This Canadian Musicians are the richest musicians in Canada. They have dominated the Canadian as well as the global music scene. they have dropped global hits topping various charts and selling millions of copies of their songs. They have also embarked on multiple tours, in addition they have endorsement from various brands. All these have helped make millions of dollars. Below is the top five richest musicians in canada.
5. Avril Lavigne, $50 Million
Avril Lavigne came to the lime light by age of 16, Lavigne signed a two-album recording contract for $ 2 million dollars. The Canadian “punk rock” singer sold more than 50 million singles worldwide and 40 million albums. Much of her wealth also came from merchandise with apparel and fragrance releases in 2008 and 2010.
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Her album Let Go made Lavigne the youngest female soloist to have a number 1 album in the UK. As of 2013, it has sold nearly 7 million copies in the United States and over 16 million copies worldwide. Her breakthrough single, “Complicated”, peaked at number 1 in many countries around the world, as did the album Let Go. Her second studio album, Under My Skin, was released in May 2004 and was her first album to peak at number 1 on the US Billboard 200, eventually selling more than 10 million copies worldwide.
4. Drake, $120 Million
If you talk of a global superstars, drake is one of them, he is one of the best rappers in the game. He has dropped many global hits. He never stops almost every of his song has a touch of gold. Drake is the highest-certified digital singles artist in the US, having moved 142 million units. He has had seven songs certified triple platinum in the US for combined sales plus streaming units.
Two of his singles have reached septuple platinum, which “Hotline Bling” and “One Dance”, while his highest-certified single is “God’s Plan”, which was certified octuple platinum, having moved 8 million units, in under a year. Drake’s five solo studio albums, all of which have gone multi-platinum, have received generally positive reviews. Scorpion, his fifth solo album, became his fifth consecutive number one album in the U.S.
Drake also has several endorsement deals with various companies, notably gaining one with Sprite following his mention of drinking purple drank, a concoction that contains Sprite as a key ingredient. In the aftermath of his highly publicized feud with Meek Mill, Drake was also endorsed by fast food restaurants Burger King and Whataburger. Business magazine Forbes commented his endorsement deals and business partnerships ” as one of the top paid celebrities. This has made him be among the top five richest musicians in canada.
3. Justin Bieber, $200 Million
Talking of young superstar with millions biber. He has sold an estimated 140 million records raking in millions of dollars, making him one of the world’s best-selling music artists. Bieber also make an estimated 50 millon dollar annually from his global tours. Bieber has lots of love songs which make his appeal to people great. Due to his large fan base Justin Bieber also has a perfume collection which has also helped him make millons of dollars.
Bieber received a Diamond award from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to recognize his single “Baby” as the highest-certified digital song of all time. Bieber has earned ten Grammy nominations (including one win), two Brit awards, four NRJ Music Award nominations (including three wins), thirteen Billboard Music Awards and numerous fan voted accolades which include eight American Music Awards and twenty Teen Choice Awards. He also has won eighteen MTV Europe Music Awards, which is the most awards received by a single artist to date. One amazing thing about Bieber is that he is young, i think he may top this list in the future.
2. Shania Twain $350 Million
Shania is the acclaimed queen of country pop music and 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. She is one of the most successful artist from Canada breaking various musical records in her genre of music.
Her “come over album” was a huge success and it sky rocketed her career. the album sold more than 50 million copies making it the biggest-selling album of all time by a female musician. She continued to break international boundaries for country music and female crossover artists.
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the Come over album is the eighth biggest-selling album by any type of artist in the US and the top selling country album in history. Songs from the album won four Grammy Awards during this time, including Best Country Song and Best Female Country Performance, She is a queen and her career has fetched her millions of dollars in income.
1. Celine Dion $380 Million
Celine Dion holds the tittle as the best-selling Canadian artist and one of the best-selling artists of all time with record sales of over 220 million copies worldwide. Her music reached the ends of the earth, She has sold of record 50 million copies across Europe. Her album D’eux is the best-selling French-language album of all time. With the release of Titanic, Dion’s career sky rocketed as she was the voice behind one of the most prominent love songs My Heart Will Go On.”Her diamond career has earned millions of dollars for her making her the richest musician in Canada.