What Canadian band has sold the most albums?

Who is the most famous Canadian artist?

19 famous artists you didn’t know were from Canada

  • #1. Justin Bieber. Bieber is arguably the biggest name in the Canadian music scene and, in many people’s opinions, the world. …
  • #2. Carly Rae Jepsen. Call me maybe? …
  • #3. Celine Dion. …
  • #4. The Weeknd. …
  • #5. Drake. …
  • #7. Neil Young. …
  • #8. Bryan Adams. …
  • #10. k.d. lang.

What famous rock bands are from Canada?

Readers’ Poll: The 10 Greatest Canadian Rock Stars

  • Corey Hart.
  • Joni Mitchell. …
  • The Band. …
  • The Guess Who. Photo : Rick Diamond/Getty Images for IEBA. …
  • Bryan Adams. Photo : Dave M. …
  • The Tragically Hip. Photo : Mark Horton/WireImage. …
  • Saga. Photo : Peter Wafzig/Redferns via Getty Images. …
  • Arcade Fire. Photo : Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images. …

Who is Canada’s greatest songwriter?

Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Lightfoot CC OOnt
Birth name Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr.
Born November 17, 1938 Orillia, Ontario, Canada
Genres Folk folk rock country pop
Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter

What is the greatest Canadian band of all time?

Top 20 greatest Canadian bands

  • Arkells. …
  • Metric. …
  • Nickelback. …
  • Great Big Sea. …
  • Billy Talent. …
  • The Guess Who. …
  • The Tragically Hip. …
  • Rush. The Toronto prog trio may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but those who love Rush really love Rush.
IT\'S FUNNING:  Can I migrate to Canada at 17?

What Canadian bands are in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Currently, only five other Canadian musicians and bands (Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, The Band, Rush, and Leonard Cohen) have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The campaign includes a change.org petition with the goal of one million fan signatures.

Who was the first Canadian to go platinum?

On 1 August 1975, the first three Canadian albums were certified Platinum: Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s Four Wheel Drive, Beau Dommage’s self-titled album, and Paul Anka’s Anka. In the mid-70s, the world was being swept up in ABBA fever.

Is heart a Canadian band?

Heart is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Seattle, Washington as The Army.

Who is the best selling Canadian musician of all time?

The top-selling Canadian artist (by album sales in Canada) during the 20-year “Nielsen Music Canada era,” is, not surprisingly, Celine Dion when tallying up all her physical and digital sales for the Top Overall Artist chart.

Who is the top selling Canadian artist of all time?

Top 150 Overall Selling Canadian Artists

  • Celine Dion.
  • Shania Twain.
  • Michael Buble.
  • The Tragically Hip.
  • Sarah McLachlan.
  • Nickelback.
  • Diana Krall.
  • Avril Lavigne.

Who is the most successful Canadian singer?

Celine Dion:

Her power ballads and impressive vocal skills have continued to grow her career, winning a whopping 5 Grammy awards (best album and record of the year included). She is arguably the most well known Canadian Artist of all time.