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2011 in Canadian Music

This is a summary of the year 2011 in the Canadian music industry.

Events

February

March

June

July

  • ChartAttack, a music website published by the longtime former Canadian music magazine Chart, suspends publication.[4]

August

September

November

  • November 1 - Canadian entertainment news website andPOP acquires ChartAttack, announcing plans to revive it with expanded video content.[4]

Bands reformed

Bands on hiatus

Bands disbanded

Albums released

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B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

  • Kellarissa, Moon of Neptune - March 29
  • Koriass, Petites victoires
  • K-os, Muchmusic Presents: K-os Live - October 4

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M

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O

P

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Y

Top hits on record

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Top 10 American albums

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Lady Gaga Born This Way 1 246,800[40][41] 3x Platinum[42]
2 The Black Keys El Camino 3 240,000 3x Platinum[43]
3 LMFAO Sorry for Party Rocking 2 176,000[44] 2x Platinum[45]
4 Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel 1 88,950 TBA
5 Bob Seger Ultimate Hits: Rock and Roll Never Forgets TBA 80,000 Platinum[46]
6 Britney Spears Femme Fatale 1 80,000 Platinum[47]
7 Foo Fighters Wasting Light 1 80,000 Platinum[48]
8 Foster the People Torches 7 80,000 Platinum[49]
9 Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne 1 80,000 Platinum[50]
10 Jennifer Lopez Love? 2 80,000 Platinum[51]

Top 10 British albums

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Adele 21 1 1,270,000[52] Diamond[53]
2 Coldplay Mylo Xyloto 1 240,000 3x Platinum[54]
3 Pink Floyd Discovery TBA 160,000 2x Platinum
4 Adele Live at the Royal Albert Hall TBA 100,000 Diamond[55]
5 Florence and the Machine Ceremonials 4 40,000 Gold
6 Radiohead The King of Limbs 5 40,000 Gold
7 Susan Boyle Someone to Watch Over Me 6 40,000 Gold[56]
8 George Harrison George Harrison: Living in the Material World TBA 20,000 2x Platinum[57]
9 Jeff Beck Rock 'n' Roll Party (Honoring Les Paul) TBA 10,000 Platinum[58]
10 Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures 5 TBA TBA

Top 10 International albums

Top 10 Singles

Rank Artist Song Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera "Moves like Jagger" Hands All Over 1 640,000 8x Platinum[62]
2 Gotye featuring Kimbra "Somebody That I Used to Know" Making Mirrors 1 639,000[63] TBA
3 Adele "Someone like You" 21 2 560,000 7x Platinum[64]
4 fun. featuring Janelle Monáe "We Are Young" Some Nights 1 560,000 7x Platinum[65]
5 Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer "Give Me Everything" Planet Pit 1 560,000 7x Platinum[66]
6 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis "Can't Hold Us" The Heist 2 554,000[63] 4x Platinum[67]
7 Awolnation "Sail" Megalithic Symphony 48 480,000 6x Platinum[68]
8 LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem" Sorry for Party Rocking 1 480,000 6x Platinum
9 Adele "Set Fire to the Rain" 21 2 400,000 5x Platinum[69]
10 Flo Rida "Good Feeling" Wild Ones 2 400,000 5x Platinum[70]

Canadian Hot 100 Year-End List

No Artist(s) Title
1 Adele "Rolling in the Deep"
2 LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem"
3 Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull "On the Floor"
4 Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer "Give Me Everything"
5 Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera "Moves like Jagger"
6 Lady Gaga "Born This Way"
7 Bruno Mars "Grenade"
8 Katy Perry "Firework"
9 Enrique Iglesias featuring Ludacris and DJ Frank E "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)"
10 Katy Perry featuring Kanye West "E.T."
11 Martin Solveig and Dragonette "Hello"
12 Katy Perry "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)"
13 Pink "Fuckin' Perfect"
14 Lady Gaga "The Edge of Glory"
15 The Black Eyed Peas "The Time (Dirty Bit)"
16 Adele "Someone like You"
17 Bruno Mars "The Lazy Song"
18 Pink "Raise Your Glass"
19 The Black Eyed Peas "Just Can't Get Enough"
20 Rihanna "S&M"
21 Foster the People "Pumped Up Kicks"
22 Jessie J featuring B.o.B "Price Tag"
23 Usher "More"
24 Alyssa Reid "Alone Again"
25 CeeLo Green "Fuck You"
26 Britney Spears "Till the World Ends"
27 Rihanna "Only Girl (In the World)"
28 Bruno Mars "Just the Way You Are"
29 Nicki Minaj "Super Bass"
30 LMFAO "Sexy and I Know It"
31 Diddy - Dirty Money featuring Skylar Grey "Coming Home"
32 Rihanna featuring Drake "What's My Name?"
33 Britney Spears "I Wanna Go"
34 Edward Maya and Mia Martina "Stereo Love"
35 Kesha "We R Who We R"
36 OneRepublic "Good Life"
37 Simple Plan featuring Natasha Bedingfield "Jet Lag"
38 David Guetta featuring Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj "Where Them Girls At"
39 Taio Cruz "Dynamite"
40 Bad Meets Evil featuring Bruno Mars "Lighters"
41 Pitbull featuring T-Pain "Hey Baby (Drop It to the Floor)"
42 Cobra Starship featuring Sabi "You Make Me Feel..."
43 Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris "We Found Love"
44 Chris Brown "Yeah 3x"
45 Fefe Dobson "Stuttering"
46 Usher featuring Pitbull "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love"
47 David Guetta featuring Usher "Without You"
48 Selena Gomez & the Scene "Love You like a Love Song"
49 Nelly "Just a Dream"
50 Britney Spears "Hold It Against Me"
51 Dr. Dre featuring Eminem and Skylar Grey "I Need a Doctor"
52 Anjulie "Brand New Bitch"
53 Jason Derulo "Don't Wanna Go Home"
54 Gym Class Heroes featuring Adam Levine "Stereo Hearts"
55 Lady Antebellum "Just a Kiss"
56 Pitbull featuring Marc Anthony "Rain Over Me"
57 Kesha "Blow"
58 Taio Cruz featuring Kylie Minogue "Higher"
59 Shawn Desman "Electric"
60 Wiz Khalifa "Black and Yellow"
61 Katy Perry "Teenage Dream"
62 Enrique Iglesias with Usher featuring Lil Wayne "Dirty Dancer"
63 Avril Lavigne "What the Hell"
64 Kristina Maria "Let's Play"
65 Lady Gaga "You and I"
66 Rihanna "Cheers (Drink to That)"
67 Karl Wolf featuring Kardinal Offishall "Ghetto Love"
68 Tinie Tempah featuring Eric Turner "Written in the Stars"
69 Hedley "Invincible"
70 Bruno Mars "Marry You"
71 David Guetta featuring Rihanna "Who's That Chick?"
72 Hot Chelle Rae "Tonight Tonight"
73 Lady Gaga "Judas"
74 Mia Martina "Latin Moon"
75 Flo Rida "Good Feeling"
76 Fefe Dobson "Can't Breathe"
77 Flo Rida featuring David Guetta "Club Can't Handle Me"
78 Christina Perri "Jar of Hearts"
79 Far East Movement featuring Ryan Tedder "Rocketeer"
80 JRDN "Like Magic"
81 Marianas Trench "Haven't Had Enough"
82 Far East Movement featuring The Cataracs and Dev "Like a G6"
83 Lil Wayne "How to Love"
84 Chris Brown featuring Benny Benassi "Beautiful People"
85 Alexandra Stan "Mr. Saxobeat"
86 Dev "In the Dark"
87 Lupe Fiasco "The Show Goes On"
88 Coldplay "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall"
89 Neverest "About Us"
90 Rihanna "California King Bed"
91 Selena Gomez & the Scene "Who Says"
92 Nicki Minaj featuring Drake "Moment 4 Life"
93 Yolanda Be Cool and DCUP "We No Speak Americano"
94 Raghav "Fire"
95 These Kids Wear Crowns "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"
96 Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull "I Like It"
97 Mohombi "Bumpy Ride"
98 Snoop Dogg vs. David Guetta "Sweat"
99 Kelly Clarkson "Mr. Know It All"
100 Down with Webster "She's Dope"[71]

Deaths

See also

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