Hello everyone, here we have a list of famous singers and R&B artists who were born in Toronto, with photos when available. These Toronto singers are listed by how many people are googling them and how impactful their music has been on society in general. A few of these singers may not have been born in Toronto, but everyone on this list at least grew up in Toronto at one point and left a big impact or they still live in Toronto. This list includes Toronto singers from every type of music sub genre you can think of including country, R&B, Jazz, Soul etc.
If you grew up in Toronto or live in Toronto right now, then you should be proud of these amazing singers who were born is Toronto.
Our list this year (2018) contains singers like the talented The Weeknd and Daniel Caesar.
This list of famous Toronto singers in 2018 also answers questions that a lot of you have been asking us like…
- Which singers are from Toronto?
- Who are the most famous Toronto singers?
#1. The Weeknd
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, known by his stage name, The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name “The Weeknd” and has since partnered with fellow Toronto native Drake on many ventures.
Recommended The Weeknd Music:
- Starboy Album
- Beauty Behind the Madness Album
- Trilogy Album
- Official The Weeknd YouTube
- Official The Weeknd Soundcloud
#2. Tory Lanez
Daystar Peterson, better known by his stage name Tory Lanez, is a Canadian rapper and singer. He received major recognition from the mixtape Lost Cause and the singles, “Say It,” and “Luv”.
Recommended Tory Lanez Music:
- Memories Don’t Die Album
- I Told You Album
- Official Tory Lanez YouTube
- Official Tory Lanez Soundcloud
#3. Daniel Caesar
Ashton Simmonds, known better as his stage name Daniel Caesar is a Canadian R&B and soul singer-songwriter. After independently building a following through the release of two critically acclaimed EPs Praise Break and Pilgrim’s Paradise, Caesar released his debut album Freudian in August 2017.
Recommended Daniel Caesar Music:
- Freudian Album
- Pilgrim’s Paradise Album
- Official Daniel Caesar YouTube
- Official Daniel Caesar Soundcloud
#4. Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes is a Canadian singer and songwriter. He attracted a following in 2013 when he began posting song covers on the video-sharing application Vine.
Recommended Shawn Mendes Music:
- Illuminate (Deluxe) Album
- Handwritten (Deluxe) Album
- MTV Unplugged Album
- Official Shawn Mendes YouTube
- Official Shawn Mendes Soundcloud
#5. Leila Dey
Toronto’s Leila Dey, has been pursuing her dream with persistence and luster. With musicality embedded in her familial roots, Leila’s talent was ingrained in her veins. Born in Jamaica and raised in Toronto, Leila enhanced her talent and skills by collaborating with various local artists.
Recommend Leila Dey Music:
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