Canada List of Famous Bands from Canada

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List of Canada bands, listed by their level of fame. This Canada musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Canada bands are included, as well as many Canada musicians of underground status. This list of Canada musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Canada bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, and spent most of her youth in the town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on ...more

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Neil Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Rock music, Experimental rock, Grunge Neil Young is a singer-songwriter, Musician,film score composer, film producer, film director, actor and screenwriter.

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Celine Dion is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music Celine Dion is a Canadian Singer born on March 30, 1968. She entered the music industry at an early age. She has won a lot of awards over the last two decades and is one of the most famous ...more

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Rush is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Rush is a Canadian rock band formed in August 1968 in the Willowdale neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario. The band is composed of bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee; guitarist and ...more

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Joni Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Pop music, Folk music, Folk jazz Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell, CC, is a Canadian singer-songwriter and painter. Mitchell began singing in small nightclubs in Saskatchewan and Western Canada and then busking in the ...more

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Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for ...more

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Shania Twain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Country pop, Pop music, Rock music Shania Twain, OC is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Twain is one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, having sold over 75 million albums worldwide. She is also the best selling ...more

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Nickelback is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Rock music, Grunge, Heavy metal Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, ...more

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Bryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Heartland rock Bryan Guy Adams, OC OBC is a Canadian singer, musician, producer, actor, social activist, and photographer. Adams has been one of the most successful figures of the world of rock music during ...more

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Leonard Cohen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Synthpop, Pop music, Spoken word Leonard Norman Cohen, CC GOQ is a Canadian singer–songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist. His work has explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships. Cohen has ...more

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Arcade Fire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Indie pop, Alternative rock, Art rock Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother Will Butler, Richard ...more

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Nelly Furtado is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Hip hop music, Rock music, Latin American music Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles, bringing her total sales to over 40 million records around the ...more

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Heart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide. Over the group's four-decade history, the band has had three primary lineups, with ...more

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The Band is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Americana, Blues-rock, Rock music The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group that originally consisted of Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel and Robbie Robertson. The members of the Band first came ...more

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Geddy Lee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Hard rock Geddy Lee Weinrib, OC, known professionally as Geddy Lee, is a Canadian musician and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the Canadian rock group Rush. Lee ...more

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Three Days Grace is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Groundswell is the former name of the band Three Days Grace.

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Neko Case is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Americana, Folk rock, Alternative country Neko Richelle Case is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her solo career and her contributions as a member of the Canadian indie rock group

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Sarah McLachlan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Piano rock Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter, and pianist. Known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range, as of 2009, she has sold over 40 million ...more

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k.d. lang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Folk music Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC, known by her stage name k.d. lang, is a Canadian pop and country singer-songwriter and occasional actress. Lang has won both Juno Awards and Grammy Awards for her musical ...more

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Sum 41 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Pop punk, Rapcore, Melodic hardcore Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. The band was formed in 1996 and as of 2014 consists of members Deryck Whibley, Tom Thacker, and Jason McCaslin. In April 2013, former ...more

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Tegan and Sara is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie Tegan and Sara is a Canadian indie rock/indie pop duo formed in 1995 in Calgary, Alberta, composed of identical twin sisters Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Keirsten Quin. Both musicians are ...more

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Neil Peart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Progressive metal, Swing music, Heavy metal Neil Ellwood Peart, OC, is a Canadian musician and author. He is the drummer and lyricist for the rock band Rush. Peart has received numerous awards for his musical performances, and is known ...more

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Triumph is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock Triumph is a Canadian hard rock power trio that was popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s. Between the band's 16 albums and DVDs, Triumph has received 18 gold and 9 platinum awards in ...more

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Broken Social Scene is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Shoegazing, Experimental rock, Dream pop Broken Social Scene is a Canadian indie rock band, a musical collective including as few as six and as many as nineteen members, formed in 1999 by Kevin Drew and Brendan Canning. Most of its ...more

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Feist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canada
Indie pop, Anti-folk, Folk music Leslie Feist, known professionally as Feist, is a Canadian indie pop singer-songwriter, performing both as a solo artist and as a member of the indie rock group Broken Social Scene. Feist ...more