O Canada!: Canadian Born Singers

Music stars representing up North.

O Canada!: Canadian Born Singers and Producers - Canada has been the birthplace of some of music's greatest. From R&B to hip hop, the maple leaf country has a roster of artists and producers that continue to flex their vocals, sound and musical talent. In observance of Canada Day, check out some of their stars. ? Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)(Photos from left: Kevin Winter/Getty Images, Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella, Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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O Canada!: Canadian Born Singers and Producers - Canada has been the birthplace of some of music's greatest. From R&B to hip hop, the maple leaf country has a roster of artists and producers that continue to flex their vocals, sound and musical talent. In observance of Canada Day, check out some of their stars. — Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)(Photos from left: Kevin Winter/Getty Images, Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella, Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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PartyNextDoor - Drake's lil' homey has been repping that OVO Sound with his smooth lyrics while holding down Ontario and backing up Drizzy on tracks like "Own It" and "Come Thru." With his self titled project and PNDColours already under his belt, PartyNextDoor also brought his vibes to Big Sean's "Deserve It" and Travi$ Scott and Young Thug's "Nothing But Net."(Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Boi-1da - Boi-1da is one of the most respected producers in the hip hop game and reps Toronto to the fullest. Putting it down since 2008, his list of hits include Drake's "Best I Ever Had" and "Forever" and Eminem's "Not Afraid." He's also won three Grammys and Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj have also spazzed out over his beats.(Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

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Boi-1da - Boi-1da is one of the most respected producers in the hip hop game and reps Toronto to the fullest. Putting it down since 2008, his list of hits include Drake's "Best I Ever Had" and "Forever" and Eminem's "Not Afraid." He's also won three Grammys and Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj have also spazzed out over his beats.(Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

P. Reign - P. Reign has been spitting for Toronto since 2008 and started making waves in the U.S. in 2014 with his Dear America EP, which featured collaborations with A$AP Rocky, Waka Flocka, Drake and Future. His breakout track "Realest in the City" had him spitting with Meek Mill and PartyNextDoor.(Photo: REUTERS/Mark Blinch /LANDOV)

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P. Reign - P. Reign has been spitting for Toronto since 2008 and started making waves in the U.S. in 2014 with his Dear America EP, which featured collaborations with A$AP Rocky, Waka Flocka, Drake and Future. His breakout track "Realest in the City" had him spitting with Meek Mill and PartyNextDoor.(Photo: REUTERS/Mark Blinch /LANDOV)

JD Era - Toronto's JD Era has been making a name for himself in the rap game over the past few years. Formerly a battle MC, he was able to bring his song writing game to new heights and won Best Rap Artist at the 2013 MOBO Awards. Collaborating with Drake on a few occasions, he was also previously signed to Raekwon's Ice H20 label.(Photo: Jag Gundu/Getty Images)

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JD Era - Toronto's JD Era has been making a name for himself in the rap game over the past few years. Formerly a battle MC, he was able to bring his song writing game to new heights and won Best Rap Artist at the 2013 MOBO Awards. Collaborating with Drake on a few occasions, he was also previously signed to Raekwon's Ice H20 label.(Photo: Jag Gundu/Getty Images)

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A-Trak - DJ A-Trak won the DMC World DJ Championship at 15 and has gone on to craft beats and production for Juicy J, Wale, Drake and Common just to name a few. Holding down Montreal, Kanye summoned A-Trak to be his tour DJ in 2004 and they've been collaborating on projects ever since.(Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Samsung)

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A-Trak - DJ A-Trak won the DMC World DJ Championship at 15 and has gone on to craft beats and production for Juicy J, Wale, Drake and Common just to name a few. Holding down Montreal, Kanye summoned A-Trak to be his tour DJ in 2004 and they've been collaborating on projects ever since.(Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Samsung)

WondaGurl - WondaGurl had a sweet 16 in 2013 when rapper/producer Travi$ Scott told her her "Crown" beat would be included on Jay Z's Magna Carta... Holy Grail. Scott and Mike Dean built upon her sample and drums, adding synth sounds, for the final track. The Brampton, Ontario, teen then became the center of media attention for her major break. Previous to this, WondaGurl produced Scott's "Uptown."(Photo: Lucas Oleniuk Toronto Star/Getty Images)

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WondaGurl - WondaGurl made a name for herself at 16 when she produced on Jay Z's solid cut "Crown" off Magna Carta Holy Grail. Recently finishing high school, she's also laid tracks for French Montana and Travi$ Scott and is just in the beginning stages of making her country proud.(Photo: Lucas Oleniuk/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Outside - The Weeknd finally pulled down his shroud of mystery ? slightly ? by performing at three shows in Toronto in July 2011. The final show, at Drake's annual OVO Fest, was the singer's biggest breakthrough yet.  (Photo: Daniel Boczarski/Redferns via Getty Images)

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The Weeknd - The Weeknd has been making his play as the next R&B king for the past few years with his melodies and projects like Kiss Land. Channeling the feel of Michael Jackson on many of his works, he's also blessed hooks and appeared on tracks with a host of rap stars including Drake, Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J. (Photo: Daniel Boczarski/Redferns via Getty Images)

33. "Best I Ever Had" - Drake - This song, from Drake's 2009 mixtape, So Far Gone, is the one that catapulted him to international stardom ? and almost won two Grammys along the way.   (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

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Drake - The Toronto-repping singer-rapper serenades ladies across the world with his put-it-all-out-there emo hits. With Billboard-charting albums and millions in sales, Drake is one of Canada's biggest stars at the moment and sits at the top of the hip hop throne.(Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Deborah Cox - The "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" artist was an R&B sensation in the late 90s and early 2000s. Using her powerful vocals and songwriting skills, Deborah Cox achieved international success, making her country proud. (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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Deborah Cox - The "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" artist was an R&B sensation in the late 90s and early 2000s. Using her powerful vocals and songwriting skills, Deborah Cox achieved international success, making her country proud. (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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Fefe Dobson - The pop rock songstress burst on the scene in 2003 with her self-titled debut. She continues to make a name for herself, having released two studio albums: Fefe Dobson and Joy. Her songs combine dance, rock, and soul and she is credited by many as being the inspiration for Rihanna?s rocker chick persona. (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

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Fefe Dobson - The pop rock songstress burst on the scene in 2003 with her self-titled debut. She continues to make a name for herself, having released two studio albums: Fefe Dobson and Joy. Her songs combine dance, rock, and soul and she is credited by many as being the inspiration for Rihanna’s rocker chick persona. (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Justin Bieber - Justin Bieber may not have any Grammy nominations, but he's certainly qualified for hardest working man in show business. The teen idol set off his Believe tour last summer, takes it to Europe later this month, and continues it back at home with 30 North American dates starting in June.  (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

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Justin Bieber - The platinum-selling sensation was discovered by Scooter Braun and Usher, giving him a powerful platform to premiere his music. Maintaining a fierce international fanbase of primarily teenage girls, Justin Bieber is the youngest and hottest artist to come out of Canada in recent years. He also took home Artist of  the Year at the 2010 and 2012 American Music Awards.(Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

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Tamia - The Grammy-nominated R&B singer became one of Canada's love songstresses when she debuted in the early 90s. Collaborating with Jermaine Dupri, Babyface, and Quincy Jones, the "Stranger in My House" star has achieved numerous Billboard Hot 100 hits. Tamia released her sixth album in June called Love Life.(Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

Nelly Furtado, "End of the World" - Make sure you're booed up for armageddon before listening to this self-explanatory power ballad from Nelly's recent album, Spirit Indestructible. "I'd go anywhere with you, even to the end of the world," she sings. (Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Syracuse University)

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Nelly Furtado - The Canadian latina has been a pop sensation since the early 2000s with songs like "I'm Like a Bird" and "Turn Off the Light." Winning a 2002 Grammy for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Nelly was elevated to international stardom, giving Canada another music triumph. (Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Syracuse University)

Glenn Lewis - The neo-soul crooner is known primarily for his 2002 hit single, "Don't You Forget It," which peaked at #4 on the Billboard charts. Glenn Lewis also contributed to Stanley Clarke's "Where Is the Love," earning him a Grammy nomination. (Photo: Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

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Glenn Lewis - The neo-soul crooner is known primarily for his 2002 hit single, "Don't You Forget It," which peaked at #4 on the Billboard charts. Glenn Lewis also contributed to Stanley Clarke's "Where Is the Love," earning him a Grammy nomination. (Photo: Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

Melanie Fiona - The two-time Grammy Award winner became a radio sensation with her song, "It Kills Me." Giving her fans infectious power ballads and R&B grooves, Melanie Fiona has earned a NAACP Image Award and continues to build her name beyond Canada.(Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

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Melanie Fiona - The two-time Grammy Award winner became a radio sensation with her song, "It Kills Me." Giving her fans infectious power ballads and R&B grooves, Melanie Fiona has earned a NAACP Image Award and continues to build her name beyond Canada.(Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)