Sarah "Sass" Jordan (born December 23, 1962) is a British-born Canadian rock artist. Her hometown is Montreal, Quebec.
In 1992, Jordan performed a duet with Joe Cocker for the soundtrack of the motion picture The Bodyguard, starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, which sold more than 27 million copies worldwide. Her songs have been featured on numerous television shows, including Melrose Place, Party of Five, Baywatch, Flashpoint and Knight Rider.
She has performed with bands such as; Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Aerosmith, Cheap Trick, Van Halen, Alice Cooper, and Carlos Santana.
Jordan played the lead role of Janis Joplin in the off-Broadway hit, Love, Janis. Jordan has guest starred on NBC's Sisters and was featured in the Toronto and Winnipeg productions of The Vagina Monologues.
In 2003, she became a judge on Canadian Idol, and remained so for the show's entire run.
In 2012 Jordan was appointed honorary colonel of 417 Combat Support Squadron.
Jordan is married to musician Derek Sharp, the current lead singer of The Guess Who.
Jordan's primary musical influences come from Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, David Bowie, Tears For Fears, Anthrax and American soul singer Al Green.
Awards and Nominations:
In 1989 Jordan was the recipient of the Juno award for "Most Promising Female Vocalist of the Year" and was nominated for "Best Female Vocalist" in 1990, 1993, and 1995.