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Famous Canadian Musicians

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

There Are More Canadians In The Music World Than You May Think

Famous Canadian Musicians


Canada is bursting at the seams with talent. There are more famous Canadian musicians than most people know. This is because America has a more thriving music industry and most major musicians usually end up moving there at some point during their career. Check out this list of famous musicians that you may not have known are Canadians.

1. David Foster

David Foster was born in Victoria, BC. He is a singer, songwriter, producer and has discovered such major talent as Celine Dion, Josh Groban and Michael Buble. David Foster now resides in California but visits Canada regularly.

2. Justin Bieber

Most people do know this one. JB was born is Stratford, Ontario In his early teens he moved to Atlanta, Georgia to pursue his music career after being discovered on YouTube by Scooter Braun. Justin is proud of his Canadian roots even though he now resides in the US.

3. Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams is a well-known guitarist, bassist, song writer and producer. Born in Kingston, Ontario in 1959 Adams has won multiple Junos, Grammys, and been nominated for Academy and Golden Globe awards. He has been inducted into the Hollywood and Canadian walks of fame and has been awarded the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia.

4. Nickelback

The boys of Nickelback are from the Canadian prairies, Hanna, Alberta to be exact. Nickelback has been performing since 1995 and has won numerous Junos and put out seven albums thus far.

5. Shania Twain

Shania has been massively successful in both the Canadian and American country music scenes. She has released six albums between 1993 and present. Born in Windsor, Ontario, she's also a proud Canadian.

Lots of the talent you hear on the radio everyday comes from the great white North. There are many more famous Canadian musicians who continue to play a key role in making the music industry what it is today.




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