Famous Canadian Record Producers

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Bryan Adams
(Best Selling Pop, Pop-Rock Singer-Songwriter Of All Time)
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Birthdate: November 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kingston, Canada
Canadian rock guitarist and singer Bryan Adams, known for his cult classics Everything I Do and Summer of '69, has won 20 Juno Awards and a Grammy. The Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee is also an avid animal rights activist and a professional photographer who has held several exhibitions.
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Tory Lanez
(Singer-Rapper Known for His Albums: ‘I Told You’, ‘Memories Don't Die’ and ‘Love Me Now?’)
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Birthdate: July 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brampton, Canada

Rapper, singer and songwriter, Tory Lanez’s debut studio album I Told You topped the charts in 2016. His subsequent albums, Memories Don't Die, Love Me Now, Chixtape 5 and Daystar were successful too. He was arrested once for violence and possessing a weapon. He has also been accused of shooting and wounding another rap artist, a charge Tory has denied.

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René Angélil
(Manager and Husband of Singer Celine Dion)
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Birthdate: January 16, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Died: January 14, 2016

René Angélil is best remembered as singer Céline Dion’s manager and, later, husband. Born to Syrian immigrants in Canada, he grew up to be a talent manager and music producer. He met Dion when she was 12 and he was 38, and began dating her when she was 20.

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Deadmau5
(Canadian Electronic Music Producer and DJ)
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Birthdate: January 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Canada
Six-time Grammy-nominated Canadian electronic music artist and DJ Joel Thomas Zimmerman, better known as Deadmau5, soared to fame with his house music albums. He gained recognition for his collaborations with Steve Duda as part of the groups WTF? and BSOD. He also produced techno music under the pseudonym Testpilot.
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Kris Wu
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: November 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China
Chinese-Canadian actor/singer Wu Yifan, better known as Kris Wu, previously performed as part of the South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO. He has also had a successful solo career, with hits such as Good Kid, and has starred in films such as Mr. Six and XXX: Return of Xander Cage.
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Nav
(Canadian Hip-Hop Artist Known for His Silky Vocals & Slick Beats)
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Birthdate: November 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Navraj Singh Goraya, popularly known as Nav, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. He achieved recognition when his song Myself went viral in 2016. Bad Habits, his second studio album, debuted at the top position on the US Billboard 200. He has also received criticism for using the word nigga in some of his songs like TTD.

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PartyNextDoor
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Albums ‘PartyNextDoor ‘ and ‘PNDColours’)
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Birthdate: July 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mississauga, Canada

PartyNextDoor is a Canadian rapper, singer, and record producer. He grew up listening to rappers, such as Jodeci, Boyz II Men, Blackstreet, and 112 and was inspired to pursue a career in music. His first mixtape was a moderate hit. Since then, he has released a few albums and several singles. He has been nominated for the Grammy Awards twice. 

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The Weeknd
(Best Known for Singles "Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills")
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Birthdate: February 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

One of the most successful Canadian recording artists, singer-songwriter, the Weeknd, holds several chart records and has won numerous awards, including three Grammy Awards. Despite a difficult childhood marred by drug abuse and violence, he persevered and worked hard to emerge as a beloved music star. He is actively involved in philanthropy.

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David Foster
(Musician who Chaired 'Verve Records' (2012 to 2016))
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Birthdate: November 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Victoria, Canada

Canadian musician, composer, and arranger David Foster is a prominent figure in the international music scene and has worked with the likes of  Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, and Madonna. The winner of 16 Grammy Awards, he has also been nominated for the Academy Awards thrice. He launched the David Foster Foundation to help sick children.

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Alanis Morisette
(Singer-Songwriter)
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Birthdate: June 1, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Alanis Morisette is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter and actress. Renowned for her mezzo-soprano voice, Morisette has been named by Rolling Stone as the Queen of Alt-Rock Angst. A recipient of 13 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, Morisette has released several successful albums, including Jagged Little Pill, which was named in Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list.

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Deryck Whibley
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Birthdate: March 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Scarborough
Canadian singer Deryck Whibley, or Bizzy D, is best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and keyboardist of the rock band Sum 41. He made headlines for his marriage with Avril Lavigne and their subsequent split. He later launched a solo career and appeared in the movie Dirty Love.
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Devin Townsend
(Founder, Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist for the Extreme Metal Band 'Strapping Young Lad')
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Birthdate: May 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Westminster, Canada

Devin Townsend is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. He is the founder of the extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad. For several years, he was its primary songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist. He also has an extensive career as a solo artist and has more than 25 albums to his name. He suffers from depression and bipolar disorder. 

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Daniel Lanois
(Record producer)
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Birthdate: September 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hull, Gatineau, Canada
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Claire Elise Boucher
(Pop Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Album 'Visions')
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Birthdate: March 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Claire Elise Boucher is a musician whose music incorporates elements of various genres like electronic, hip-hop, and R&B, which reflects her hard-partying and volatile lifestyle; she once tried sailing down the Mississippi River in a houseboat built by her and a friend before the boat was impounded. Open about her drug use in the past, Boucher now advocates against hard drugs.

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Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Actor, Singer-songwriter, Visual artist, Record producer, Composer)
Buffy Sainte-Marie
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Birthdate: February 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Piapot, Canada

Known for her music that showcases the issues of Native Americans, Canadian-American singer Buffy Sainte-Marie became the first person from any indigenous community to win an Oscar, with the song Up Where We Belong. She had also been blacklisted by many radio stations earlier due to her activism.

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Peaches
(Canadian Electroclash Musician and Record Producer)
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Birthdate: November 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Canadian musician Merrill Nisker was fighting thyroid cancer in 2000, when she suddenly changed her name to Peaches and worked on a phenomenal album named The Teaches of Peaches. The queer singer has gained followers for her gender-oriented lyrics and her sexual gestures during her stage performances. 
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Kaytranada
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Birthdate: August 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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Ramin Karimloo
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Birthdate: September 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
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MacKenzie Porter
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Birthdate: January 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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Murda Beatz
(Record producer)
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Birthdate: February 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
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Noah James Shebib
(Record producer, Actor)
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Birthdate: March 31, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Tablo
(Best Known as The Leader and Producer of Veteran Korean Hip-Hop Group 'Epik High')
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Birthdate: July 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Tablo is a Korean-Canadian composer, record producer, lyricist, and hip hop recording artist. He is best known for being the producer and leader of the popular alternative hip hop group, Epik High. He is also credited with founding High Ground, an independent music label, which housed bands like The Black Skirts and Hyukoh.

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Boi-1da
(Music executive, Record producer, Composer)
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Birthdate: October 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingston
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Bob Rock
(Record producer well known as a producer for heavy metal bands such as Metallica and Mötley Crüe)
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Birthdate: April 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Grammy Award-winning Canadian sound engineer and music producer Robert Jens Rock, or Bob Rock, has not just worked with bands such as Metallica and Aerosmith, but has also composed for films such as Mission: Impossible II and St. Elmo's Fire. He is part of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

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Deborah Cox
(Singer-songwriter)
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Birthdate: July 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
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Frank Dukes
(Musician)
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Birthdate: September 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Rezz
(Disc jockey)
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Birthdate: March 28, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ukraine
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Shane Bunting
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Birthdate: October 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Surrey, Canada
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Melanie Fiona
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Birthdate: July 4, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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David Clayton-Thomas
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record producer)
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Birthdate: September 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames

The lead singer of the jazz-rock group Blood, Sweat & Tears, David Clayton-Thomas was initially a homeless kid who had run away from home and had even been jailed quite a few times. Best known for his composition Spinning Wheel, he was also named to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

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Chilly Gonzales
(Musical Polymath Known for His Rap Albums and Collaborations With Musicians 'Feist' and 'Drake')
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Birthdate: March 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Chilly Gonzales is the stage name of Jason Charles Beck, a Canadian musician, songwriter, and producer. A versatile personality, he works in a range of musical genres, including rap, pop, and classical music. He embarked on a career in music as a young man and established himself in the field within a few years. He is a Grammy Award winner. 

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Nasri
(Singer, songwriter, and record producer.)
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Birthdate: January 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Raine Maida
(Singer)
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Birthdate: February 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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A-Trak
(Disc jockey, Singer, Record producer, Composer, Musician, Entrepreneur, Recording artist)
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Birthdate: March 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
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Aldo Nova
(Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Record producer)
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Birthdate: November 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal
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Richie Hawtin
(Record producer, Club DJ, Composer, Disc jockey, Musician)
Richie Hawtin
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Birthdate: June 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Banbury
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Marc Costanzo
(Singer, Musician)
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Birthdate: August 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
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WondaGurl
(Music producer who is known for having been discovered via Instagram)
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Birthdate: December 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada
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Jane Child
(Famous for Her Hit Single "Don't Wanna Fall in Love")
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Birthdate: February 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Illangelo
(Songwriter, Record producer, Musician, Composer)
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Birthdate: July 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canada
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Logan Mader
(Record producer, Guitarist, Composer)
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Birthdate: November 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal
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Emilie-Claire Barlow
(Canadian Singer, Record Producer, Arranger, and Voice Actress)
Emilie-Claire Barlow
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Birthdate: June 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Emilie-Claire Barlow is a Canadian singer, record producer, arranger, and voice actress. She achieved popularity in 2008, when she was adjudged Female Vocalist of the Year at the National Jazz Awards. In 2013 and 2016, Emilie-Claire Barlow received the Juno Awards for her albums Seule ce soir and Clear Day. Barlow has also voiced numerous animated characters like Sailor Mars.

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Amir Esmailian
(Co-founder of XO Records, Co-manager of The Weeknd)
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Birthdate: December 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
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Bruce Fairbairn
(Musician, Engineer, Audio engineer, Trumpeter, Record producer, Composer)
Bruce Fairbairn
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Birthdate: December 30, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vancouver
Died: May 17, 1999
Bruce Fairbairn was a Canadian musician and international record producer whose style was notable for introducing dynamic horn arrangements into rock music productions. A classically trained trumpet player, Fairbairn gave many hits like Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet, Big Ones, Loverboy’s albums among others. He also established Little Mountain Sound Studios in Vancouver.
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Killy
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: August 19, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Tei Shi
(Indie pop star)
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Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Kevin Drew
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record producer)
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Birthdate: September 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto
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Joel Plaskett
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record producer)
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Birthdate: April 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lunenburg
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Jackie Mittoo
(Former keyboard player known for member of The Skatalites)
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Birthdate: March 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brown's Town, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
Died: December 16, 1990

Jackie Mittoo was a Jamaican-Canadian songwriter, keyboardist, and musical director. He is best remembered for his association with the Studio One record label where he worked as a musical director. Jackie Mittoo is also remembered as one of the most important members of the popular ska band, The Skatalites.

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Hawksley Workman
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Record producer, Actor)
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Birthdate: March 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huntsville