Top Canadian Male R&B Singers
List of the Top 15 Male R&B Artists from Canada
For the longest, the country to the north has consistently been producing top Canadian R&B artists, especially Canadian male R&B singers who have become everything from international stars to well respected up and coming artists within their genre. Whether coming from Toronto or another city in one of Canada’s many provinces, the rhythm and blues music scene displays the country at its best, the diversity, the creativity, and the beauty of its people.
Before viewing the Canadian rhythm and blues scene, no one can question the talent of Canadian R&B male singers with the extensive list of legends to call Canada home. Legendary artists like Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Alanis Morissette, Nelly Furtado, and not to forget renowned Canadian R&B artists like Tamia, Deborah Cox, Keshia Chante, Jully Black, all proven that the United States is not the only place to house great music.
Even though Drake, Justin Bieber, and The Weeknd have casted shadows over Canada’s present day music scene, there is long roster of Canadian male R&B singers. First on the roster is an artist that has become one of the world’s top pop stars, The Weeknd. Arguably one of the most successful artists of our time as his talent and creativeness has led him to achieve dozens of awards and nominations and have a catalog of dozens of multi-platinum selling albums and singles. Following The Weeknd is PartyNextDoor, an artist who began with a cosign from Drake and would later emerge to the top of the R&B charts, while also being one of the main faces of rhythm and blues. When you think of soul music in Canada Daniel Caesar is the first to come to mind as he has not only emerged as Canada’s top soulful artist but has become one of the world’s top soul singers.
Outside of the top 3 Canadian R&B male singers there is much talent within a diverse lineup of artists. Ali Gatie, who has released hit after hit, from “What If I Told You That I Love You” to “It’s You”. Belly, after debuting during the mid-2000s, has received numerous accolades that has led him to becoming of Canada’s most accomplished artists. Roy Woods, who is another Drake cosign, but has clearly been out of his shadows with chart peaking projects and millions of fans to prove just that.
Massari, a unique artist that has been grinding for years, displays the diversity in Canada’s music scene, not just due to his ethnic background but how he adds his own flavor of a combination of rhythm and blues and pop music. Majid Jordan, another diverse duo of singer and producer, who have put their own spin onto rhythm and blues leaving little room for competition as their level of creativity is above most artists. Another OVO Sound artist, dvsn is an artist with enough versatility to bring soulfulness and the flare of rhythm and blues together. Not the longest lineup of rhythm and blues artists, but Canada has gifted the world with music that has stand the test of time and has traveled well outside the boundaries of Canada.
Top 15 Canadian R&B Singers
1. The Weeknd
Watch on Youtube: TheWeeknd and follow on Instagram: @TheWeeknd
Watch on Youtube: PARTYNEXTDOOR and follow on Instagram: @PARTYNEXTDOOR
3. Daniel Caesar
Watch on Youtube: Daniel Caesar and follow on Instagram: @DanielCaesar
7. Majid Jordan
Watch on Youtube: Majid Jordan and follow on Instagram: @Majid Jordan
12. Karl Wolf
Watch on Youtube: Karl Wolf and follow on Instagram: @Karl Wolf
Honorable Mention Canadian Male R&B Singers
Watch on Youtube: Jon Vinyl and follow on Instagram: @Jon Vinyl
Watch on Youtube: Maurice Moore and follow on Instagram: @Maurice Moore
*Unofficial Order. The more popular artists that have the largest followers and subscribers, most listeners and views, and consistently have released the most recent music, are near the top.