Canadian musicians who were born in 1978

Here are 46 famous musicians from Canada were born in 1978:

Daniel Cleary

Daniel Cleary (December 18, 1978 Carbonear-) is a Canadian ice hockey player and athlete.

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Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado (December 2, 1978 Victoria-) also known as Nelly Furtando, Nelly Futardo, Nelly Fortado, Nelly Furtardo, Nelstar*, Nelly Kim Furtado or Nelly Kim Neto Furtado is a Canadian musician, record producer, singer-songwriter, actor, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and television presenter. She has one child, Nevis Gahunia.

Related albums: Whoa, Nelly!, ....on the Radio, I'm Like a Bird, Turn Off the Light, Folklore, Promiscuous, Maneater, Loose, Explode and Força. Genres she performed include Trip hop, Folk music, Pop music, World music, Dance-pop, Pop rock, Rock music, Pop-folk, Soul music, Soft rock, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Alternative rock, Latin pop, Reggaeton, Latin American music, Blue-eyed soul, Electro, Dance music and Hip hop music.

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Kathleen Edwards

Kathleen Edwards (July 11, 1978 Ottawa-) also known as Edwards, Kathleen is a Canadian writer, singer, guitarist, songwriter and musician.

Her albums: Failer, Back to Me, Live From the Bowery Ballroom, Asking for Flowers, Building 55 and Voyageur. Genres related to her: Folk music, Alternative country and Country.

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Adam Gontier

Adam Gontier (May 25, 1978 Peterborough-) otherwise known as Gontier, Adam or Adam Wade Gontier is a Canadian singer, musician, songwriter, guitarist, composer and lyricist.

Genres related to him: Hard rock, Post-grunge, Alternative metal, Punk rock, Grunge, Alternative rock, Heavy metal and Nu metal.

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Billy Klippert

Billy Klippert (August 6, 1978 Canada-) a.k.a. Klippert, Billy is a Canadian singer and singer-songwriter.

His albums include Naked And The Simple Truth. Genres: Rock music.

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Lisa Jakub

Lisa Jakub (December 27, 1978 Toronto-) is a Canadian actor, writer and child actor.

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K'naan (February 1, 1978 Mogadishu-) also known as K naan, K'naan Warsame, Keynaan Cabdi Warsame, Keinan Abdi Warsame or Keinan Warsame is a Canadian poet, singer, rapper, songwriter, composer, social activist and musician.

His albums include The Dusty Foot Philosopher, The Dusty Foot on the Road, Troubadour, Wavin' Flag, Wavin' Flag (Celebration Mix), My Life Is a Movie, Jazz Greats, Volume 13: Django Reinhardt: Crazy Rhythm, The Messengers (Episode 1: Fela Kuti), The Messengers (Digi EP) and The Messengers (Episode 2: Bob Marley). Genres he performed include World music, Hip hop music, Reggae, Pop music, Alternative hip hop, Afro-soul and Alternative rock.

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Mark Hildreth

Mark Hildreth (January 24, 1978 Vancouver-) is a Canadian voice actor, actor, musician and singer-songwriter.

His albums: Signs of Life.

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Malin Åkerman

Malin Åkerman (May 12, 1978 Stockholm-) also known as Malin Maria Åkerman, Malin Ackerman, Malin Maria Åkerman or Malin Akerman is a Canadian model, actor, singer and television producer. She has one child, Sebastian Zincone.

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Jeremy Gara

Jeremy Gara (June 6, 1978-) a.k.a. Gara, Jeremy is a Canadian drummer and musician.

Genres he performed include Alternative rock and Indie rock.

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Karena Lam

Karena Lam (August 17, 1978 Vancouver-) also known as Kar Yan Lam, Làm Gāyān, Lín Jiāxīn, Lam Kar Yan, Karena Lam Ka-Yan or Lin Jiaxin is a Canadian singer and actor. She has two children, Kayla Yuen and Sofie Yuen.

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Trevor McNevan

Trevor McNevan (July 17, 1978 Peterborough-) also known as McNevan, Trevor, Teerawk or lipsick is a Canadian singer, songwriter and rapper.

His related genres: Rapcore, Hard rock, Pop punk, Christian rock, Nu metal, Alternative metal, Heavy metal and Rap rock.

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Rob Collins

Rob Collins (March 15, 1978 Peterborough-) is a Canadian organist.

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Neil Sanderson

Neil Sanderson (December 17, 1978 Peterborough-) otherwise known as Sanderson, Neil or Neil Christopher Sanderson is a Canadian singer, drummer, musician, composer, actor and percussionist. He has one child, Violet Sanderson.

His related genres: Hard rock, Post-grunge, Alternative metal and Alternative rock.

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Nikki Einfeld

Nikki Einfeld (January 6, 1978-) is a Canadian singer.

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Stana Katic

Stana Katic (April 26, 1978 Hamilton-) is a Canadian actor.

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Martina Sorbara

Martina Sorbara (November 13, 1978 Toronto-) also known as Sorbara, Martina is a Canadian singer and singer-songwriter.

Discography: The Cure for Bad Deeds. Genres: Synthpop and Electropop.

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Matt Dusk

Matt Dusk (November 19, 1978 Toronto-) a.k.a. Dusk, Matt or Matthew Dusk is a Canadian singer and musician.

His albums: Back in Town, Peace on Earth, Two Shots, Good News and My Funny Valentine: The Chet Baker Songbook. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Vincent Vallières

Vincent Vallières (August 8, 1978 Sherbrooke-) a.k.a. Vincent Vallieres or Vallières, Vincent is a Canadian singer.

His most recognized albums: Trente arpents, Chacun dans son espace, Bordel ambiant, Le monde tourne fort and Le Repère tranquille. Genres he performed include Rock music and Country.

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Lonnie Szoke

Lonnie Szoke (February 9, 1978 Brantford-) is a Canadian record producer and songwriter.

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Jodie Resther

Jodie Resther (November 28, 1978 Montreal-) also known as Jodie Lynn Resther is a Canadian actor, singer and voice actor.

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Jeff Stinco

Jeff Stinco (August 22, 1978 Montreal-) also known as Jean-François Stinco is a Canadian musician, guitarist, actor and writer.

Genres he performed include Pop punk, Alternative rock, Pop rock and Punk rock.

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Dan Boeckner

Dan Boeckner (February 5, 1978 Canada-) also known as Boeckner, Dan is a Canadian singer and guitarist.

Genres he performed include Indie rock.

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Étienne Drapeau

Étienne Drapeau (January 10, 1978 Quebec City-) is a Canadian , .

His albums include Étienne Drapeau, Je l'ai jamais dit à personne, Paroles et musique and . Genres related to him: Pop music.

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Esthero (December 23, 1978 Stratford-) also known as Jen-Bea Englishman or Jenny-Bea Englishman is a Canadian record producer, singer-songwriter and music arranger.

Her discography includes: We R in Need of a Musical Revolution!, O.G. Bitch, Heaven Sent, Breath From Another, Wikked Lil' Grrrls, Breath From Another, Fastlane, Everything Is Expensive and Don't Wanna Be Your Slave. Genres she performed: Trip hop, Nu jazz, Alternative rock, Breakbeat, Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Electro, Soul music, Electronica, Lounge music, Indie pop, Hip hop music, Experimental rock, Jazz and Contemporary R&B.

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Saukrates (March 6, 1978 Ottawa-) also known as Karl Armani Wailoo, Amani Wailoo or Bigg Soxx is a Canadian songwriter, record producer, singer and rapper.

His albums: Action, Brick House, The Underground Tapes, Money or Love, Still Caught Up, Season One, Father Time / Twenty One Years and Say I. Genres: Rhythm and blues, Contemporary R&B, Hip hop music and Canadian hip hop.

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Colin MacDonald

Colin MacDonald (May 31, 1978 Antigonish-) is a Canadian singer, musician and guitarist.

Genres he performed: Rock music, Hard rock and Alternative rock.

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Theo Goutzinakis

Theo Goutzinakis (July 19, 1978 Vancouver-) is a Canadian musician, guitarist and bassist.

Genres: Punk rock, Alternative rock, Pop punk and Alternative metal.

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Sébastian Hell

Sébastian Hell (September 14, 1978-) is a Canadian , .

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Ramin Karimloo

Ramin Karimloo (September 19, 1978 Tehran-) is a Canadian actor, singer and songwriter. His children are Hadley Karimloo and Jaiden Karimloo.

Related albums: Within the Six Square Inch, Ramin, The Road to Find Out: East and Why Am I Falling?.

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Dayna Manning

Dayna Manning (April 27, 1978 Stratford-) is a Canadian singer-songwriter.

Discography: Shades, Folkyo and Volume 1. Genres she performed: Folk music and Pop music.

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Tara Lyn Hart

Tara Lyn Hart (April 11, 1978 Roblin-) a.k.a. Hart, Tara Lyn or Tara Lyn Mohr is a Canadian singer-songwriter.

Her albums: Tara Lyn Hart. Her related genres: Country and Christian music.

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Todor Kobakov

Todor Kobakov (September 19, 1978 Sofia-) a.k.a. Cy Scobie is a Canadian composer, film score composer, pianist, record producer and music arranger.

Discography: Pop Music.

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Greg Williamson

Greg Williamson (August 13, 1978-) is a Canadian drummer, session musician, songwriter, lyricist and singer.

Genres: Jazz fusion, Rockabilly, Psychobilly, Hard rock, Alternative metal, Post-grunge, Heavy metal, Industrial metal, Alternative rock, Jazz, Punk rock and Industrial rock.

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Erin Karpluk

Erin Karpluk (October 17, 1978 Jasper-) is a Canadian actor.

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JRDN (November 14, 1978 Halifax-) also known as Ralph Jordon Croucher or Jordan Croucher is a Canadian music artist and singer.

His albums: IAMJRDN, Playing With My Heart and Can't Choose. Genres he performed: Rhythm and blues, Soul music and Hip Hop.

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Baba Brinkman

Baba Brinkman (October 22, 1978 Riondel-) also known as Dirk Murray Brinkman, Jr., Dirk Murray "Baba" Brinkman, Jr., Baba or Brinkman, Baba is a Canadian rapper, playwright and poet.

His albums: The Rap Guide to Evolution, Rapconteur, The Infomatic EP and Swordplay. Genres he performed include Canadian hip hop.

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Dwight d'Eon

Dwight d'Eon (December 18, 1978-) is a Canadian songwriter and singer.

Genres he performed: Rock music.

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Brad Sucks

Brad Sucks (November 14, 1978 Ottawa-) also known as Brad Turcotte is a Canadian musician, singer, guitarist, keyboard player, record producer and songwriter.

Discography: I Don't Know What I'm Doing, Out of It, I Don't Know What I'm Doing Remixed and Guess Who's a Mess. Genres he performed: Pop rock and Experimental music.

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Noah23 (February 10, 1978 Natchez-) a.k.a. Noah 23 is a Canadian rapper.

His discography includes: Rock Paper Scissors, The Fool, Gimme Indie Rock, Fry Cook on Venus, Vision & Voice, Upside Down Bluejay, Cytoplasm Pixel, Cameo Therapy, Neophyte Phenotype and Amalthea Magnetosphere. Genres: Underground hip hop, Alternative hip hop, Nerdcore and Hip hop music.

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Brendan Reed

Brendan Reed (March 21, 1978 Williamsburg-) is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist, composer, artist, visual artist, music artist and filmmaker.

His related genres: Indie rock, Indie pop and Experimental music.

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Wilfred Le Bouthillier

Wilfred Le Bouthillier (May 12, 1978 Tracadie-Sheila-) also known as Wilfred LeBouthillier or Bouthillier, Wilfred Le is a Canadian singer.

His albums include Poussières, Wilfred Le Bouthillier and Droit devant.

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Alex Gaumond

Alex Gaumond (April 9, 1978 Montreal-) a.k.a. Alexandre Gaumond is a Canadian actor, songwriter and singer.

His discography includes: Here I Am.

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Lynda Thalie

Lynda Thalie (June 25, 1978 Oran-) also known as Thalie, Lynda is a Canadian , .

His albums include Sablier and La Rose des sables. Genres he performed include Pop music and Fusion.

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Jean-Francois Breau

Jean-Francois Breau (July 29, 1978 Hamilton-) also known as Jean-François Breau, Breau, Jean-François or Jean-Francois Breau is a Canadian singer-songwriter.

Related albums: Exposé, Jean-François Breau, Don Juan - Un musical de Félix Gray and Donner pour donner.

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Rebecca Foon

Rebecca Foon (December 13, 1978 Vancouver-) a.k.a. Beckie Foon, Becky Foon or Foon, Beckie is a Canadian cellist, musician, composer and singer.

Her discography includes: I Thought It Was Us But It Was All Of Us. Genres she performed: Avant-garde music and Post-rock.

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