Worst Canadian Music Artists

The Top Ten

1 Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. ...read more.

"Baby" is okay. But the rest of his music is AWFUL. He RUINED "Bad guy"

Gives lovely Canadians a bad name. - Britgirl

Why is celine dion on top instead of Justin?

He's technically not a Canadian Music Artist. He began his career in the US and he is an American citizen. It depends on how you look at it.

2 Shawn Mendes Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer-songwriter and model. He attracted a following in 2013, when he began posting song covers on the popular video sharing application Vine.

No shawn mendes is good not bad you poopheads

He is absolutely terrible - WinchesterGirl26

3 Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. He started his career on Canadian reality show "Degrassi: The Next Generation".
4 Celine Dion Céline Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer and businesswoman. She is best known for her song "My Heart Will Go On", which is the main theme of the 1997 film Titanic, which was the first film to gross $1 billion at the box office.

As much as I love some of the artists on this list, I must agree here. Her voice is annoying. - PetSounds

Absolute Canadian horridness taken to the next level. - SelfDestruct

She's a ROCK singer not crossover

She become very annoying. And she's a Canadian traitor because that slut lives at Las Vegas.

5 Serena Ryder

She's great pretender too, ripping off Chrissie hynde

As bad as Celine Dion for number 1. - SelfDestruct

6 The Tragically Hip The Tragically Hip, often referred to simply as The Hip, are a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of lead singer Gordon Downie, guitarist Paul Langlois, guitarist Rob Baker, bassist Gord Sinclair, and drummer Johnny Fay.

Thank god he is dead now

Drivel for over 20 years. They were an average bar band at their peak in 1994 and have equalled Nickelback's incompetence every year after.

Their singer can’t sing

7 Simple Plan Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.
8 Lil Meerkat Ameeer Pipi, better known by his stage name Lil Meerkat is a Canadian rapper and singer-songwriter. He is known for his infamous remix of the popular Queen song "Bohemian Rhapsody". He released his debut studio album "Weeaboo Paradise, Vol. 1" in November 2018.
9 Deadmau5 Joel Thomas Zimmerman (a.k.a. deadmau5) is a Canadian DJ producer, formerly a web developer, who produces a wide variety of electronic musical genres, such as electro and dubstep, but is best known for popularizing work in the areas of progressive house and electrohouse, along with the genres themselves. ...read more.

Deadmau5 is good - B1ueNew

10 Barenaked Ladies Barenaked Ladies is a Canadian rock band. The band is currently composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Ed Robertson, and Tyler Stewart.

The quintessence of boringness..


The Newcomers

? Theory Of A Deadman Theory of a Deadman is a Canadian post-grunge band. Formed in 2001, the band is currently signed to Roadrunner Records as well as 604 Records. They were discovered by Nickelback lead singer Chad Kroeger.
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The Contenders

11 Sarah McLachlan Sarah Ann McLachlan is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for her emotional ballads. As of 2009 she had sold over 30 million albums worldwide.
12 Bryan Adams Bryan Guy Adams is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.

Post Jim Valance has been a waste of Canadian time and attention. Retire already!

13 MAGIC! Magic!, originally stylized as MAGIC!, is a Canadian reggae fusion band based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

They made two bad songs and BOOM! They are popular. - SelfDestruct

14 Avril Lavigne Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian–French singer-songwriter and actress. 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.

Even if you don't like her music you can't ignore that she's a gifted and talented singer-songwriter. Her many fans all over the world proves that the statement of being one of the worst Canadian artists is ridiculous to say. VOTE her OUT of here!

At least she is very beautiful.

She makes nonsensical garbage all the time. - SelfDestruct

Hey she have a best voice.. Her lyrics are heart touching... She is my favee... you should listen to her songs once

15 Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen is a Canadian singer and songwriter from Mission, British Columbia, and later based in Vancouver. She is best known for her hit song "Call Me Maybe" which topped many charts in 2012.

She makes nonsensical garbage all the time. - SelfDestruct

16 D-Pryde

I think he is a Drake wannabe. - SelfDestruct

17 Shania Twain Shania Twain is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold over 100 million records, making her the best-selling female artist in country music history and among the best-selling music artists of all time.
18 The Weeknd Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was born on 16 February 1990 in Toronto, Ontario. ...read more.

Love some of his stuff but others are
And even more auto-tune - CygnusX99

What remove him from this list

19 Sum 41 Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Originally called Kaspir, the band was formed in 1996 and, as of 2015, consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Deryck Whibley, lead guitarist/backing vocalist Dave Baksh, co-lead guitarist/backing vocalist Tom Thacker, bassist/backing vocalist ...read more.
20 Jess Moskaluke

Terrible singer - sounds like someone strangling ba cat

21 Rush Rush was a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). ...read more.

These guys rock
So what are they doing on a worst list

They are the best thing to come out of Canada after maple syrup - CygnusX99

Read the lyrics to The Trees. TAXING everyone at the same rate (a flat tax) somehow is an improvement?

22 Jessie Reyez

The worst voice in all of humanity, her music is an atrocity

If someone put Limp Bizkit and Shawn Mendes in a blender and gave that person a transgender operation and gave her a truly horrible voice

23 Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.

Nickelback sucks

I hate this band and I'm not even Canadian. If you want better Canadian bands to listen to I highly recommend: Red, Three Days Grace, Theory of a Deadman and My Darkest Days. Their far more better than this! Chad Kroger sucks at singing and sounds like he's dying when he sings god I hope this band dies.

24 Neil Young Neil Percival Young is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
25 Hedley

Don't ever think highly of a band that has a serial rapist as a lead singer. And that rapist lead singer raped underage girls.

26 Alessia Cara Alessia Caracciolo, born on July 11th, 1996 is professionally known as Alessia Cara, is a Canadian singer and songwriter.
27 Rage Nucléaire

Cryptopsy Black Metal version - Doomed_God

28 Lil Shizz
29 Lil Tay
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