2009 in Canadian music

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This is a summary of the year 2009 in the Canadian music industry.

Events[edit]

Albums[edit]

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

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J[edit]

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M[edit]

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O[edit]

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R[edit]

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Top hits on record[edit]

Top 10 albums[edit]

These are the top selling albums in Canada. These albums consist of Canadian sales only.

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Michael Bublé Crazy Love 1 320,000 4x Platinum[1]
2 Ginette Reno Fais-Moi De La Tendresse n/a 209,000[2] n/a
3 Billy Talent Billy Talent III 1 160,000 2x Platinum
4 Hedley The Show Must Go 6 160,000 2x Platinum
5 Johnny Reid Dance with Me 3 160,000 2x Platinum[3]
6 Justin Bieber My World 1 160,000 2x Platinum
7 The Canadian Tenors The Perfect Gift n/a 160,000 2x Platinum[4]
8 The Tragically Hip We Are the Same 1 160,000 2x Platinum[5]
9 Blue Rodeo The Things We Left Behind 6 80,000 Platinum[6]
10 Johnny Reid Christmas 7 80,000 Platinum[7]

Top 10 American albums[edit]

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. 1 400,000 5x Platinum
2 Eminem Relapse 1 195,000 n/a
3 Green Day 21st Century Breakdown 1 160,000 2x Platinum
4 Michael Jackson This Is It 1 160,000 2x Platinum
5 Adam Lambert For Your Entertainment 8 80,000 Platinum[8]
6 Bon Jovi The Circle 1 80,000 Platinum
7 Bruce Springsteen Working on a Dream 1 80,000[9] Platinum
8 Carrie Underwood Play On 2 80,000 Platinum
9 Daughtry Leave This Town 2 80,000 Platinum[10]
10 Glee Glee: The Music, Volume 1 4 80,000 Platinum

Top 10 British albums[edit]

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 The Beatles The Beatles Stereo Box Set n/a 800,000 Diamond[11]
2 Susan Boyle I Dreamed a Dream 1 400,000[12] 5x Platinum[13]
3 Mumford & Sons Sigh No More 2 160,000 2x Platinum
4 Muse The Resistance 1 80,000 Platinum[14]
5 Florence and the Machine Lungs 21 40,000 Gold
6 Leona Lewis Echo 16 40,000 Gold[15]
7 Lily Allen It's Not Me, It's You 1 40,000 Gold[16]
8 Mika The Boy Who Knew Too Much 19 40,000 Gold
9 Taio Cruz Rokstarr 3 40,000 Gold[17]
10 The xx xx n/a 40,000 Gold[18]

Top International albums[edit]

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Andrea Bocelli My Christmas 2 264,000[19] 2x Platinum
2 David Guetta One Love 2 160,000 2x Platinum[20]
3 U2 No Line on the Horizon 1 160,000 2x Platinum[21]
4 Rihanna Rated R 5 80,000 Platinum
5 Rod Stewart Soulbook 3 80,000 Platinum[22]
6 Bernard Adamus Burn TBA 40,000 Gold[23]
7 Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix 19 40,000 Gold
8 Tiësto Kaleidoscope 6 40,000 Gold
9 Daniel O' Donnell Hope and Praise n/a 5,000 Gold[24]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
2008 in Canadian music
Canadian music
2009
Succeeded by
2010 in Canadian music