- 2015 Recipient of the Governor General`s Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement
- 2015 Juno Award Winner - Adult Contemporary Album of the Year for "Shine On"
- Inducted into Canada`s Walk of Fame in 2012.
- 2009 Juno Award Winner - Allan Waters Humanitarian Award
- 2004 Juno Award Winner - Pop Album of the Year for "Afterglow"
- 2004 Juno Award Winner - Songwriter of the Year for "Fallen,""World on Fire," and "Stupid"
- 2004 MuchMusic Video Award Winner - MuchMoreMusic Award for "Fallen"
- 2000 Grammy Award Winner - Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "I Will Remember You"
- 2000 Juno Award Winner - International Achievement
- 1999 MuchMusic Video Award Winner - People`s Choice Favourite Canadian Artist for "Angel"
- 1999 Billboard Music Award Winner - Adult Contemporary Single of the Year for "Angel"
- 1998 Grammy Award Winner - Best Pop Instrumental Performance for "Last Dance"
- 1998 Grammy Award Winner - Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Building a Mystery"
- 1998 Juno Award Winner - Best Female Artist
- 1998 Juno Award Winner - Album of the Year for "Surfacing"
- 1998 Juno Award Winner - Single of the Year for "Building a Mystery"
- 1998 Juno Award Winner - Songwriter of the Year for "Building a Mystery"
- 1998 MuchMusic Video Award Winner - Fan Fave Video for "Sweet Surrender"
- 1997 MuchMusic Video Award Winner - People`s Choice Favourite Canadian Artist for "Building a Mystery"
- 1992 Juno Award Winner - Video of the Year for "Into the Fire"
Sarah McLachlan is one of the most celebrated singer songwriters in entertainment with over 40 million albums sold worldwide. She has received three Grammy Awards and twelve Juno Awards over her career and has been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Sarah's music embodies the art of songwriting on its most personal level and her indelible vocals resonate with people everywhere. Her songs have had a profound influence "Angel," "Building A Mystery," "Fallen," "I Will Remember You," "Adia," "Sweet Surrender," "World On Fire," "Possession," and countless others are an inspiration to music lovers around the globe.
In addition to her personal artistic efforts, Sarah founded the Lilith Fair tour, which showcased female musicians and brought over two million people together during its three-year run. Lilith Fair raised over $7 million for local and national charities and was the most successful all-female music event, launching the careers of numerous performers.
Following Lilith Fair, Sarah was awarded the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Visionary Award for furthering the careers of women in music. She is an Officer of the Order of Canada, was appointed to the Order of British Columbia, and is the recipient of the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards for Lifetime Achievement.
In 2002 she founded The Sarah McLachlan Foundation which funds the non-profit Sarah McLachlan School of Music. The program provides high quality music education and mentorship free to children and youth facing various barriers to access. From an early age, music provided Sarah with the tools she needed to navigate the challenges she faced in her life, so she recognizes how important it is for every child to have those same opportunities.