Canadian country music star Morna Anne Murray, better known by her professional name Anne Murray (or by Annie to friends and family,) made quite the name for herself during her active years as a musician. With countless awards and honors decorating her illustrious career, she is one of the most iconic country music trailblazers to date. Canadian country music icon Anne took the music world by storm from the late 1960’s to the early 2000’s. During her career, she has sold over 55 million copies of her albums worldwide. On top of that astounding achievement, she won “Album of the Year” at the 1984 Country Music Association awards, received 4 Grammys, 24 Junos, three Country Music Association awards, and three Canadian Country Music Association awards. She is also member of a whopping SEVEN different music Hall of Fames.
Anne Murray Facts
Enjoy these five lesser-known Murray facts below!
1. Before starting her music career, she was a high school P.E. teacher.2. Anne was featured on one of four 52 cent Canadian commemorative postage stamps honoring Canadian recording artists.
7. Albums and Songs – She released 32 studio albums and 15 compilation albums. Her albums have sold over 55 million copies worldwide during her 40 year career.
8. Awards – 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.
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