Canadian Female Pop Singers

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Throughout history, there have been many Canadian women pop singers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Canadian female pop singers such as Avril Lavigne, Nelly Furtado, Carly Rae Jepsen, Shania Twain, Anne Murray.
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 1 
Celine Dion
(Canadian Singer Known for Her Songs: ‘My Heart Will Go On’ and ‘The Power of Love’)
Celine Dion
54
Birthdate: March 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charlemagne, Canada

Celine Dion is a Canadian singer renowned for her powerful voice. Having sold more than 200 million records worldwide, Dion is one of the best-selling singers ever. Widely regarded as one of the most influential pop singers of her generation, Celine Dion's works have inspired other popular singers, such as Christina Aguilera, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Katy Perry, and Ariana Grande.

 2 
Shania Twain
(Singer Known for Her Album 'Come On Over')
Shania Twain
37
Birthdate: August 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada

Widely regarded as the Queen of Country Pop, Shania Twain is the best-selling female artist in the history of country music, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide. She is also one of the best-selling music artists ever. According to Billboard, Shania Twain is the 13th Greatest Music Video Female Solo Artist ever.

 3 
Nelly Furtado
(Canadian Singer and Songwriter Known for Her Singles: ‘I'm Like a Bird’ and ‘Turn Off the Light’)
Nelly Furtado
28
Birthdate: December 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Victoria, Canada

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.

 4 
Sarah McLachlan
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Best-Selling Album “Surfacing”)
Sarah McLachlan
8
Birthdate: January 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
Canadian singer Sarah Ann McLachlan is best known for her signature ballads and her bestselling album Surfacing. The three-time Grammy-winning and nine-time Juno-winning artist has also launched a free music school for disadvantaged youth and works against animal cruelty. She also launched the Lilith Fair, to promote female music artists.
 5 
Jeon So-mi
(Singer)
Jeon So-mi
8
Birthdate: March 9, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
 6 
Claire Elise Boucher
(Pop Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Album 'Visions')
Claire Elise Boucher
9
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.

 7 
Tegan and Sara
(Indie Pop Singers)
Tegan and Sara
18
Birthdate: September 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
 8 
Alessia Cara
(Known for Her Singles "Here", "Stay" and "Scars to Your Beautiful")
Alessia Cara
6
Birthdate: July 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brampton, 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.
 9 
Jessie Reyez
(Singer-songwriter)
Jessie Reyez
6
Birthdate: June 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Jessie Reyez is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She started playing guitar as a child and soon began writing songs as well. She pursued a career in music after high school. Initially, she struggled a lot but was able to carve a niche for herself in a few years. She received the Juno Breakthrough Artist Award in 2018. 

 10 
Maisy Stella
(Canadian Actress and Singer Known for Her TV Series ‘Nashville’)
Maisy Stella
7
Birthdate: December 13, 2003
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oshawa, Canada

Canadian-American actor-singer and Nashville star Maisy Stella is a teen icon who has gained phenomenal success with her role of Daphne Conrad. She has also been part of the musical duo Lennon & Maisy, along with her sister Lennon Stella. The duo is popular on YouTube, too.

 11 
Lara Fabian
(One of the Best-Selling Belgian Female Artists of All Time)
Lara Fabian
5
Birthdate: January 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Etterbeek, Belgium

Lara Fabian is a Canadian-Belgian musician, singer, songwriter, and actress. One of the best-selling Belgian music artists ever, Fabian has sold more than 20 million records all over the world. Over the course of her career, she has won many prestigious awards, such as Félix Awards and World Music Awards.

 12 
Anjulie Persaud
(Canadian Singer and Songwriter Best Known for Her Self-Titled Studio Album 'Anjulie')
Anjulie Persaud
4
Birthdate: May 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oakville, Canada

Anjulie Persaud is a Canadian songwriter and singer best known for her collaboration with popular artists like Nicki Minaj, Diplo, Kelly Clarkson, Benny Benassi, and Zedd among others. Anjulie's music has been featured on popular networks, such as HBO, MTV, and NBC. In 2013, she received the Juno Award for Dance Recording of the Year.

 13 
Cassie Steele
(Actress and singer best known for portraying Manny Santos on Degrassi: The Next Generation and Abby Vargas on The L.A. Complex)
Cassie Steele
3
Birthdate: December 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
 14 
Kiesza
(Singer songwriter)
Kiesza
4
Birthdate: January 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
 15 
Karen David
(Actress)
Karen David
4
Birthdate: April 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shillong, India
 16 
Ruth Berhe
(Singer, Songwriter)
Ruth Berhe
3
Birthdate: July 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta
 17 
Martha Wainwright
(Critically-Acclaimed Folk Pop Singer-Songwriter)
Martha Wainwright
3
Birthdate: May 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Born into a family of musicians, Canadian-American folk singer Martha Wainwright initially studied drama but later began her music career, performing at coffee-houses. She is talented songwriter, too and has performed as part of the duo known as the Wainwright Sisters, with her half-sister Lucy Wainwright Roche.

 18 
Jann Arden
(Famous for her Signature Ballads, "Could I Be Your Girl" & "Insensitive")
Jann Arden
3
Birthdate: March 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
 19 
Bulow
(Singer)
Bulow
3
Birthdate: December 25, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
 20 
Serena Ryder
(singer-songwriter)
Serena Ryder
3
Birthdate: December 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 21 
Jane Child
(Famous for Her Hit Single "Don't Wanna Fall in Love")
Jane Child
2
Birthdate: February 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 22 
Linda Chung
(Actress, Pop Singer)
Linda Chung
1
Birthdate: April 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maple Ridge, Canada
 23 
Lido Pimienta
(Singer whose album La Papessa, won the $50,000 2017 Polaris Music Prize)
Lido Pimienta
0
Birthdate: 1986 AD
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia
 24 
France Joli
(Singer)
France Joli
3
Birthdate: February 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
 25 
Tei Shi
(Indie pop star)
Tei Shi
1
Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
 26 
Paulina Gretzky
1
Birthdate: December 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 27 
Amy Sky
(Singer, Songwriter)
Amy Sky
1
Birthdate: September 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The daughter of renowned Canadian psychologist Dr. Sandy Shiner, Amy Sky was initially trained in the cello and began penning songs at age 13. Equipped with a degree in music theory and composition, the singer-songwriter has collaborated with artists such as Diana Ross and Jennifer Rush.

 28 
Katrina Stuart
0
Birthdate: September 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto
 29 
Kirsten Collins
0
Birthdate: March 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Calgary
 30 
Hailey Reese
(Singer, Songwriter, Actress)
Hailey Reese
5
Birthdate: January 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Ontario