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Encyclopedia > Melissa Etheridge
Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge performing live
Background information
Birth name Melissa Lou Etheridge
Born May 29, 1961 (1961-05-29) (age 46)
Origin Leavenworth, Kansas
Genre(s) Rock music
Instrument(s) Guitar, Piano
Years active 1988–present
Label(s) Island Records
Website MelissaEtheridge.com

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Contents

Career

Etheridge has released ten albums since signing her first major recording contract in 1987. Three of them have gone multi-platinum: Melissa Etheridge (1988), Yes I Am (1993) and Your Little Secret (1995). Two others went platinum and two more gold. An album or record album is a collection of related audio or music tracks distributed to the public. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1987 Record labels established in 1987 // January 3 - Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... “Golden record” redirects here. ... Melissa Etheridge is the self-titled debut album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1988 (see 1988 in music). ... See also: Musical groups established in 1988 Record labels established in 1988 // Peter Ruzicka becomes director of the Hamburg State Opera and State Philharmonic Orchestra. ... Yes I Am is the fourth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1993 (see 1993 in music). ... See also: 1993 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1993 Record labels established in 1993 // Date Unknown- Christian Rock label Tooth and Nail Records is formed. ... Your Little Secret is the fifth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... See also: 1995 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1995 Record labels established in 1995 // January 18 - Jerry Garcia wrecks his rented BMW into a guard rail near Mill Valley, California. ...


Etheridge is a Bruce Springsteen fan, and she has covered his songs "Thunder Road" and "Born to Run" during live shows. She is also a fan of the Dave Matthews Band and has expressed interest in collaborating with them. Springsteen redirects here. ... Dave Matthews Band (also known by the initialism DMB) is a United States rock band, originally formed in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 1991 by singer, songwriter, and guitarist Dave Matthews. ...


In October 2004, Melissa Etheridge was diagnosed with breast cancer. At the 2005 Grammy Awards, she made a return to the stage and, although bald from chemotherapy, performed a tribute to Janis Joplin with the song Piece of My Heart. Etheridge was praised for her performance, which was considered one of the highlights of the show. Breast cancer is cancer of breast tissue. ... The 47th Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. ... Chemotherapy is the use of chemical substances to treat disease. ... Janis Lyn Joplin (Born January 19, 1943- October 4, 1970 was an influential singer, songwriter, and music arranger. ... Piece of My Heart is a song written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns and originally recorded by Erma Franklin in 1967. ...


On September 10, 2005, Etheridge participated in ReAct Now: Music & Relief, a telethon in support for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. ReAct Now: Music & Relief, part of an ongoing effort by MTV, VH1, CMT, seeks to raise funds for the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army, and America's Second Harvest. Etheridge introduced a new song specially written for the occasion called "Four Days." The a cappella song included themes and images that were on the news during the aftermath of the hurricane. Other charities she supports include the Dream Foundation and Love Our Children USA. is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 2005 in heavy metal music 2005 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2005 Record labels established in 2005 Albums released in 2005 January 1 - In most of Europe, copyright expired on a number of classic pop and rock-and-roll songs recorded in 1954 and earlier, including... The 2005 Telethon on Seven Perth. ... This article is about the Atlantic hurricane of 2005. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division... Country Music Television, or CMT as it usually called, is an American country music oriented cable television channel. ... A WWII-era poster encouraged American women to volunteer for the Red Cross as part of the war effort. ... Shield of The Salvation Army The Salvation Army is a non-military evangelical Christian organisation. ... Americas Second Harvest--The Nations Food Bank Network--is a nation-wide food bank network of over 200 food banks that serve every county in the United States as well as Puerto Rico. ... This article is about the vocal technique. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ...


On November 15, 2005, Etheridge appeared on the Tonight Show to perform her song "I Run For Life," which references her own fight with breast cancer and her determination to overcome it, as well as encourages other breast cancer survivors and their families. After her performance, Jay Leno told her, "Thanks for being a fighter, kiddo." is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush and current host Jay Leno. ... James Douglas Muir Jay Leno (born April 28, 1950) is an Emmy-winning American comedian who is best known as the current host of NBC televisions long-running variety and talk program The Tonight Show. ...


Etheridge wrote the song "I Need To Wake Up" for the documentary An Inconvenient Truth. The song was released only on the enhanced version of her greatest hits album, The Road Less Traveled.[1][2] I Need to Wake Up is an Academy Award-winning song written for the 2006 documentary film An Inconvenient Truth. ... An Inconvenient Truth is an Academy Award-winning documentary film about climate change, specifically global warming, presented by former United States Vice President Al Gore and directed by Davis Guggenheim. ... Morgan Scott Peck, M.D. (May 22, 1936 – September 25, 2005) was an American psychiatrist and best-selling author. ...


On 7 July 2007 Etheridge performed at Giants Stadium at the American leg of Live Earth. Etheridge performed the songs "Imagine That" and "What Happens Tomorrow" from The Awakening, Etheridge's tenth album, released on September 25, 2007. is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 2007 in British music 2007 in hip hop Musical groups established in 2007 Record labels established in 2007 // January George Shearing is knighted for services to music in the Queens New Year Honours List. ... The Live Earth concert for North America was held at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA (near New York City) on July 7, 2007. ... Live Earth was a series of worldwide concerts held on 7 July 2007, that initiated a three-year campaign to combat climate change. ... The Awakening is a 2007 album by rock n roll singer Melissa Etheridge and her ninth studio album. ...


Etheridge is roughly the 125th top selling artist of all time with more than 27 million record sales.[citation needed]


Awards

At the 20th Annual Juno Awards in 1990, Etheridge won International Entertainer of the Year. [3] The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ...


Etheridge has won the Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance twice in her career, for the songs "Ain't It Heavy" in 1992, and "Come to My Window" in 1994.[4] Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Come to My Window is a song by Melissa Etheridge released in 1994 on her 1993 album Yes I Am. ...


In 2001 she won the Gibson Guitar Award for Best Rock Guitarist: Female. [5]


In 2006 at the 17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, Etheridge received GLAAD's Stephen F. Kolzak Award, honoring openly lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender media professionals who have made a significant difference in promoting equal rights.[6] The GLAAD Media Awards were created in 1990 by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation to recognize and honor the media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives. ... Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation or GLAAD is an organization intended to promote and ensure fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. ...


On February 25, 2007, Etheridge received the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "I Need to Wake Up", the theme song to the Al Gore-moderated, Academy Award winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth. The award was presented by Queen Latifah and John Travolta. is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... // The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are songwriters and composers. ... I Need to Wake Up is an Academy Award-winning song written for the 2006 documentary film An Inconvenient Truth. ... This article is about the former Vice President of the United States. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Documentary film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to document reality. ... An Inconvenient Truth is an Academy Award-winning documentary film about climate change, specifically global warming, presented by former United States Vice President Al Gore and directed by Davis Guggenheim. ... Also see the Arab singer Latifa Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey) is a Grammy-winning American rapper/singer, model, and Academy Award-nominated actress. ... John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is a two-time Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award-winning American actor, dancer, and singer. ...


Personal life

Etheridge is famous as a gay rights activist, having publicly come out as a lesbian in January 1993 at the Triangle Ball, a gay/lesbian celebration of President Bill Clinton's first inauguration. She is also a committed advocate for environmental issues and in 2006, she toured the US and Canada using biodiesel.[7] The gay rights movement is a collection of loosely aligned civil rights groups, human rights groups, support groups and political activists seeking acceptance, tolerance and equality for non-heterosexual, (homosexual, bisexual), and transgender people - despite the fact that it is typically referred to as the gay rights movement, members also... Come Out was composed by Steve Reiche in 1966. ... This article is about same-sex desire and sexuality among women. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III[1] on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ...


Etheridge had a long-term partnership with Julie Cypher, which made headlines. During this partnership, Cypher gave birth to two children, Bailey Jean, born February 1997, and Beckett, born November 1998, fathered by sperm donor David Crosby. Julie Cypher in August 1987. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... A sperm donor is a person who gives or more usually sells his sperm, to a sperm bank, primarily for the purpose of assisting a woman anonymous to him to conceive via artificial insemination. ... David Van Cortlandt Crosby (born August 14, 1941) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. ...


In 2000, Cypher began to reconsider her sexuality and on September 19, 2000, Etheridge and Cypher announced they were separating. In 2001, Etheridge documented her breakup with Cypher and other experiences in her memoir The Truth Is... My Life in Love and Music. In the book, Etheridge recounts that she was molested by her sister, Jennifer, over five years as a child, and mentions an alleged affair Cypher had with k.d. lang. is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC (born November 2, 1961), best known by the stage name k. ...


After splitting from Cypher, Etheridge went on to exchange vows in a 2003 commitment ceremony with actress Tammy Lynn Michaels. Tammy Lynn Michaels, also known (after her partner, Melissa Etheridge) by the surname Etheridge [1] (born November 26, 1974, in Lafayette, Indiana) is an American actress. ...


In October 2004, Melissa Etheridge was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent chemotherapy. Breast cancer is cancer of breast tissue. ... Chemotherapy is the use of chemical substances to treat disease. ...


In October 2005, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Etheridge appeared on Dateline NBC with Michaels to discuss her struggle with cancer. By the time of the interview, Etheridge's hair had grown back after being lost during chemotherapy. She said that her partner had been very supportive during her illness. Etheridge also admitted to using medicinal marijuana while she was receiving the chemotherapy. [8] She said that the drug improved her mood and increased her appetite. Chemotherapy patients often have difficulty eating because of severe nausea. 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in October 28: Richard Smalley 26: Emil Kyulev 24: José Azcona del Hoyo 24: Rosa Parks 23: Stella Obasanjo 22: Liam Lawlor 22: Shirley Horn 20: Endon Mahmood 17: Ba Jin 10: Milton Obote 7: Charles... Dateline NBC, or Dateline, is a U.S. weekly television newsmagazine broadcast by NBC similar to ABCs 20/20 or CBSs 60 Minutes. ... Cancer is a class of diseases or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these to spread, either by direct growth into adjacent tissue through invasion, or by implantation into distant sites by metastasis (where cancer cells are transported through the bloodstream or lymphatic system). ... Chemotherapy is the use of chemical substances to treat disease. ... Medical marijuana refers to the use of marijuana, a form of cannabis as a therapy or prescription drug, most notably as an anti-emetic. ...


In April 2006, Etheridge and Michaels announced that Michaels was pregnant with twins via an anonymous sperm donor. Michaels gave birth to a son, Miller Steven, and a daughter, Johnnie Rose, on October 17, 2006. For other uses, see Twin (disambiguation). ... is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Discography

Albums

Melissa Etheridge is the self-titled debut album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1988 (see 1988 in music). ... Brave and Crazy is the second album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1989 (see 1989 in music). ... Never Enough is the third album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). ... Yes I Am is the fourth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1993 (see 1993 in music). ... Your Little Secret is the fifth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... Breakdown is the sixth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1999 (see 1999 in music). ... Skin is the seventh album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 2001 (see 2001 in music). ... Lucky is the eighth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 2004 (see 2004 in music). ... The Awakening is a 2007 album by rock n roll singer Melissa Etheridge and her ninth studio album. ...

Virtual albums

  • iTunes Originals – Melissa Etheridge

RIAA certifications and album sales

  • Melissa Etheridge, 2x Platinum, 2,000,000
  • Brave and Crazy, Platinum, 1,000,000
  • Never Enough, Platinum, 1,000,000
  • Yes I Am, 6x Platinum, 6,000,000
  • Your Little Secret, 2x Platinum, 2,000,000
  • Breakdown, Gold, 500,000
  • Skin, less than 500,000
  • Lucky, less than 500,000
  • Greatest Hits, Gold, 500,000
  • The Awakening, less than 500,000
  • Non US sales: about 13,000,000
  • Total US: about 14,000,000
  • Total Worldwide: about 27,000,000

Singles

Year Title Chart positions Album
Hot 100 Mod. Rock Main. Rock Adult Contemp. Adult Top 40 Top 40 Main. Australia
1988 "Bring Me Some Water" - - #10 - - - #12 Melissa Etheridge
1988 "Like the Way I Do" #42 in 1995* - #28 - - - #16 Melissa Etheridge
1989 "Chrome-Plated Heart" - - #22 - - - - Melissa Etheridge
1989 "Similar Features" #94 - #6 - - - #40 Melissa Etheridge
1989 "Let Me Go" - - #13 - - - - Brave and Crazy
1989 "No Souvenirs" #95 #18 #9 - - - #30 Brave and Crazy
1989 "The Angels" - - #34 - - - - Brave and Crazy
1992 "Ain't it Heavy" - - #10 - - - #44 Never Enough
1992 "Dance Without Sleeping" - - - #24 - - - Never Enough
1993 "I'm the Only One" #8 - #10 #1 #28 #4 - Yes I Am
1994 "Come to My Window" #25 - #22 #4 #27 #13 - Yes I Am
1994 "All-American Girl" - - #24 - - - - Yes I Am
1995 "If I Wanted To" #16 - - #17 - #10 #47 Yes I Am
1995 "Your Little Secret" #47 (Airplay) #32 #4 - #40 #29 #40 Your Little Secret
1996 "I Want to Come Over" #22 - #22 #17 #9 #15 #29 Your Little Secret
1996 "Nowhere to Go" #40 - - #24 #9 #25 - Your Little Secret
1999 "Angels Would Fall" #51 - - - #9 #32 - Breakdown
1999 "Scarecrow" - - - - - - - Breakdown
2000 "Enough of Me" - - - - #19 - - Breakdown
2001 "I Want to Be in Love" - - - - #20 - - Skin
2004 "Breathe" #106 - - #22 #9 - - Lucky
2004 "This Moment" - - - - #34 - - Lucky
2005 "Cry Baby / Piece of My Heart" (with Joss Stone) #32 - - - - - - digital download from iTunes
2005 "Refugee" - - - - - - - Greatest Hits
2005 "I Run for Life*" #109 - - - #10 - - Greatest Hits
2006 "I Need to Wake Up" - - - - - - - digital download from iTunes
2007 "Message To Myself" - - - #25 - - - The Awakening

“Hot 100” redirects here. ... The Modern Rock Tracks chart is a music chart that has appeared in Billboard magazine since the early 1980s. ... The Mainstream Rock Tracks chart is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that includes stations that play primarily rock music but are not modern rock stations, which are counted in the Modern Rock Tracks chart. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Top 40 Mainstream (often also called Mainstream Top 40) is an airplay format from Billboard Magazine. ... Melissa Etheridge is the self-titled debut album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1988 (see 1988 in music). ... Melissa Etheridge is the self-titled debut album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1988 (see 1988 in music). ... Melissa Etheridge is the self-titled debut album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1988 (see 1988 in music). ... Melissa Etheridge is the self-titled debut album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1988 (see 1988 in music). ... Brave and Crazy is the second album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1989 (see 1989 in music). ... Brave and Crazy is the second album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1989 (see 1989 in music). ... Brave and Crazy is the second album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1989 (see 1989 in music). ... Never Enough is the third album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). ... Never Enough is the third album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). ... Im the Only One is a Melissa Etheridge song that appears on her 1993 album Yes I Am. ... Yes I Am is the fourth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1993 (see 1993 in music). ... Come to My Window is a song by Melissa Etheridge released in 1994 on her 1993 album Yes I Am. ... Yes I Am is the fourth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1993 (see 1993 in music). ... Yes I Am is the fourth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1993 (see 1993 in music). ... Yes I Am is the fourth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1993 (see 1993 in music). ... Your Little Secret is the fifth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... Your Little Secret is the fifth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... Your Little Secret is the fifth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... Breakdown is the sixth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1999 (see 1999 in music). ... Scarecrow is a single from Melissa Etheridges 1999 album, Breakdown. ... Breakdown is the sixth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1999 (see 1999 in music). ... Breakdown is the sixth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1999 (see 1999 in music). ... Skin is the seventh album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 2001 (see 2001 in music). ... Lucky is the eighth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 2004 (see 2004 in music). ... Lucky is the eighth album by singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 2004 (see 2004 in music). ... Piece of My Heart is a song written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns and originally recorded by Erma Franklin in 1967. ... Joss Stone (born Joscelyn Eve Stoker on 11 April 1987) is a British soul, R&B, and blues singer, songwriter, and occasional actress who emerged to fame in late 2003 with her debut album, The Soul Sessions, which was certified triple platinum by the BPI, and was announced as one... I Need to Wake Up is an Academy Award-winning song written for the 2006 documentary film An Inconvenient Truth. ... The Awakening is the name of an 1899 novel by Kate Chopin and a 1980 sculpture by J. Seward Johnson, Jr. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.melissaetheridge.com/album_roadlessenhanced.php
  2. ^ http://www.melissaetheridge.com/album_roadless.php
  3. ^ http://theenvelope.latimes.com/extras/lostmind/year/1990/1990junos.htm
  4. ^ http://www.grammy.com/GRAMMY_Awards/Winners/Results.aspx?title=&winner=melissa%20etheridge&year=0&genreID=0&hp=1
  5. ^ http://www.nyrock.com/worldbeat/02_2001/022101a.asp
  6. ^ http://www.glaad.org/media/release_detail.php?id=3881
  7. ^ http://www.biodieselresource.com/celebrities
  8. ^ NBC Dateline interview, aired 10/16/05. Transcript available at http://msnbc.msn.com/id/9673481/page/2/.

External links

Websites

  • Melissa Etheridge @ Island Records
  • Melissa Etheridge Information Network
  • Melissa Etheridge at the Internet Movie Database

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Media interviews


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Rock On The Net: Melissa Etheridge (1395 words)
Melissa was born on May 29, 1961, and raised in Kansas, and after studying at Boston' s Berkley College of Music, she was discovered in Los Angeles by the found of Island Records.
Melissa's road to stardom started with breaking the barriers to become a female rocker in a male dominated rock world, and then retain that audience when she decided to reveal her sexuality and become an outspoken supporter for gay and lesbian rights.
Melissa canceled tour dates after disclosing that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer and would be undergoing treatment.
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Melissa Lou Etheridge (born May 29, 1961 in Leavenworth, Kansas) is an American rock musician.
Etheridge was praised for her performance, which was considered one of the highlights of the show.
Etheridge has admitted to using medicinal marijuana while she was receiving chemotherapy.
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