Canadian female singers

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  1. Avril Lavigne
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    Avril Lavigne

    1,254,889 views

    Avril Ramona Lavigne (/ˈævrɨl ləˈvn/; born 27 September 1984) is a is a Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, and spent most of her youth in the town of Greater Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million. In 2002, when she was 17 years old, Lavigne entered the music industry with her debut album Let Go, becoming one of the most popular pop punk artists, a reason she earned her reputation of a "skater punk" persona and "pop punk princess". Since her professional debut she has sold more than 30 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide.


  2. Shania Twain
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    Shania Twain

    556,578 views

    Shania Twain, OC (/ʃəˌn.ə ˈtwn/) (born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Twain has sold over 85 million records, making her one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. She is also the best selling female artist in the history of country music, which garnered her honorific titles including the "Queen of Country Pop".


  3. Céline Dion
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    Céline Dion

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    Céline Marie Claudette Dion, CC OQ (/ˈdɒn/; born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and occasional actress. Born into a large family from Charlemagne, Quebec, Dion emerged as a teen star in the French-speaking world after her manager and future husband René Angélil mortgaged his home to finance her first record. In 1990, she released the English-language album Unison, establishing herself as a viable pop artist in North America and other English-speaking areas of the world.


  4. Jessica Lowndes
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    Jessica Lowndes

    281,230 views

    Jessica Suzanne Lowndes (/lndz/; born November 8, 1988) is a Canadian actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role as Adrianna Tate-Duncan on The CW teen drama series 90210.


  5. Vanity
    #5

    Vanity

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    Denise Katrina Matthews (born January 4, 1959), formerly known as Vanity and sometimes credited as Denise Matthews-Smith or D.D. Winters, is a Canadian former singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and model who has turned away from performing to concentrate on evangelism. Vanity's career lasted from the 1980s until the early mid-1990s.


  6. Yvonne De Carlo
    #6

    Yvonne De Carlo

    218,325 views

    Yvonne De Carlo (born Margaret Yvonne Middleton; September 1, 1922 – January 8, 2007) was a Canadian-American actress, singer, and dancer whose career in film, television, and musical theatre spanned six decades.


  7. Nelly Furtado
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    Nelly Furtado

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    Nelly Kim Furtado, ComIH (born December 2, 1978) 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 world. Furtado first gained fame with her debut album, Whoa, Nelly!, which spawned two successful singles, "I'm Like a Bird" and "Turn Off the Light". "I'm Like A Bird" won a 2001 Juno Award for Single of the Year and a 2002 Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. In 2003, Furtado released Folklore, which produced three international singles: "Powerless (Say What You Want)", "Try", and "Força".


  8. Alanis Morissette
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    Alanis Morissette

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    Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) 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 two Golden Globe Awards. Morissette began her career in Canada, and as a teenager recorded two dance-pop albums, Alanis (1991) and Now Is the Time (1992), under MCA Records Canada. Her first international album was the rock-influenced Jagged Little Pill, released in 1995. Jagged has sold more than 33 million units globally. Her following album, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, was released in 1998.


  9. Anne Murray
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    Anne Murray

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    Morna Anne Murray CC ONS (born June 20, 1945), known professionally as Anne Murray, is a Canadian singer in pop, country, and adult contemporary music whose albums have sold over 54 million copies worldwide as of 2012.


  10. Malin Akerman
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    Malin Akerman

    107,767 views

    Malin Maria Åkerman (born May 12, 1978) is a Swedish Canadian actress, model and singer. She is best known as an actress, first making appearances in several Canadian productions. In the early 2000s, she had many television and film parts, including The Utopian Society (2003) and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004). Following a supporting role on the comedy series The Comeback (2005), Åkerman gained her first starring roles in the feature films The Heartbreak Kid (2007) and 27 Dresses (2008).


  11. Lara Fabian
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    Lara Fabian

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    Lara Crokaert (born January 9, 1970), better known as Lara Fabian, is a BelgianCanadian singer. She has sold over 20 million records worldwide and is the best-selling Belgian female artist of all time.


  12. Deanna Durbin
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    Deanna Durbin

    74,194 views

    Edna Mae Durbin (December 4, 1921 – c. April 20, 2013), known professionally as Deanna Durbin, was a Canadian-born American actress and singer, who appeared in musical films in the 1930s and 1940s. With the technical skill and vocal range of a legitimate lyric soprano, she performed everything from popular standards to operatic arias.


  13. Tamia
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    Tamia

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    Tamia Marilyn Hill (born May 9, 1975), known professionally as Tamia, is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She is best known for her first Top 40 hit on the R&B charts "You Put A Move On My Heart", her 2001 hit "Stranger in My House", Fabolous' 2003 hit "Into You" (which samples her 1998 song "So into You"), her 2006 hit "Me" and her 2012 hit "Beautiful Surprise". Tamia is married to retired NBA player Grant Hill. They have two daughters; Myla Grace and Lael Rose.


  14. Terri Clark
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    Terri Clark

    84,887 views

    Terri Lynn Sauson (born August 5, 1968), known professionally as Terri Clark, is a Canadian country music artist who has had success in both Canada and the United States. Signed to Mercury Records in 1995, she released her self-titled debut that year. Both it and its two follow-ups, 1996's Just the Same and 1998's How I Feel, were certified platinum in both countries, and produced several Top Ten country hits.


  15. Sarah McLachlan
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    Sarah McLachlan

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    Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC (born January 28, 1968) 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 albums worldwide. McLachlan's best-selling album to date is Surfacing, for which she won two Grammy Awards (out of four nominations) and four Juno Awards. In addition to her personal artistic efforts, she founded the Lilith Fair tour, which showcased female musicians on a scale that had never been attempted before. The Lilith Fair concert tours took place from 1997 to 1999, and resumed in the summer of 2010. On May 6, 2014, she released her first album of original music in four years, titled Shine On.


  16. Cassie Steele
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    Cassie Steele

    71,032 views

    Cassandra Rae "Cassie" Steele (born December 2, 1989) is a Canadian actress, singer and songwriter, best known for portraying Manny Santos on Degrassi: The Next Generation and Abby Vargas on The L.A. Complex. Steele is of British descent on her father's side and Filipino descent on her mother's side. In 2014, she played Sarah in the MTV horror television movie The Dorm.


  17. Joni Mitchell
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    Joni Mitchell

    88,486 views

    Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell, CC (née Anderson; born November 7, 1943) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and painter. Mitchell's work is highly respected by critics, and she has deeply influenced fellow musicians in a diverse range of genres. Rolling Stone has called her "one of the greatest songwriters ever", and AllMusic has stated, "When the dust settles, Joni Mitchell may stand as the most important and influential female recording artist of the late 20th century". Her lyrics are noted for their developed poetics, addressing social and environmental ideals alongside personal feelings of romantic longing, confusion, disillusion, and joy.


  18. Keshia Chante
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    Keshia Chante

    64,434 views


  19. Kate Todd
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    Kate Todd

    62,849 views

    Kate Todd (born December 12, 1987) is a Canadian actress, singer and songwriter. She's best known for her role as Lily Randall in Radio Free Roscoe and Sally in Life with Derek. She is also known for her continuing role as Erica in the movie and series My Babysitter's a Vampire and has a recurring role in the Canadian drama series The L.A. Complex as Katee.


  20. k.d. lang
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    k.d. lang

    56,568 views

    Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC (born November 2, 1961), known by her stage name k.d. lang, is a Canadian pop and country singer-songwriter and occasional actress.


  21. Jill Hennessy
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    Jill Hennessy

    55,013 views

    Jillian Noel "Jill" Hennessy (born November 25, 1968) is a Canadian actress and musician. She is most known for her roles on the American television series Law & Order, on which she played prosecutor Claire Kincaid for three seasons, and Crossing Jordan, in which she played the lead character, Jordan Cavanaugh, for six seasons. She has also acted in films such as RoboCop 3 and Most Wanted, and the independent films Chutney Popcorn and The Acting Class, the latter of which she also wrote and co-directed.


  22. Fefe Dobson
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    Fefe Dobson

    46,362 views

    Felicia Lily "Fefe" Dobson (born February 28, 1985) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and recording artist. Born in Toronto, Canada, her career began when Jive Records attempted to develop her as a popular musician, which Dobson refused. Dobson then sang for Island/Def Jam where the executives contracted her.


  23. Carly Rae Jepsen
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    Carly Rae Jepsen

    60,239 views

    Carly Rae Jepsen (born November 21, 1985) is a Canadian singer and songwriter from Mission, British Columbia currently based in Vancouver. In 2007, she placed third in Canadian Idol season five's competition. Jepsen independently released her debut album, Tug of War, in 2008. In 2011, she released the single "Call Me Maybe", which was followed in 2012 by her debut EP, Curiosity, and her second album, Kiss. "Call Me Maybe" reached number one in 18 countries during 2012 and was the year's best-selling single worldwide. Jepsen's third album, Emotion, was released in 2015 and is influenced by songs from the 1980s. It produced the hit single "I Really Like You".


  24. Alexz Johnson
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    Alexz Johnson

    40,207 views

    Alexzandra Spencer "Alexz" Johnson (born November 4, 1986) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, actress and philanthropist. Her debut album Voodoo was independently released in 2010, followed by the demo release of The Basement Recordings in 2011, with its sequel, The Basement Recordings II, and EP Skipping Stone in 2012.


  25. Diana Krall
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    Diana Krall

    49,400 views

    Diana Jean Krall, OC, OBC (born November 16, 1964) is a Canadian jazz pianist and singer, known for her contralto vocals. She has sold more than 6 million albums in the US and over 15 million worldwide. On December 11, 2009, Billboard magazine named her the second Jazz artist of the 2000–09 decade, establishing her as one of the best-selling artists of her time.


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