This country has a rich musical history and Canadians have been making their presence known - both on the national and international stage - for over 50 years. Canada's first rock and roll teen idol was Paul Anka; today it's Justin Bieber.
|In 1958 Paul's song Diana reached number one in Canada and the US and has become one of the best selling 45s in music history.|
Hank Snow and Paul Anka in the 1950s - Buffy St. Marie, Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Ian and Sylvia, Neil Young, and Steppenwolf in the 1960s - Rush, The Guess Who and Anne Murray in the 1970s - Bryan Adams, Celine Dion, and Shania Twain in the 1980s and 1990s.
Current Canadian recording artists include Arcade Fire, George Canyon, Billy Talent, k-os, Avril Lavigne, Nickelback, Justin Bieber, Drake, Alexisonfire and so many, many more.