2011 in Canadian music

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Events[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

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

August[edit]

September[edit]

November[edit]

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

Bands reformed[edit]

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Bands disbanded[edit]

Albums released[edit]

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

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Top hits on record[edit]

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Top 10 American albums[edit]

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Lady Gaga Born This Way 1 246,800[40][41] 3x Platinum[42]
2 LMFAO Sorry for Party Rocking 2 176,000[43] 2x Platinum[44]
3 The Black Keys El Camino 3 160,000 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[edit]

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[edit]

Rank Artist Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 David Guetta Nothing but the Beat 2 160,000 2x Platinum[59]
2 Il Divo Wicked Game 11 40,000 Gold[60]
3 Rihanna Talk That Talk 3 30,000 TBA
4 Various Artists Songs for Japan 3 8,000 TBA
5 Seether Holding Onto Strings Better Left to Fray 3 5,000[61] TBA
6 The Script Science & Faith 6 TBA TBA
7 Tiësto Club Life: Volume One Las Vegas 7 TBA TBA
8 Andrea Bocelli Concerto, One Night in Central Park 16 TBA TBA
9 Chickenfoot Chickenfoot III 19 TBA TBA
10 Lykke Li Wounded Rhymes 19 TBA TBA

Top 10 Singles[edit]

Rank Artist Song Album Peak
position
Sales Certification
1 Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera "Moves Like Jagger" Hands All Over 1 640,000 8x Platinum[62]
2 Gotye feat. 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. feat. Janelle Monáe "We Are Young" Some Nights 1 560,000 7x Platinum[65]
5 Pitbull feat. 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 feat. 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" Only One Rida (Part 2) 2 400,000 5x Platinum[70]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  58. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Jeff Beck – Rock n Roll Party: Honoring Les Paul". Music Canada. 
  59. ^ "Canadian album certifications – David Guetta – Nothing But the Beat". Music Canada. 
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  66. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – Pitbull – Give Me Everything". Music Canada. 
  67. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – Macklemore – Can't Hold Us". Music Canada. 
  68. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – AWOLNATION – Sail". Music Canada. 
  69. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – Adele – Set Fire to the Rain". Music Canada. 
  70. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – Flo Rida – Good Feeling". Music Canada. 
Preceded by
2010 in Canadian music
Canadian music
2011
Succeeded by
2012 in Canadian music