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.
Justin BieberJustin Bieber
01 March 1994
Singer-songwriter
Shawn MendesShawn Mendes
08 August 1998
Singer & Songwriter

Shania TwainShania Twain
28 August 1965
 

Neil YoungNeil Young
12 November 1945
Singer-Songwriter and Musician

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne
27 September 1984
Singer-songwriter

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
21 September 1934
Singer-songwriter
Michael BubleMichael Bublé
09 September 1975
Singer-songwriter, Actor

Joni MitchellJoni Mitchell
07 November 1943
Singer

Cory MonteithCory Monteith
11 May 1982
Actor

The WeekndThe Weeknd
16 February 1990
Singer
Alessia CaraAlessia Cara
11 July 1996
Singer

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams
05 November 1959
Singer
Robbie AmellRobbie Amell
21 April 1988
Actor

Paul Albert AnkaPaul Anka
30 July 1941
Singer, Songwriter

Henry LauHenry Lau
11 October 1989
Singer
Mac DeMarcoMac DeMarco
30 April 1990
Singer

Kris WuKris Wu
06 November 1990
Actor, model, singer
Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

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

Gordon LightfootGordon Lightfoot
17 November 1938
Singer, Songwriter
Sarah McLachlanSarah McLachlan
28 January 1968
Singer-songwriter

Nelly FurtadoNelly Furtado
02 December 1978
 
Chad KroegerChad Kroeger
15 November 1974
Musician

Tory LanezTory Lanez
27 July 1992
Rapper

Jeff HealeyJeff Healey
25 March 1966
Singer

Sebastian BachSebastian Bach
03 April 1968
Singer
Deryck WhibleyDeryck Whibley
21 March 1980
Singer
Nia VardalosNia Vardalos
24 September 1962
Actress, Screenwriter, Producer, Singer

Anne MurrayAnne Murray
20 June 1945
Singer

Diana KrallDiana Krall
16 November 1964
Jazz Pianist

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

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Paulina GretzkyPaulina Gretzky
19 December 1988
Model

Alannah MylesAlannah Myles
25 December 1958
Singer

DrakeDrake
24 October 1986
Rapper

Edison Chen Edison Chen
07 October 1980
Actor, Singer, Record Producer
Luke MacfarlaneLuke Macfarlane
19 January 1980
Actor

Darren EspantoDarren Espanto
24 May 2001
Singer
Chantal KreviazukChantal Kreviazuk
18 May 1974
Canadian singer-songwriter

Jazzy BJazzy B
01 April 1975
Singer

Sham IdreesSham Idrees
16 October 1988
Musical Artist
Travis TurnerTravis Turner
09 May 1987
Actor, singer and songwriter

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

Jahkoy PalmerJahkoy Palmer
23 March 1994
Singer

Zion KuwonuZion Kuwonu
29 June 1999
Musical Artist

Shane HarteShane Harte
28 November 1996
Actor

Mark LeeMark Lee
02 August 1999
Rapper
Christian LalamaChristian Lalama
25 August 2003
Pop Singer

Katrina StuartKatrina Stuart
20 September 1999
Singer

PeachesPeaches
11 November 1968
Musician

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

Alanis MorisetteAlanis Morisette
01 June 1974
American-Canadian singer-songwriter
Celine Dion Celine Dion
30 March 1968
Singer

Vanity (Singer)Vanity (Singer)
04 January 1959
Singer-songwriter

Anjulie PersaudAnjulie Persaud
21 May 1983
Pop Singer, Songwriter, Musician
K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
02 November 1961
Singer, Songwriter

Andree BonifacioAndree Bonifacio
13 December 2002
Dancer, Actress
Maisy StellaMaisy Stella
13 December 2003
Actress

Kirsten CollinsKirsten Collins
27 March 1994
Singer

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

René AngélilRené Angélil
16 January 1942
Record Producers
Alexander LudwigAlexander Ludwig
07 May 1992
Actor, Singer, Model

Jessica LowndesJessica Lowndes
08 November 1988
Actor, Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Victor GarberVictor Garber
16 March 1949
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician,

Cree SummerCree Summer
07 July 1969
Actress
Tegan and SaraTegan and Sara
19 September 1980
Indie Pop Singers
Denny DohertyDenny Doherty
29 November 1940
Singer, Composer, Songwriter, Actor

Amber MarshallAmber Marshall
02 June 1988
Actress

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

Devin TownsendDevin Townsend
05 May 1972
Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter, Record
Jill HennessyJill Hennessy
25 November 1968
Actor, Street artist, Singer, Film director,

Alissa White-GluzAlissa White-Gluz
31 July 1985
Vocalist

Jessica LucasJessica Lucas
24 September 1985
Actor, Singer

Andrea MartinAndrea Martin
15 January 1947
Actress

Len CariouLen Cariou
30 September 1939
Actor, Singer, Stage actor
Bruce CockburnBruce Cockburn
27 May 1945
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter,

Sarah PolleySarah Polley
08 January 1979
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Singer,
Cathy SmithCathy Smith
26 October 1948
singer

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

Nicole AppletonNicole Appleton
07 December 1974
Actor, Singer
Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
04 December 1921
Actor, Singer, Musician, Opera singer, Film actor

Ramin KarimlooRamin Karimloo
19 September 1978
Actor
Leon RedboneLeon Redbone
26 August 1949
Singer, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist, Songwriter

Vanessa LengiesVanessa Lengies
21 July 1985
Actress

Laurieann GibsonLaurieann Gibson
14 July 1969
Choreographer

Jonny CraigJonny Craig
26 March 1986
Singer
Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
23 September 1897
Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor,

Richard ManuelRichard Manuel
03 April 1943
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician
Sophie SimmonsSophie Simmons
07 July 1992
Singer

Cassie SteeleCassie Steele
02 December 1989
Actor, Singer, Musician
Joanna GleasonJoanna Gleason
02 June 1950
Actress

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