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.
Cory MonteithCory Monteith
11 May 1982
Actor
Justin BieberJustin Bieber
01 March 1994
Singer-songwriter

The WeekndThe Weeknd
16 February 1990
Singer

Tory LanezTory Lanez
27 July 1992
Rapper

Neil YoungNeil Young
12 November 1945
Singer-Songwriter

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne
27 September 1984
Singer-songwriter
Joni MitchellJoni Mitchell
07 November 1943
Singer

Shawn MendesShawn Mendes
08 August 1998
Singer & Songwriter

Shania TwainShania Twain
28 August 1965
Singer
Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
21 September 1934
Singer-songwriter

Robbie AmellRobbie Amell
21 April 1988
Actor
Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

Gordon LightfootGordon Lightfoot
17 November 1938
Singer, Songwriter

Paul Albert AnkaPaul Anka
30 July 1941
Singer, Songwriter

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams
05 November 1959
Singer

Michael BubleMichael Bublé
09 September 1975
Singer
Nelly FurtadoNelly Furtado
02 December 1978
 

Sebastian BachSebastian Bach
03 April 1968
Singer

Henry LauHenry Lau
11 October 1989
Singer

Sarah McLachlanSarah McLachlan
28 January 1968
Singer-songwriter
Alessia CaraAlessia Cara
11 July 1996
Singer

Chad KroegerChad Kroeger
15 November 1974
Musician
Jeff HealeyJeff Healey
25 March 1966
Singer

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

Kris WuKris Wu
06 November 1990
Actor, model, singer
Deryck WhibleyDeryck Whibley
21 March 1980
Singer

Nia VardalosNia Vardalos
24 September 1962
Actress, Screenwriter, Producer, Singer
Luke MacfarlaneLuke Macfarlane
19 January 1980
Actor

Anne MurrayAnne Murray
20 June 1945
Singer

Diana KrallDiana Krall
16 November 1964
Jazz Pianist
Mac DeMarcoMac DeMarco
30 April 1990
Singer

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PartyNextDoorPartyNextDoor
03 July 1993
Singer
Adam GontierAdam Gontier
25 May 1978
Singer

Alannah MylesAlannah Myles
25 December 1958
Singer

DrakeDrake
24 October 1986
Rapper

Edison Chen Edison Chen
07 October 1980
Actor, Singer, Record Producer
Jazzy BJazzy B
01 April 1975
Singer
Chantal KreviazukChantal Kreviazuk
18 May 1974
Canadian singer-songwriter

Darren EspantoDarren Espanto
24 May 2001
Singer

Sham IdreesSham Idrees
16 October 1988
Musical Artist

Mark LeeMark Lee
02 August 1999
Rapper
Travis TurnerTravis Turner
09 May 1987
Actor, singer and songwriter

Maisy StellaMaisy Stella
13 December 2003
Actress

NavNav
03 November 1989
Hip-hop Artist

Shane HarteShane Harte
28 November 1996
Actor

Josh BogertJosh Bogert
16 August 2000
Actor
PeachesPeaches
11 November 1968
Musician

Jahkoy PalmerJahkoy Palmer
23 March 1994
Singer
Paulina GretzkyPaulina Gretzky
19 December 1988
Model

Andree BonifacioAndree Bonifacio
13 December 2002
Dancer, Actress

Anjulie PersaudAnjulie Persaud
21 May 1983
Pop Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Alanis MorisetteAlanis Morisette
01 June 1974
American-Canadian singer-songwriter

Kirsten CollinsKirsten Collins
27 March 1994
Singer
Zion KuwonuZion Kuwonu
29 June 1999
Musical Artist

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
02 November 1961
Singer, Songwriter

Kid BuuKid Buu
11 April 1994
Rapper

Katrina StuartKatrina Stuart
20 September 1999
Singer

Vanity (Singer)Vanity (Singer)
04 January 1959
Singer-songwriter
Ruth BerheRuth Berhe
02 July 1995
Singer, Songwriter

Christian LalamaChristian Lalama
25 August 2003
Pop Singer

Hailey ReeseHailey Reese
30 January 1996
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Celine Dion Celine Dion
30 March 1968
Singer
Celine DionCeline Dion
30 March 1968
Singer

Alexander LudwigAlexander Ludwig
07 May 1992
Actor, Singer, Model
Victor GarberVictor Garber
16 March 1949
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician,

Cathy SmithCathy Smith
26 October 1948
singer

Amber MarshallAmber Marshall
02 June 1988
Actress
René AngélilRené Angélil
16 January 1942
Record Producers

Cree SummerCree Summer
07 July 1969
Actress
Rufus WainwrightRufus Wainwright
22 July 1973
Singer

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

Amy Jo JohnsonAmy Jo Johnson
06 October 1970
Actress
Jill HennessyJill Hennessy
25 November 1968
Actor, Street artist, Singer, Film director,

Sarah PolleySarah Polley
08 January 1979
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Singer,
Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
15 August 1971
Singer

Loreena McKennittLoreena McKennitt
17 February 1957
Singer, Composer, Pianist, Musician, Songwriter

Cassie SteeleCassie Steele
02 December 1989
Actor, Singer, Musician

Jessica LucasJessica Lucas
24 September 1985
Actor, Singer
Andrea MartinAndrea Martin
15 January 1947
Actress
Devin TownsendDevin Townsend
05 May 1972
Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter, Record

Rick DankoRick Danko
29 December 1943
Musician

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

John HansonJohn Hanson
31 August 1922
Actor
Richard ManuelRichard Manuel
03 April 1943
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician

Vanessa LengiesVanessa Lengies
21 July 1985
Actress

Joanna GleasonJoanna Gleason
02 June 1950
Actress

Tegan and SaraTegan and Sara
19 September 1980
Indie Pop Singers

Len CariouLen Cariou
30 September 1939
Actor, Singer, Stage actor
Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
23 September 1897
Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor,

TamiaTamia
09 May 1975
Singer, Musician, Actor, Model
Deborah CoxDeborah Cox
13 July 1974
Singer-songwriter

Nicole AppletonNicole Appleton
07 December 1974
Actor, Singer
Alissa White-GluzAlissa White-Gluz
31 July 1985
Vocalist
Ramin KarimlooRamin Karimloo
19 September 1978
Actor