Is My Way Anne Murray 2
1970 Honey, Wheat & Laughter Anne Murray 1
1971 Anne Murray / Glen Campbell Anne Murray & Glen Campbell 1
1971 Straight, Clean & Simple Anne Murray 1
1971 Talk It Over In The Morning Anne Murray 1
1972 Annie Anne Murray 1
1973 Danny's Song Anne Murray 2
1974 Highly Prized Possession Anne Murray 1
1974 Love Song Anne Murray 2
1975 Together Anne Murray 1
1976 Keeping in Touch Anne Murray 1
1978 Let's Keep It That Way Anne Murray 1
1979 I'll Always Love You Anne Murray 1
1979 New Kind of Feeling Anne Murray 1
1980 Somebody's Waiting Anne Murray 1
1981 Christmas Wishes Anne Murray 5 2
1981 Were Do You Go When You Dream Anne Murray 1
1982 The Hottest Night Of The Year Anne Murray 1
1983 A Little Good News Anne Murray 1
1984 Heart Over Mind Anne Murray 1
1986 Something to Talk About Anne Murray 2
1987 Harmony Anne Murray 1
1988 Songs of the Heart Anne Murray 1
1988 As I Am Anne Murray 1
1988 Christmas Anne Murray 1
1990 You Will Anne Murray 1
1993 Croonin' Anne Murray 1
1993 The Season Will Never Grow Old Anne Murray 1
1995 My Christmas Favorites Anne Murray 1
1996 Anne Murray Anne Murray 2
1999 What a Wonderful World Anne Murray 5 2
2001 What a Wonderful Christmas Anne Murray 1
2001 There's a Hippo in My Tub Anne Murray 2
2002 Country Croonin' Anne Murray 1
2004 I'll Be Seeing You Anne Murray 2
2008 Duets: Friends & Legends Anne Murray 1
2008 Anne Murray's Christmas Album Anne Murray 2 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1970 Snowbird Anne Murray 1
1974 Country Anne Murray 1
1980 Anne Murray's Greatest Hits Anne Murray 5 2
1987 Country Hits Anne Murray 1
1989 Greatest Hits Volume II Anne Murray 1
1990 From Springhill to the World Anne Murray 1
1990 Her Greatest Hits and Finest Performances Anne Murray 1
1990 Special Collection Anne Murray 1
1992 Love Songs Anne Murray 2
1992 Fifteen of the Best Anne Murray 2
1994 Best of the Season Anne Murray 1
1994 Now & Forever Anne Murray 1

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