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Who are some famous Canadian musical artists?

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The most famous Canadian musical artists include Justin Bieber, Avril Lavigne and Celine Dion. Other famous Canadian artists include Neil Young, Drake and Alanis Morrissette.

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Justin Bieber, one of the most popular musicians in the world, was born in London, Ontario, Canada. Bieber is known for albums such as "My World 2.0" and "Under the Mistletoe," as well as his off-stage antics involving wild partying and reckless behavior.

Recent popular Canadian artists also include Drake, a rapper known for songs such as "Hotline Bling" and "Best I Ever Had," and Avril Lavigne, a pop punk singer known for songs such as "Complicated" and "Sk8er Boi." In 2013, Lavigne married Chad Kroeger, also a famous Canadian musician, known for his work as the guitarist and lead singer of Nickelback.

Older famous Canadian musicians include Celine Dion, known for songs such as "My Heart Will Go On" and "The Last to Know," and Neil Young, known for albums such as "After the Gold Rush" and "Harvest." Female singer-songwriters from Canada have also achieved enormous success. These include Alanis Morrissette, whose album "Jagged Little Pill" sold over 33 million copies, and Shania Twain, who sold over 20 million copies of her second studio album, "The Woman in Me."

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