Canadian singers popular 19 musical artists
Canadian singers: Some musical performers have become so embedded in American music culture that many fans are unaware they are Canadian. How many of the artists on this list have you never heard of before?
1. Justin Bieber
In many people’s minds, Bieber is the biggest star in the Canadian music scene, if not the entire world. Justin Bieber was born in London, Ontario, on March 1, 1994, and now resides in Waterloo.
2. Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen is a singer, songwriter, and actress from Canada. Jepsen was born and raised in Mission, British Columbia, and went on to study musical theatre at the Canadian College of Performing Arts in Victoria, British Columbia.
3. Celine Dion
Céline Marie Claudette Dion CC OQ is a singer from Canada. Her powerful, technically trained vocals have earned her the title of best-selling Canadian music artist and one of the best-selling artists of all time, with over 200 million albums sold worldwide.
Celine Dion was born in Charlemagne, Quebec, on March 30, 1968, and currently resides in Henderson, Nevada.
4. The Weeknd
The Weeknd was born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye in Toronto on Feb. 16, 1990, and was raised in the eastern suburb of Scarborough before returning to Toronto. Since then, he has made his home in Hidden Hills, California.
Drake, who was born Aubrey Drake Graham in Toronto on Oct. 24, 1986, rose to prominence in Canada as a star of “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” in which he played a basketball player who was shot and disabled.