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List of musicians from Ontario

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The following is a list of musicians and musical groups from the Canadian province of Ontario.

Contents

List of Ontario musicians by genre

Uncategorised bands/musicians/singers/rappers

  • Alexisonfire – St. Catharines
  • Down With Webster – Toronto
  • Billy Talent – Mississauga
  • Bryan Adams – Kingston
  • Paul Anka – Ottawa
  • Eva Avila – Ottawa
  • Barenaked Ladies – Scarborough
  • Justin Bieber – London
  • Jully Black – Toronto
  • Blue Rodeo – Toronto
  • Broken Social Scene – Toronto
  • Cancer Bats – Toronto
  • Keshia Chanté – Ottawa
  • Bruce Cockburn – Ottawa
  • Deborah Cox – Toronto
  • Hugh Dillon – Kingston
  • Fefe Dobson – Scarborough
  • Saga (band) – Oakville
  • Drake – Toronto
  • The Weeknd – Scarborough
  • J. D. Fortune – Mississauga
  • Finger Eleven – Burlington
  • Sarah Harmer – Burlington
  • illScarlett – Mississauga
  • Kardinal Offishall – Scarborough/Toronto
  • James LaBrie – Penetanguishene
  • Avril Lavigne – Napanee
  • Gordon Lightfoot – Orillia
  • Lights – Timmins
  • Five Man Electrical Band – Ottawa
  • Little X – Toronto
  • Guy Lombardo – London
  • Brian Melo – Hamilton
  • Metric – Toronto
  • My Darkest Days – Toronto
  • Alanis Morissette – Ottawa
  • Joey Muha - Port Dover
  • Nelly Furtado – Forest Hill, Toronto
  • Our Lady Peace – Toronto
  • Peaches – Toronto
  • Protest The Hero – Whitby
  • Hail The Villain – Oshawa
  • Anastasia Rizikov – Toronto
  • Rush – Toronto
  • Paul Shaffer – Thunder Bay
  • Silverstein – Burlington
  • Skye Sweetnam – Bolton
  • Snow – Toronto
  • Sum 41 – Ajax
  • Three Days Grace – Toronto
  • The Tragically Hip – Kingston
  • Tokyo Police Club – Newmarket
  • Shania Twain – Windsor
  • Vanity – Niagara Falls
  • Tamia Washington – Windsor
  • Neil Young – Toronto
  • Joel Zimmerman (deadmau5) – Toronto
  • Vikas Kohli – Mississauga
  • Henry Lau – Toronto
  • Teenage Head – Hamilton
  • Magic! – Toronto
  • Alt-country

  • Andrew Cash
  • Blackie and the Rodeo Kings
  • Charlie Angus and Grievous Angels
  • Fred Eaglesmith
  • Lost Dakotas
  • Ron Sexsmith
  • Barbershop

  • MegaCity Chorus
  • Classical

  • Edwin Orion Brownell
  • Glenn Gould
  • Country and country rock

  • Blue Rodeo
  • Catalina
  • Cowboy Junkies
  • Prairie Oyster
  • Skydiggers
  • Shania Twain
  • Tim Hicks
  • Electronic

  • Deadmau5
  • Esthero
  • Kids on TV
  • Lesbians on Ecstasy
  • MSTRKRFT
  • Crystal Castles
  • Ethnic / Multicultural

  • AfroNubians
  • Beyond the Pale
  • Jaffa Road
  • Raghav
  • Folk

  • Bruce Cockburn
  • Kathleen Edwards
  • Stephen Fearing
  • Great Lake Swimmers
  • Emm Gryner
  • Sarah Harmer
  • Gordon Lightfoot
  • Dayna Manning
  • Loreena McKennitt
  • Moxy Früvous
  • Sierra Noble – born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Ian North
  • Goth

  • National Velvet
  • Rhea's Obsession
  • Hip hop

  • Choclair
  • Dead Celebrity Status
  • Drake
  • Dream Warriors
  • Eternia
  • Get Loose Crew
  • JUST Me
  • K'naan
  • k-os
  • Kardinal Offishall
  • Kid Twist
  • Maestro
  • MC Shadow
  • Michie Mee
  • Saukrates
  • Indie

  • Broken Social Scene
  • By Divine Right
  • The Constantines
  • Dala
  • Fifth Column
  • Furnaceface
  • Hayden
  • The Hidden Cameras
  • Junior Boys
  • King Cobb Steelie
  • Lights
  • Metric
  • Old World Vulture
  • Republic of Safety
  • Rheostatics
  • Skydiggers
  • Industrial

  • Ad·ver·sary
  • Antigen Shift
  • Ayria
  • Dandi Wind
  • Decoded Feedback
  • Digital Poodle
  • Dym
  • Epsilon Minus
  • Fractured
  • Liar's Rosebush
  • Malhavoc
  • Monster Voodoo Machine
  • Prospero
  • Vampire Rodents
  • Zombie Girl
  • Jazz

  • John Alcorn
  • Sebastian Brown
  • Holly Cole
  • Molly Johnson
  • Metal

  • Lee Aaron
  • Adytum
  • Annihilator
  • Anvil
  • Cancer Bats
  • Eidolon
  • Exciter
  • Fuck The Facts
  • Helix
  • Infernäl Mäjesty
  • Kittie
  • Piledriver
  • Protest the Hero
  • Razor
  • Thine Eyes Bleed
  • Threat Signal
  • Woods of Ypres- Sault Ste. Marie
  • Popular music

  • Paul Anka
  • Dalbello
  • Annette Ducharme
  • Deborah Cox
  • Fefe Dobson
  • Avril Lavigne
  • Martha and the Muffins
  • Amanda Marshall
  • Alanis Morissette
  • Alannah Myles
  • Jane Siberry
  • Justin Bieber
  • Candy Coated Killahz
  • Down With Webster
  • Punk

  • The 3tards
  • Alexisonfire
  • Armed and Hammered
  • Billy Talent
  • Bunchofuckingoofs
  • The Diodes
  • The Flatliners
  • The Forgotten Rebels
  • Jolly Tambourine Man
  • Moneen
  • The Secrets
  • Simply Saucer
  • Sum 41
  • Teenage Head
  • Treble Charger- Sault Ste. Marie
  • The Viletones
  • Fucked Up
  • Pup (band)
  • Rock and Alternative

  • The Argues
  • The Band
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Bedouin Soundclash
  • Big Sugar
  • CANO
  • City and Colour
  • Change of Heart
  • Jason Englishman
  • Finger Eleven
  • Ronnie Hawkins
  • The Headstones
  • High Holy Days
  • Hollerado
  • I Mother Earth
  • Junkhouse
  • Graeme Kirkland
  • Daniel Lanois
  • Leslie Spit Treeo
  • The Lowest of the Low
  • Max Webster
  • Metric
  • Kim Mitchell
  • National Velvet
  • Mary Margaret O'Hara
  • Moist (Canadian band)
  • Our Lady Peace
  • Parachute Club
  • Project Wyze
  • The Pursuit of Happiness
  • Rough Trade
  • Rush
  • Saga (band)
  • Lorraine Segato
  • Sarah Slean
  • Steppenwolf
  • Skye Sweetnam
  • The Tea Party
  • The Johnson Report
  • Teenage Head
  • Three Days Grace
  • Toronto
  • Tokyo Police Club
  • The Tragically Hip
  • 13 Engines
  • Triumph
  • Hawksley Workman
  • Neil Young
  • R&B

  • Toya Alexis
  • Bass is Base
  • Jully Black
  • Divine Brown
  • Jarvis Church
  • Jacksoul
  • Glenn Lewis
  • Billy Newton-Davis
  • The Philosopher Kings
  • Ivana Santilli
  • Musicians from Ontario with a #1 U.S. Billboard Hot 100 hit include: from the 1970s: Neil Young with "Heart of Gold" in 1972, Gordon Lightfoot with "Sundown". From the 1990s: Alannah Myles with "Black Velvet", Bryan Adams (4 #1 hits) including "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You", Snow (musician) with "Informer" in 1993, and Barenaked Ladies with "One Week" in 1998. From the 2000s: Nelly Furtado with "Promiscuous" in 2006 and "Say It Right", Avril Lavigne with "Girlfriend" in 2007. From the 2010s: Drake (rapper) with 3 #1 hits like "What's My Name? (Rihanna song)" and "One Dance", Magic! with "Rude" in 2014, The Weeknd with 3 #1's like "Can't Feel My Face" and "Starboy" in early 2017, and Justin Bieber with 3 #1 hits including "What Do You Mean?" in 2015 and "Sorry" in 2016. All are from Toronto, except Gordon Lightfoot, Bryan Adams, Avril Lavigne, and Justin Bieber. In addition, Alanis Morissette from Ottawa had 3 #1 albums on the U.S. Billboard 200 including Jagged Little Pill in 1995, and Shania Twain from Windsor had one #1 album with Up!.

    Source: List of Billboard Hot 100 number-ones by Canadian artists

    References

    List of musicians from Ontario Wikipedia


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