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Janis Ian
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Vocalist
    (April 7, 1951- )
    Raised in South New Jersey
    Lives in Nashville, Tennessee
    Had monster hits with 'Society's Child' and 'At Seventeen'
    Recorded 'Jesse,' 'Fly Too High' and 'Silly Habits'
    Grammy nominated nine times
    Won two Grammy Awards (1975)
    Plays piano and guitar
    She wrote jingles for McDonald's, Coca-Cola, AT&T, Fuji Films, Nescafe and Budweiser.
    She change her last name from Fink to Ian at 13 (Ian was her brothers middle name).
    She said: 'I wanted my own name, my own legacy. I was very young.'
    She wanted to change her name to Jasmine Thompson
    She was thrown out of New York's High School of Music & Art in tenth grade after six months.
    Her agents advised her to turn down 'The Graduate,' and she did.
    Despite being a lesbian, she married Tino Sargo (1978) and separated in 1983.
    She is tiny (4'10).
    She spent years in psychotherapy.
    She told People Magazine: 'I'm not a snotty girl anymore. I'm a cocky woman!
    One of her songs backfired on 'The Tonight Show.' It dealt with disposing of elderly people and the audience mistook that as her view not as her commentary on the wrongs of society.
    Her official website www.janisian.com deals quite frankly with her life.
    Her song 'Society's Child' dealt with interracial love in 1966.
    Her song 'Society's Child' was put into the Grammy Hall of Fame (2001).
    Her song 'At Seventeen' dealt with being a plain/ugly intelligent girl watching the beautiful superficial girls get all the attention.
    She was the first musical performer on 'Saturday Night Live' (1975). When she performed, she had a 103 fever and strep throat.
    She has three dogs Murphy, Jake and Foster.
    She loves to read.
    She married her lesbian partner.
    She was honored by MADD and Elton John Foundation for AIDS work.
    The goth girl in 'Mean Girls' was named Janis Ian.
    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 415 Votes: 53.25% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 6 Votes: 16.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 18 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 16 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 21 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 19 Votes: 42.11% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 25 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 29 Votes: 51.72% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 31 Votes: 51.61% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 95 Votes: 51.58% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 132 Votes: 68.18% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 5984 Votes: 66.83% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 298 Votes: 60.74% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 65 Votes: 50.77% Annoying
 
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