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2010 in Canadian Music

The following is a list of notable events and releases that occurred in 2010 Canadian music.

Events

January

April

June

July

  • 6 July - The Polaris Music Prize 10-album shortlist is announced.

September

Albums released

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

V

W

Y

Z

Top hits on record

Top 10 albums

These albums consist of Canadian sales only.

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Justin Bieber My World 2.0 1 213,000[46] 3x Platinum[47]
2 Arcade Fire The Suburbs 1 160,000[48][49] 2x Platinum[50]
3 Johnny Reid A Place Called Love 1 160,000[51][52] 2x Platinum
4 k.d. lang Recollection 3 160,000[53] 2x Platinum
5 Drake Thank Me Later 1 120,500 Platinum[54]
6 Celine Dion La Tournee Mondiale Taking Chances: Le Spectacle 1 100,000 Diamond
7 Bobby Bazini Better in Time 4 80,000 Platinum[55]
8 deadmau5 4×4=12 7 80,000 Platinum[56]
9 Justin Bieber My Worlds Acoustic 5 80,000 Platinum
10 Nikki Yanofsky Nikki 5 80,000 Platinum[57]

Top 10 American albums

These albums are Canadian sales only.

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Eminem Recovery 1 435,000[58] Platinum[59]
2 Bruno Mars Doo-Wops & Hooligans 1 240,000[60] 3x Platinum[61]
3 Katy Perry Teenage Dream 1 320,000 4x Platinum[62]
4 Lady Antebellum Need You Now 1 240,000 3x Platinum[63]
5 Taylor Swift Speak Now 1 240,000[64][65] 3x Platinum
6 Kesha Animal 1 160,000 2x Platinum[66]
7 Pink Greatest Hits... So Far!!! 4 160,000 2x Platinum[67]
8 Josh Groban Illuminations 4 83,100[68] Platinum
9 Glee Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album 1 81,000[69][70] TBA
10 Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare 2 80,000 Platinum[71]

Top British albums

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Susan Boyle The Gift 1 160,000[72][73] 2x Platinum
2 Slash Slash 1 80,000 Platinum
3 Elton John and Leon Russell The Union 7 40,000 Gold
4 Gorillaz Plastic Beach 3 40,000 Gold
5 Iron Maiden The Final Frontier 1 40,000 Gold[74]
6 Ozzy Osbourne Scream 4 40,000 Gold
7 Phil Collins Going Back 3 40,000 Gold
8 Phil Collins Going Back - Live At Roseland Ballroom, NYC TBA 5,000 Gold[56]
9 Porcupine Tree Anesthetize TBA 5,000 Gold

Top International albums

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Rihanna Loud 1 163,500[75][76] 3× Platinum (1× in 2010)[77]
2 Enrique Iglesias Euphoria 12 40,000 Gold[78]
3 Volbeat Beyond Hell/Above Heaven TBA 40,000 Gold[79]
4 Santana Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time 3 8,500 TBA

Top 10 Singles

Rank Artist Song Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Adele "Rolling in the Deep" 21 1 720,000 9x Platinum[80]
2 Bruno Mars "Grenade" Doo-Wops & Hooligans 1 480,000 6x Platinum[81]
3 Bruno Mars "Just the Way You Are" Doo-Wops & Hooligans 1 480,000 6x Platinum[82]
4 Katy Perry "Firework" Teenage Dream 1 480,000 6x Platinum[83]
5 Foster the People "Pumped Up Kicks" Torches 3 400,000 5x Platinum
6 Nikki Yanofsky "I Believe" Nikki 1 400,000 5x Platinum
7 Taio Cruz "Dynamite" Rokstarr 1 400,000 5x Platinum[84]
8 Cee Lo Green "Fuck You" The Lady Killer 7 320,000 4x Platinum
9 Katy Perry "Teenage Dream" Teenage Dream 1 320,000 4x Platinum[85]
10 Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg "California Gurls" Teenage Dream 1 320,000 4x Platinum

Canadian Hot 100 Year-End List

No Artist(s) Title
1 Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg "California Gurls"
2 Kesha "Tik Tok"
3 Lady Gaga "Bad Romance"
4 Taio Cruz "Dynamite"
5 Taio Cruz featuring Ludacris "Break Your Heart"
6 Train "Hey, Soul Sister"
7 Eminem featuring Rihanna "Love the Way You Lie"
8 B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams "Airplanes"
9 Lady Antebellum "Need You Now"
10 The Black Eyed Peas "I Gotta Feeling"
11 Adam Lambert "Whataya Want from Me"
12 Jason Derulo "In My Head"
13 Usher featuring will.i.am "OMG"
14 Lady Gaga "Alejandro"
15 Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé "Telephone"
16 Katy Perry "Teenage Dream"
17 Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull "I Like It"
18 Hedley "Perfect"
19 Young Artists for Haiti "Wavin' Flag"
20 Usher featuring Pitbull "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love"
21 K'naan "Wavin' Flag"
22 Flo Rida featuring David Guetta "Club Can't Handle Me"
23 Kesha "Your Love Is My Drug"
24 Jay-Z and Alicia Keys "Empire State of Mind"
25 Bruno Mars "Just the Way You Are"
26 Owl City "Fireflies"
27 Eminem "Not Afraid"
28 David Guetta featuring Akon "Sexy Bitch"
29 Timbaland featuring Katy Perry "If We Ever Meet Again"
30 Rihanna "Only Girl (In the World)"
31 Michael Bublé "Haven't Met You Yet"
32 Iyaz "Replay"
33 Nikki Yanofsky "I Believe"
34 Adam Lambert "If I Had You"
35 Far East Movement featuring The Cataracs and Dev "Like a G6"
36 Mike Posner "Cooler than Me"
37 Down with Webster "Your Man"
38 Rihanna "Rude Boy"
39 The Black Eyed Peas "Meet Me Halfway"
40 Timbaland featuring Justin Timberlake "Carry Out"
41 Nelly "Just a Dream"
42 Drake "Find Your Love"
43 Kesha featuring 3OH!3 "Blah Blah Blah"
44 Jason Derulo "Whatcha Say"
45 Travie McCoy featuring Bruno Mars "Billionaire"
46 B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars "Nothin' on You"
47 Fefe Dobson "Ghost"
48 Kesha "Take It Off"
49 Timbaland featuring Nelly Furtado and SoShy "Morning After Dark"
50 Kardinal Offishall featuring Akon "Body Bounce"
51 Taylor Swift "Mine"
52 Jay Sean featuring Sean Paul and Lil Jon "Do You Remember"
53 The Black Eyed Peas "Imma Be"
54 Hedley "Don't Talk to Strangers"
55 Edward Maya and Vika Jigulina "Stereo Love"
56 K'naan "Take a Minute"
57 Jason Derulo "Ridin' Solo"
58 Nickelback "This Afternoon"
59 Shakira featuring Freshlyground "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)"
60 Longo & Wainwright featuring Craig Smart "One Life Stand"
61 Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris "Baby"
62 The Script "Breakeven"
63 Young Money featuring Lloyd "BedRock"
64 Marianas Trench "Beside You"
65 Britney Spears "3"
66 OneRepublic "All the Right Moves"
67 Boys Like Girls featuring Taylor Swift "Two Is Better Than One"
68 David Guetta featuring Kid Cudi "Memories"
69 Marianas Trench "Celebrity Status"
70 Maroon 5 "Misery"
71 Jay-Z and Mr Hudson "Young Forever"
72 Rihanna featuring Young Jeezy "Hard"
73 Pink "Raise Your Glass"
74 3OH!3 featuring Kesha "My First Kiss"
75 Miley Cyrus "Party in the U.S.A."
76 Sean Kingston and Justin Bieber "Eenie Meenie"
77 CeeLo Green "Fuck You"
78 Shawn Desman "Shiver"
79 Cascada "Evacuate the Dancefloor"
80 Stereos "Turn It Up"
81 David Guetta and Chris Willis featuring Fergie and LMFAO "Gettin' Over You"
82 B.o.B featuring Rivers Cuomo "Magic"
83 Taylor Swift "You Belong with Me"
84 Faber Drive "Give Him Up"
85 Down with Webster "Whoa Is Me"
86 Shawn Desman "Night Like This"
87 Justin Bieber featuring Usher "Somebody to Love"
88 Kelly Clarkson "Already Gone"
89 Selena Gomez & the Scene "Naturally"
90 Orianthi "According to You"
91 Drake "Over"
92 Miley Cyrus "Can't Be Tamed"
93 Hedley "Cha-Ching"
94 Tiësto featuring Tegan and Sara "Feel It in My Bones"
95 Pearl Jam "Just Breathe"
96 Hedley "Hands Up"
97 Yolanda Be Cool and DCUP "We No Speak Americano"
98 Adam Lambert "For Your Entertainment"
99 Daughtry "Life After You"
100 Pitbull featuring Akon "Shut It Down"[86]

Deaths

See also

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