Famous Canadian Rhythm & Blues Singers

Find out more about the greatest Canadian Rhythm & Blues Singers, including Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara, Nelly Furtado, Natalie Appleton and Nikki Yanofsky.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber.
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, Canada

Canadian singer and songwriter Justin Bieber was discovered via YouTube and subsequently went on to become a teen pop sensation. By age 25 he became the youngest solo artist to achieve seven number-one albums in the US. Bieber has received many accolades, including a Grammy Award. He’s also had his share of controversies and run-in with the law.

 2 The Weeknd

The Weeknd.
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Scarborough

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.

 3 Alessia Cara

Alessia Cara.
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Canadian singer-songwriter Alessia Caracciolo is best known for her Billboard-charting hits such as Here and Scars to Your Beautiful. The Grammy-winning artist had initially gained fame through her acoustic covers on YouTube. She played a voice role in The Willoughbys. She also once claimed to be able to feel synesthesia.

 4 Tory Lanez

Tory Lanez.
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto

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.

 5 Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado.
Birthdate: December 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Victoria

Nelly Furtado is a Portuguese-Canadian record producer and singer-songwriter. Known for her constant reinvention and musical versatility, Furtado is one of the most successful musical artists from Canada, having sold more than 40 million records. Her work has also inspired fellow musicians like Dua Lipa and Bridgit Mendler. Also a philanthropist, Furtado is a member of Artists Against Racism charity.

 6 Nav

Famous As: Hip-hop Artist
Birthdate: November 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario

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.

 7 Natalie Appleton

Natalie Appleton
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Musician
Birthdate: May 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mississauga
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 8 Melissa Molinaro

Melissa Molinaro
Famous As: Model, Actor, Singer
Birthdate: June 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whitby

 9 David Clayton-Thomas

David Clayton-Thomas
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record producer
Birthdate: September 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames

 10 Nikki Yanofsky

Nikki Yanofsky
Famous As: Singer, Vocalist, Jazz musician
Birthdate: February 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal

 11 Shawn Desman

Shawn Desman
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto

 12 Karl Wolf

Karl Wolf
Famous As: Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: April 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beirut

 13 Corneille

Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Freiburg im Breisgau, West Germany

 14 Danny Fernandes

Danny Fernandes
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto

 15 Elise Estrada

Elise Estrada
Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: July 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Marikina

 16 Jahkoy Palmer

Jahkoy Palmer.
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada