Canadian music has witnessed numerous changes with time. Influenced by the aborigines, French and English alike the music moved towards a more popular culture after the World War II. The time between 154-67 witnessed a revival of vocal pop and folk music which later paved way for the Rock ‘n’ Roll and Pop-Rock. Notable names among these early rockers were Paul Anka and Ronnie Hawkins. With significant development in the Canadian recording industry and broadcast regulation during the 1970s, the country saw the rise of many internationally successful singers like Bonnie Dobson, Ian Tyson and budding performers such as Bruce Cockburn, John Allan Cameron and Celine Dion. During 1980s-2000s, the industry witnessed the rise of successful singers who made a mark for themselves in the international music arena, such as Bryan Adams, Alanis Morissette and Nelly Furtado. Pop-singer, Avril Lavigne, one of the most famous music icons is also a Canadian. Some other noteworthy singers produced by the country include Shania Twain, Justin Bieber and Nic Neufeld. Here we have made an effort to bring to you the biographies of some famous Canadian singers. Explore to know more about their inspiring life stories and timelines. We have also presented some interesting fun fact and trivia related to these personalities.
Shawn MendesShawn Mendes
08 August 1998
Singer & Songwriter
Justin BieberJustin Bieber
01 March 1994

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne
27 September 1984

Neil YoungNeil Young
12 November 1945
Singer-Songwriter and Musician

The WeekndThe Weeknd
16 February 1990

Shania TwainShania Twain
28 August 1965
Joni MitchellJoni Mitchell
07 November 1943

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
21 September 1934

Carly Rae JepsenCarly Rae Jepsen
21 November 1985
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams
05 November 1959
Michael BubleMichael Bublé
09 September 1975
Singer-songwriter, Actor

Cory MonteithCory Monteith
11 May 1982
Alessia CaraAlessia Cara
11 July 1996

Robbie AmellRobbie Amell
21 April 1988

Sarah McLachlanSarah McLachlan
28 January 1968
13 June 1974

Henry LauHenry Lau
11 October 1989
Paul Albert AnkaPaul Anka
30 July 1941
Singer, Songwriter

Mac DeMarcoMac DeMarco
30 April 1990

Kris WuKris Wu
06 November 1990
Actor, model, singer
Sebastian BachSebastian Bach
03 April 1968

Gordon LightfootGordon Lightfoot
17 November 1938
Singer, Songwriter
Nelly FurtadoNelly Furtado
02 December 1978

Paulina GretzkyPaulina Gretzky
19 December 1988

Chad KroegerChad Kroeger
15 November 1974

Tory LanezTory Lanez
27 July 1992
Jeff HealeyJeff Healey
25 March 1966
Deryck WhibleyDeryck Whibley
21 March 1980

Nia VardalosNia Vardalos
24 September 1962
Actress, Screenwriter, Producer, Singer

Anne MurrayAnne Murray
20 June 1945

Diana KrallDiana Krall
16 November 1964
Jazz Pianist
03 July 1993

Adam GontierAdam Gontier
25 May 1978

24 October 1986

Edison Chen Edison Chen
07 October 1980
Actor, Singer, Record Producer

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Alannah MylesAlannah Myles
25 December 1958
Darren EspantoDarren Espanto
24 May 2001

Chantal KreviazukChantal Kreviazuk
18 May 1974
Canadian singer-songwriter
Jazzy BJazzy B
01 April 1975

Sham IdreesSham Idrees
16 October 1988
Musical Artist

03 November 1989
Hip-hop Artist
Kid BuuKid Buu
11 April 1994

Zion KuwonuZion Kuwonu
29 June 1999
Musical Artist
Travis TurnerTravis Turner
09 May 1987
Actor, singer and songwriter

Shane HarteShane Harte
28 November 1996

Mark LeeMark Lee
02 August 1999

Celine Dion Celine Dion
30 March 1968

Christian LalamaChristian Lalama
25 August 2003
Pop Singer
Katrina StuartKatrina Stuart
20 September 1999

11 November 1968

Anjulie PersaudAnjulie Persaud
21 May 1983
Pop Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Josh BogertJosh Bogert
16 August 2000
Ruth BerheRuth Berhe
02 July 1995
Singer, Songwriter

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
02 November 1961
Singer, Songwriter
Alanis MorisetteAlanis Morisette
01 June 1974
American-Canadian singer-songwriter

Andree BonifacioAndree Bonifacio
13 December 2002
Dancer, Actress

Maisy StellaMaisy Stella
13 December 2003
Kirsten CollinsKirsten Collins
27 March 1994

Hailey ReeseHailey Reese
30 January 1996
Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Celine DionCeline Dion
30 March 1968
Singer, Actor, Voice actor, Musician, Pianist,

Alanis MorissetteAlanis Morissette
01 June 1974
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Composer,

Leon RedboneLeon Redbone
26 August 1949
Singer, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist, Songwriter
Victor GarberVictor Garber
16 March 1949
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician,

Alexander LudwigAlexander Ludwig
07 May 1992
Actor, Singer, Model
Devin TownsendDevin Townsend
05 May 1972
Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter, Record

Jill HennessyJill Hennessy
25 November 1968
Actor, Street artist, Singer, Film director,

Cathy SmithCathy Smith
26 October 1948

Len CariouLen Cariou
30 September 1939
Actor, Singer, Stage actor
Jessica LucasJessica Lucas
24 September 1985
Actor, Singer
Sarah PolleySarah Polley
08 January 1979
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Singer,

Denny DohertyDenny Doherty
29 November 1940
Singer, Composer, Songwriter, Actor

Nicole AppletonNicole Appleton
07 December 1974
Actor, Singer

Aarif RahmanAarif Rahman
26 February 1987
Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Loreena McKennittLoreena McKennitt
17 February 1957
Singer, Composer, Pianist, Musician, Songwriter

Rick DankoRick Danko
29 December 1942
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Singer

Bruce CockburnBruce Cockburn
27 May 1945
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter,

Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
23 September 1897
Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor,

Jessica LowndesJessica Lowndes
08 November 1988
Actor, Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Jann ArdenJann Arden
27 March 1962
Street artist, Singer, Film producer, Television

09 May 1975
Singer, Musician, Actor, Model
Burton CummingsBurton Cummings
31 December 1947
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Songwriter,

Randy BachmanRandy Bachman
27 September 1943
Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Melissa Auf der MaurMelissa Auf der Maur
17 March 1972
Singer-songwriter, Photographer, Film producer,
Richard ManuelRichard Manuel
03 April 1943
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician

Steven PageSteven Page
22 June 1970
Singer, Songwriter
Natalie AppletonNatalie Appleton
14 May 1973
Actor, Singer, Musician

Jonny CraigJonny Craig
26 March 1986

Dave BakshDave Baksh
26 July 1980
Musician, Singer, Guitarist

Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer
12 September 1961
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Singer, Actor,
Gino VannelliGino Vannelli
16 June 1952
Singer, Songwriter, Jazz musician

Steve JoczSteve Jocz
23 July 1981
Drummer, Singer
Emily HainesEmily Haines
25 January 1974
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist

Jon LajoieJon Lajoie
21 August 1980
Actor, Guitarist, Musician, Singer, Songwriter,

Fefe DobsonFefe Dobson
28 February 1985
Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Musician, Model

Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
04 December 1921
Actor, Singer, Musician, Opera singer, Film actor
04 January 1959
actor, singer, film actor, model