Jann Arden

Jann Arden

Calgary, Alberta
Award Winning Singer and Songwriter, Bestselling Author
Jann Arden can bring a hall full of people to tears through song, only to have them, moments later, rolling in the aisles from her off-the-cuff comedy. Whether performing her music, hosting an event, or telling her deeply personal and affecting stories, Arden's wisdom and wit shine in everything she does. Arden catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993 with the release of her debut album, Time For Mercy. Jann Arden boasts 19 top-10 singles and has received eight Juno Awards, including the Female Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year Awards. Jann Arden has also been recognized with 10 SOCAN Awards, four Western Canadian Music Awards, a Much Music Video Award, three Prairie Music Awards, and an Alberta Recording Industry Association Award. She has also been honoured with a star on Canada's Walk of Fame and inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
  • Personal Growth
  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Awareness Days
  • Celebrity
  • Charities & Foundations
  • Community Engagement Events
  • Conferences & Summits
  • Corporate Entertainers
  • Event Hosts & Moderators
  • Fundraisers & Banquets


Jann Arden is a Canadian-born singer, songwriter, broadcaster, and author. The multi-platinum, award-winning performer, burst into the Canadian music scene in 1993 with the release of her debut album “Time For Mercy,” which featured the hit track “I Would Die For You.” A year later, with “Living Under June,” she would have her career break-out single Insensitive, which would consolidate her status in the music world.

Jann Arden has released 11 albums and 19 top-ten hits so far. Her most recent release is Uncover Me2, a diverse selection of songs produced by award-winning Hall of Fame inductee Bob Rock (Metallica, Michael Bublé, Ron Sexsmith).

Jann Arden’s critically acclaimed tenth album, “Free,” was followed in November 2010 by a live CD/DVD named “Spotlight.” Jann Aden has won eight Juno Awards, including Female Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year. She has received 10 SOCAN Awards, four Western Canadian Music Awards, a Much Music Video Award, three Prairie Music Awards, and an Alberta Recording Industry Association Award.

Jann Arden holds a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame, has been inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame and has received the Vantage Women of Originality Award.

Jann Arden is a notable novelist as well as a singer/songwriter. She is the author of two books: If I Knew, Don’t You Think I’d Tell You, and I’ll Tell You One Damn Thing, and That’s All I Know. Jann also authored a monthly advice piece for Elle Canada, which ran for a year. Jann’s much-anticipated self-penned memoir, Falling Backwards, was a national bestseller in the fall of 2011.

Jann Arden began her broadcast career in 2010 as the host of Being Jann, an hour-long chat show on CBC Radio, and this year she will serve as a judge for Canada Sings (Global TV). Arden is also the narrator of the famous show ER Vets, and she has created two documentaries, Free and Jann Take Manhattan, all of which received positive reviews.

Jann Arden has been in television sitcoms (Ellen – 1997, Corner Gas – 2005) and multiple guest appearances on the CBC’s Rick Mercer Report. She appeared in The Vagina Monologues, which toured Canada in 2000. She will be on the front cover of Zoomer in April.

Jann Arden’s humanitarian activity includes World Vision, Live 8, and the MAC Cosmetics Fashion Cares AIDS benefit. Jann has also helped Gilda’s Club in Toronto in recent years.

Jann Arden is a Canadian original – a brilliant multi-dimensional performer who is just now hitting her stride – whether she is mesmerizing audiences with her emotional song, engaging them with her quick wit, or sharing her written word in a fearlessly honest voice.





Jann Arden Topic Presentations

my story

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  • Jann Arden shares her personal journey, explaining the importance of adaptability, being built for change, and finding good — and even funny — things, even in the most difficult of situations.


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Finding My Mother
Finding My Mother
Falling Backwards: A Memoir
Falling Backwards: A Memoir
Jann Arden is funny. And sincere. She has legions of devoted fans. And a radio show. She is a darling of the music scene - always candid, always unplugged. You thought you knew Jann Arden, but there is more.
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