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Alannah Myles

Biography

Canadian singer and songwriter who produced a large splash with her self-titled debut recording in 1989. She’s released singles like “Who Loves You.” She performed in the Kiwanis Music Festival within an organization in Toronto when she was twelve years of age. Her 1989 track “Dark Velvet” was the #1 track around the Billboard best 40 for 14 days. Her dad, William Douglas Byles, was among the pioneers in Canadian broadcasting. Her track “DISLIKE the Rainfall” includes a single by Canadian guitarist Jeff Healey.

Quick Facts


Full Name Alannah Myles
Date Of Birth December 25, 1958
Place Of Birth Toronto, Canada
Profession Rock Singer
Nationality Canadian
Parents William Douglas Byles
Awards Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance, Juno Award for Single of the Year, Juno Award for Album of the Year, Juno Award for Recording Engineer of the Year, Juno Award for Most Promising Female Vocalist of the Year
Nominations MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist, MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, Juno Award for Best Female Artist, Juno Award for Entertainer of the Year
TV Shows Beyond, The Kids of Degrassi Street, 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80s
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Has a cat named Ariel.
2She performed the Canadian national anthem at the 1991 All-Star Game in Toronto.
3Her song "Black Velvet," is about Elvis Presley.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Loco x vos2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
Spise med Price2015TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Coronation Street2014TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Dancing on Ice2014TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game performer: "Black Velvet"
Lost Girl2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Rise Up: Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s2009TV Movie documentary performer: "Black Velvet"
Idol2002-2003TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Lawn Dogs1997performer: "Black Velvet"
Prince Valiant1997performer: "What We Are Waiting For"
Two If by Sea1996performer: "You Love Who You Love"
The Magic of David Copperfield XII: The Niagara Falls Challenge1990TV Special performer: "Who Loves You" / writer: "Who Loves You"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Covenant2012/I'L'
La Femme Nikita2001TV SeriesMassima Valenti
War of the Worlds1989TV SeriesSamantha
Adderly1987TV SeriesKelly
The Kids of Degrassi Street1984TV SeriesAngie

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Titus2015composer: additional music

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rise Up: Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
ZDF-Fernsehgarten2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Melodifestivalen 20052005TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Beyond2005TV SeriesHerself - Host (2006-)
VH-1 Where Are They Now?1999TV Series documentaryHerself
The 25th Annual Juno Awards1996TV SpecialHerself
The Greatest Music Party in the World1995TV SpecialHerself
MTV US Top 20 Countdown1990TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spise med Price2015TV Series documentaryHerself

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#Quote
1Everyone should be able to live their lives free to choose their own belief system, who they wish to love, whether they be black or white, male or female, dog or cat or horse, without being criticized for their choice.


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