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It seems that Canada is fast becoming the place where boy-toy idols get their start. In addition to the now-known mistake that is Justin Bieber, Canada is now proud to present Shawn Mendes, a talented youngster who claims his fame from internet vines. Vines have been an internet fad now for a few years, and this 16-year-old from Pickering, Ont., was sure to cash...

If you have never heard of the Korean Pop-legend PSY, then you have been living under a rock without YouTube, and definitely need to educate yourself. PSY, who by 2012 was already the music king of South Korea, released his single “Gangnam Style” in July of 2012 and saw a meteoric rise in international fame. The single now has over 2 billion hits on YouTube,...

Barenaked Ladies is a well-loved Canadian alternative rock band that formed back in 1988. They have had several hit singles over the years, and are also known for the theme song of “The Big Bang Theory” television show. Barenaked Ladies have released 10 studio albums and sold over 15 million records. There is surely more success to come, but let’s...

Sarah McLachlan is a Canadian singer who is well known for her numerous philanthropic activities. In fact, McLachlan has even received honorary degrees for her humanitarian efforts, which range from disaster relief to outreach programs. Read below to find out about 10 of McLachlan’s philanthropic activities. They began shortly after she entered the musical...

Neil Young is a true rock and roll legend, having been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame not once, but two separate times. With a career spanning over 45 years, Young has released 35 albums and is widely considered to be one of the best songwriters of our time. Young is known to be very outspoken, and a lot of his music has political lyrics. Here are...

Active in the music industry since 1976, Bryan Adams has become a true superstar. Not only is he one of the best-selling recording artists of all time from Canada, but he has also been the recipient of numerous nominations, awards, and honors. Read below to find out more about how many awards he has been given, and what exactly they were for. 1. American Music Awards Adams...

Alanis Morissette wrote a piece for “The Fashion Spot” outlining her feelings on love and family. The article offered a look into the mind of this influential Canadian-American singer-songwriter on some issues that are close to her heart. Here are some of the highlights. 1. On the importance of monogamy Morissette is definitely big on monogamy, writing...

Though she released her first (self-titled) album two years earlier, Shania Twain truly burst onto the scene in 1995 with the release of her second album, “The Woman in Me”. Since then, the Canadian songstress has become a universally recognized musical sensation. With the promise of a new album on the horizon, her first since the release of “Up”...

The musical style of Canadian band Sum 41 has been labeled as everything from pop punk, to rock, to alternative metal. Their eclectic style has worked to their advantage, garnering millions of fans and record sales worldwide. With only one founding member left and their 6th album slated for release sometime in 2014, many fans are wondering what to expect. Until then,...

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There’s been a lot of great canadian singers, but we’ve compiled the greatest ones of all time. 1. Paul Anka Paul Anka was just a young teen when he became popular. His songs Put Your Head on My Shoulder and Diana became top hits on the charts. He has a way with words and a beautiful sounding voice. 2. Michael Buble In 2003, Buble came out with debut...