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Canadian contemporary r&b

Most popular artists in Canadian contemporary r&b

This chart is based on the monthly listeners metric for all artists tagged with the genre canadian contemporary r&b by Spotify. It may contain some errors or some data may not be up to date. You can check the artist profile to update data if necessary.

# Artist Monthly Listeners Followers
1
105,220,661
85,990,239
2
26,717,372
6,073,058
3
20,615,818
3,529,118
4
15,156,528
11,798,197
5
7,883,492
951,243
6
7,784,365
1,410,203
7
6,243,853
516,417
8
3,018,930
1,167,969
9
2,250,099
262,714
10
FRVRFRIDAY
1,733,263
85,782
11
1,691,160
303,225
12
1,607,110
1,246,619
13
1,328,439
403,381
14
1,274,431
356,125
15
PLAZA
825,855
181,372
16
Black Atlass
799,630
113,792
17
Glenn Gould
772,280
251,248
18
Shay Lia
749,634
106,941
19
anders
704,436
159,191
20
benny mayne
693,048
24,336
21
WizTheMc
599,353
63,717
22
586,465
74,834
23
Harrison Brome
550,074
40,814
24
JON VINYL
459,494
81,377
25
Allan Rayman
451,432
173,524
26
Always Never
443,717
115,743
27
TOBi
347,104
86,045
28
MANILA GREY
317,955
108,579
29
Justin Nozuka
301,081
99,657
30
The Kount
287,700
33,754
31
LOONY
281,480
52,990
32
Honors
258,236
38,112
33
Ramriddlz
245,668
137,537
34
11:11
240,282
277,129
35
Jesse Gold
228,049
41,216
36
KALLITECHNIS
212,236
22,015
37
COTIS
211,289
32,453
38
MorMor
209,575
115,149
39
Sylo
201,949
47,453
40
Scribz Riley
200,506
22,423
41
Lou Val
191,675
57,822
42
Sara Diamond
180,197
26,201
43
Dylan Sinclair
178,590
84,041
44
Matt Storm
139,589
3,741
45
JAHKOY
137,113
100,882
46
Eric Ryan
133,903
6,637
47
K. Forest
124,075
125,776
48
Brandon Taylor
117,474
5,895
49
Makk Mikkael
110,701
4,821
50
12AM
108,239
48,045
51
Savannah Ré
103,457
47,193
52
Liza
102,324
15,472
53
Maurice Moore
93,740
70,821
54
Hunnah
92,867
11,016
55
J-Soul
90,468
21,451
56
Emanuel
83,851
30,518
57
Cortes
81,888
26,013
58
Joyia
79,952
4,769
59
JRDN
79,581
12,824
60
Alann8h
69,933
12,279
61
Locals Only Sound
65,352
5,483
62
DYLN
55,150
8,281
63
Amaal Nuux
54,998
20,001
64
Joël Lobban
51,005
9,179
65
DACEY
49,869
10,009
66
TiKA
47,097
1,562
67
J. Hutton
45,904
9,068
68
Jhyve
44,168
4,993
69
Ruben Young
43,794
6,687
70
Keshia Chanté
43,500
17,844
71
Erez Zobary
43,088
6,979
72
Pryde
39,452
21,490
73
Jake Hope
39,119
24,174
74
Jayd Ink
32,513
9,319
75
memyself&vi
31,030
7,519
76
Majo
30,068
3,791
77
Matthew Chaim
29,913
8,598
78
Jay Isaiah
29,779
4,054
79
jacksoul
29,157
5,122
80
Kresnt
28,648
9,729
81
xiv
28,199
1,773
82
laye
26,700
10,586
83
BLAISE MOORE
25,534
36,493
84
Maryze
25,078
3,615
85
Josh Sahunta
24,625
5,555
86
Kalisway
24,611
7,353
87
Chris LaRocca
24,024
6,135
88
Flowerboy
22,411
2,930
89
Notifi
21,884
10,080
90
Kendra Dias
21,147
1,213
91
NIIVA
20,933
6,400
92
Kiki Rowe
20,738
5,330
93
F.N.
18,914
4,267
94
Zolo
18,220
5,484
95
YASSiN & Sean Terrio
17,667
5,896
96
Olive B
17,610
3,953
97
Yarah
16,874
8,007
98
JYDN HILL
15,646
15,109
99
Nilo Blues
15,089
3,570
100
Yung Heat
14,733
448
101
SIM
14,614
5,054
102
RAJAN
14,595
8,508
103
Afta Hill
14,034
4,193
104
Tanika Charles
13,819
7,140
105
Myles Lloyd
13,803
3,842
106
Ben Stevenson
13,324
3,132
107
Lais
13,109
7,302
108
SLMN
12,143
3,501
109
Kennedy Rd.
12,126
20,678
110
August Rigo
11,565
5,780
111
McKenzie Small
9,995
21,737
112
Abra Taylor
9,669
3,019
113
lemin.
9,336
6,082
114
Emmalyn
9,125
4,881
115
STORRY
8,265
4,405
116
Gary Beals
8,198
879
117
Leila Dey
5,600
1,815
118
Mcevoy
5,042
1,452
119
Bones & Bridges
5,016
1,498
120
A'Donzo
4,674
1,262
121
Seth Dyer
4,331
2,037
122
Ebhoni
4,300
5,005
123
Sam Drysdale
4,296
7,953
124
ANASTAASIA
3,854
916
125
Myles Castello
3,467
2,697
126
Mighloe
3,195
2,353
127
Roger Marsil
3,181
669
128
Treh LaMonte
2,724
656
129
Rizzla
2,707
8,989
130
Alex Price
2,532
845
131
Estyr
2,232
440
132
Acey
2,008
428
133
Andria Piperni
1,726
11,233
134
quami.xyz
1,573
1,203
135
Justine Tyrell
1,549
1,492
136
Kim Davis
1,495
507
137
Nicole Glazunov
1,438
1,082
138
Aaricia
1,432
1,654
139
Chris Oday
1,271
1,320
140
Aica
1,165
655
141
EhCee
1,156
731
142
Melanie Durrant
1,101
945
143
Keffa
1,053
1,166
144
Jeff Sanon
1,036
784
145
Jodi Guthro
1,031
1,398
146
Kenny Gourmet
720
656
147
ThenWhen
652
555
148
Joanna Borromeo
582
733
149
Freeman Young
348
232
150
Emma Lokai
261
610
151
XNDR Q.
208
117
152
Truevined
135
784
153
Valerie Aimee
118
265
154
Ashton Mills
111
219
155
Conrad The Third
75
59

Some info about canadian contemporary r&b

Canadian Contemporary R&B is a genre that has gained widespread recognition in the global music scene throughout the last decade. This unique style of music encapsulates a sound that is heavily influenced by traditional R&B, yet it seamlessly blends in elements from other contemporary genres such as hip-hop, soul, and electronic music, to create a fresh and modern sound that appeals to the younger generation.

The emergence of Canadian Contemporary R&B has arguably been a recent development, taking root in the late 1990s and early 2000s. However, it's true acceleration was noticeable in the 2010s when a number of Canadian R&B artists started gaining international attention and acclaim.

The indisputable ambassadors of the genre are artists such as Drake, The Weeknd and PARTYNEXTDOOR, who have collectively thrust the genre onto the global stage. Drake's hip-hop infused R&B style has made him one of the most successful music artists in the world, while The Weeknd's fusion of R&B with elements of pop, soul, indie rock, and electronic music has earned him similar success, and their achievements have paved the way for countless other Canadian contemporary R&B artists to flourish.

One of the defining characteristics of Canadian Contemporary R&B is its emotional rawness and vulnerability, which the artists manifest through their deeply personal lyrics complemented by intricate beats and melodies. This distinctive sound is largely the reason why this genre stands out in the crowd of other contemporary music genres.

Canadian Contemporary R&B has found its most significant fanbase not only in Canada, but also in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, where the influences of the American R&B music scene are strong. The popularity of this genre is well reflected in the frequent radio airplay and chart-topping hits in these countries. Moreover, Canadian R&B artists continue to enjoy a solid presence in various international music award events, cementing their relevance and impact on the global music industry.

However, the genre’s impact doesn't stop there. Many Canadian Contemporary R&B artists, such as Daniel Caesar and Jessie Reyez, have been lauded for their forward-thinking approach to the genre, pushing boundaries and challenging traditional norms associated with the sound and scope of R&B. This daring creativity, paired with the raw talent abundant in Canadian R&B, has not only invigorated the genre but planted it firmly at the forefront of contemporary music.

In conclusion, Canadian Contemporary R&B is a vibrant and dynamic genre that continues to inspire and evolve. It is deeply rooted in traditional R&B but isn’t afraid to chart its own course and incorporate elements from a diverse array of other genres. This makes it an exciting and ever-evolving style that continues to captivate music enthusiasts worldwide. With its trailblazing artists, its emotional depth, and its innovative take on R&B, Canadian Contemporary R&B is unquestionably making its mark in the music industry.