2009’s Biggest Canadian Hits, Both English and French

CMB medThe biggest song of 2009 in Canada was The Black Eyed Peas’ ”I Gotta Feeling”. The most successful Anglo song from a Canadian artist was “Africa” by Karl Wolf (9th of the year, Canadian Hot 100). It is a remake of Toto’s hit song from 1982. The year’s biggest Franco hit was “Beau comme on s’aime” by Yann Perreau (9th of the year, CKOI). Below is a list of all singles by Canadian artists that made the year-end Top 100 or that peaked within the Top 40 of the weekly Canadian Hot 100. As well is a list of all Canadian Franco songs that made the CKOI year-end Top 50 or that appeared on the Canadian Hot 100.

HY = Hot 100 year-end chart position

HW = Hot 100 weekly charts, peak position

CY = CKOI year-end Top 50 chart position


Beau comme on s’aime Yann Perreau 9  
C’est moi Marie-Mai 11 83
La tete haute Les Cowboys Fringants 16 93
Sub su’a job Mad’moizele Giraf 20  
Souvenirs d’enfance David Jalbert 22  
Les malheureux Eric Lapointe 24  
En attendant le soleil Vincent Vallieres 31  
Camera video Les Trois Accords 33 93
La plus belle fille de la prison Jean Leloup 35 97
Le president danse autrement Yann Perreau 37  
Tant qu’on aura de l’amour Les Cowboys Fringants 40 75
Jeudi, 17 mai Ariane Moffatt 44  
A moitie moins heureux Kain 47  
1000 coeurs debout Star Academie   81
Ce soir Annie Villeneuve   86
Besoin d’amour Kevin Parent   87
Dans mon corps Les Trois Accords   95


Africa Karl Wolf 9 2
If Today Was Your Last Day Nickelback 22 7
Gotta Be Somebody Nickelback 27 4*
Summer Girl Stereos 35 2
Beautiful U R Deborah Cox 39 10*
Cross My Heart Marianas Trench 43 15
All To Myself Maranas Trench 46 11
G-Get Up and Dance Faber Drive 48 6
Cha Ching Hedley 58 6
Rusted From the Rain Billy Talent 61 9
Dead End Countdown The New Cities 69 16
Best I Ever Had Drake 79 24
One Time Justin Bieber 81 12
Fantasy Danny Fernandes 83 25
Haven’t Met You Yet Michael Buble 84 4
Throw Ya Hands Up Stereos 85 11
Sunglasses Divine Brown 87 22
Give It To Me Right Melanie Fiona 93 20
Supergirl Suzie McNeil 97 26
Too Pretty State of Shock 100 27
One Less Lonely Girl Justin Bieber   10
All You Did Was Save My Life Our Lady Peace   12
Love Me Justin Bieber   12
Favourite Girl Justin Bieber   15
Rich Girl$ Down with Webster   21
Love is a First The Tragically Hip   22
Yalla Habibi Karl Wolf   24
Break Three Days Grace   26
Pick Up the Phone Dragonette   28
I’d Come For You Nickelback   29
Get With You Stereos   31
Jump Nelly Furtado   32
Bucket Carly Rae Jepsen   32
Tug of War Carly Rae Jepsen   36
Burn It To the Ground Nickelback   37
Saviour LIGHTS   38
Carrera Karl Wolf   39
Running Jully Black   40

* This peak position was reached in 2008


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