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Three Canadians Place In 2020 Global Artist Top 10 Chart

Korean boy band BTS took top honour in international music industry trade org

Three Canadians Place In 2020 Global Artist Top 10 Chart

By FYI Staff

Korean boy band BTS took top honour in international music industry trade org IFPI’s 2020 annual global recording artist of the year award, a distinction calculated on global streams and sales, but Canada’s count in the top 10 was more than impressive.


Drake and The Weeknd placed 3rd and 4th after Taylor Swift, with Billie Eilish, Eminem, Post Malone, Ariana Grande, and Juice Wrld snatching positions 5 through 9, and Justin Bieber taking 10th place in the countdown.

Drake had two previous wins: placing at No. 1 in 2018 and 2016.

Respectively, by country, Canada placed 2nd on the list, with 6 American artists in the top 10, Canada with three, and Korea with one.

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Canadian musician Burton Cummings is giving up his royalties to protect his legacy.

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