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Canadian pop

Most popular artists in Canadian pop

This chart is based on the monthly listeners metric for all artists tagged with the genre canadian pop 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
105,103,249
86,503,759
2
74,561,336
75,957,199
3
73,759,474
89,592,953
4
41,942,822
42,940,250
5
26,887,419
3,945,053
6
22,783,481
11,122,366
7
22,471,537
3,686,112
8
19,484,340
8,451,133
9
19,395,766
3,543,715
10
18,643,218
4,890,686
11
15,550,402
3,065,987
12
15,268,637
11,807,108
13
13,791,627
6,332,220
14
8,707,061
2,863,556
15
7,286,861
1,411,602
16
Francesco Yates
6,182,491
39,568
17
4,348,056
706,215
18
3,651,024
383,643
19
3,408,716
275,139
20
3,231,983
736,696
21
3,210,165
1,724,756
22
2,755,285
804,398
23
2,653,846
12,856
24
2,564,921
888,099
25
2,243,112
765,525
26
1,856,567
543,923
27
1,553,011
99,321
28
1,502,731
41,810
29
1,500,026
334,284
30
1,472,756
772,010
31
1,380,610
846,327
32
Billy Raffoul
1,111,884
139,053
33
1,066,234
40,665
34
Lights
1,036,335
298,465
35
LØLØ
955,584
91,303
36
Allie X
857,969
857,145
37
Shay Lia
749,634
106,941
38
k.d. lang
621,412
393,081
39
Laurell
618,244
17,465
40
Deborah Cox
602,136
856,721
41
renforshort
571,330
87,666
42
Melanie Fiona
558,047
862,958
43
Virginia To Vegas
512,970
81,586
44
Massari
492,987
182,248
45
Coleman Hell
443,912
69,651
46
The Moffatts
421,560
168,156
47
Chantal Kreviazuk
402,790
82,887
48
Hedley
379,708
199,084
49
Justin Nozuka
301,081
99,657
50
Cate
296,540
88,850
51
Serena Ryder
285,441
84,927
52
Shawn Hook
257,561
61,384
53
Fefe Dobson
249,086
149,514
54
Shawn Desman
236,109
50,579
55
Alyssa Reid
216,847
51,518
56
Neon Dreams
178,415
27,490
57
Bobby Bazini
172,000
35,216
58
Aleesia
163,703
5,912
59
Glenn Lewis
154,002
132,715
60
Maggie Szabo
153,544
7,866
61
Karl Wolf
135,925
71,333
62
Nikki Yanofsky
128,397
39,475
63
Amanda Marshall
127,949
57,490
64
SoulDecision
123,180
26,021
65
Laur Elle
93,781
12,222
66
Remy Shand
88,501
32,082
67
Tilsen
84,576
2,524
68
Ria Mae
76,134
26,627
69
Beatchild
75,144
28,567
70
Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine
74,871
28,806
71
Dan Talevski
71,420
10,340
72
Blake McGrath
68,242
20,153
73
Kristina Maria
62,175
16,908
74
Danny Fernandes
56,987
27,405
75
Karim Ouellet
56,817
20,503
76
Theresa Sokyrka
53,450
1,005
77
Andrew Allen
47,919
15,626
78
Keshia Chanté
43,500
17,844
79
Kayla Diamond
40,062
4,165
80
George Nozuka
38,196
18,058
81
Stereos
37,889
14,648
82
Kreesha Turner
36,682
6,172
83
Mark Masri
33,550
5,878
84
Theo Tams
32,887
5,921
85
Victoria Duffield
31,712
16,595
86
Jesse Labelle
29,283
4,861
87
jacksoul
29,157
5,122
88
b4-4
22,188
7,663
89
Luke McMaster
19,509
1,613
90
David Spekter
16,847
2,105
91
Cold Specks
16,493
20,459
92
Elise Estrada
15,392
18,032
93
Jully Black
15,359
5,861
94
Mike Ruby
14,779
1,323
95
Divine Brown
13,822
2,308
96
Amy Sky
12,484
1,676
97
Neverest
12,044
8,106
98
Kellylee Evans
11,511
6,344
99
Dru
10,690
7,161
100
Jeff Hendrick
10,115
5,172
101
Emmalyn
9,125
4,881
102
Ashleigh Ball
8,485
3,991
103
Gary Beals
8,198
879
104
Appleton
7,765
7,568
105
Sugar Jones
7,360
1,427
106
Melissa O'Neil
6,653
5,950
107
Vita Chambers
6,459
1,389
108
McMaster & James
6,340
640
109
Kim Stockwood
6,207
1,651
110
Gordie Sampson
5,500
2,177
111
Cory Lee
5,205
3,129
112
The New Cities
4,636
3,719
113
Ricky J
4,583
347
114
Loviet
3,885
2,994
115
Sean Jones
3,395
7,521
116
Suzie McNeil
3,380
3,066
117
Jacynthe
3,258
672
118
Zaki Ibrahim
3,126
4,660
119
Melissa Molinaro
2,768
4,764
120
Sarah MacDougall
2,709
2,242
121
Brian Melo
2,576
1,179
122
Damhnait Doyle
2,451
2,679
123
John Ellison
2,243
206
124
Ash Koley
1,758
916
125
The Midway State
1,715
1,442
126
Eva Avila
1,685
1,066
127
Jarvis Church
1,605
1,416
128
Rex Goudie
1,494
829
129
Tomi Swick
1,284
577
130
Stef Lang
1,182
858
131
Kalan Porter
1,138
672
132
Melanie Durrant
1,101
945
133
Roz Bell
1,045
173
134
Ryan Malcolm
1,025
380
135
Carl Henry
799
383
136
Candy Coated Killahz
757
209
137
Addictiv
728
287
138
X-Quisite
549
172
139
Eric Mercury
536
1,330
140
Julie Crochetiere
331
379
141
Liberty Silver
296
200
142
Lisa Lavie
135
1,415
143
Jhevon Paris
119
410

Some info about canadian pop

Canadian pop music is a fascinating genre that traces its roots back to the 1960s, with an illustrious history of contributing heart touching sensations to the global pop scene. Known for its unique style and diverse musical range, this genre reflects the rich cultural variety and the spirit of Canada's vast geographic expanse.

Anne Murray was one of the first Canadian pop artists to gain international acclaim in the 1970s, opening the door for future artists to thrive. She broke new ground in the industry, proving that Canadian talent could succeed on the global stage. Celine Dion, another iconic figure of Canadian pop and a Grammy winner, has also played a major role in popularizing the genre worldwide with her soaring vocals and emotional delivery. Her songs like "My Heart Will Go On" and "Because You Loved Me" have become pop classics.

The '90s witnessed the surge of artists like Alanis Morissette, Shania Twain and Sarah McLachlan, who further cemented Canada's place in the global pop landscape. Morissette’s album "Jagged Little Pill" stands as an anthem of the 90s era with its raw emotional honesty. Simultaneously, Shania Twain added a crossover appeal, blending country and pop, ultimately becoming one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

In recent years, modern pop icons such as Justin Bieber, Drake, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes have taken the baton. Bieber's swift rise from a small-town artist to a global superstar is well known and played a crucial part in introducing Canadian pop music to a new, younger demographic. Drake, emerging out of Toronto’s hip hop scene, has successfully incorporated pop into his style, appealing to a broad range of fans. The Weeknd’s enigmatic style and ability to blend dark, moody R&B with pop elements has brought a fresh perspective to the genre. Meanwhile, Shawn Mendes’ catchy, guitar-driven pop catapulted him from Vine to stadiums around the world.

Though Canadian pop has local roots, its popularity is by no means confined to Canadian borders. Artists have gained immense fan bases in countries like the USA, UK, Australia, and Germany, to name a few. They have been recognized in major international awards, from the Grammys to the Brits, further solidifying Canada's reputation as a pop powerhouse.

Canadian pop music is not just about chart-topping hits or charismatic performers. It is also a reflection of the multicultural and inclusive identity of Canada. In its lyrics, you will often find themes of love, disappointment, fantasy, and courage, but also social commentary and messages of unity and tolerance.

There's something in Canadian pop for everyone, which is perhaps why it remains universally appealing. So, whether it's the classic sound of artists like Anne Murray, Bryan Adams and Celine Dion, or the modern edge of Drake, Bieber and Alessia Cara, Canadian pop continues to captivate audiences worldwide, marking an indelible footprint on global music history.