2021 Inductees
Dan Hill
Toronto born singer-songwriter Dan Hill is the man behind the classic ballad “Sometimes When We Touch”. His songwriting career has awarded him multiple JUNO Awards, SOCAN Awards, and worldwide recognition for his adult contemporary hits throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s.
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Francine Raymond
Singer-songwriter Francine Raymond is one of the most prominent voices in the Canadian music industry. With the highest rankings on the charts during the last 35 years, Francine has seen eight consecutive No. 1s, 18 SOCAN Awards and an album that hit No. 1 in the charts five times in a row.
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Christian Péloquin
Christian Péloquin is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger, conductor, music director, composer, performer and the creative partner of Francine Raymond’s greatest hits.
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Rita MacNeil
Cape Breton’s First Lady of Song described her songwriting as arising from strong emotions for people or places. Her success earned her multiple JUNO Awards, 11 East Coast Music Awards, SOCAN’s National Achievement Award and Membership in the Order of Canada and the Order of Nova Scotia.
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Kim Mitchell
Singer-songwriter, JUNO Award Winner and SOCAN National Achievement Award winner, Kim Mitchell has written some of Canada’s most beloved songs. Kim Mitchell has enjoyed not just one but two successful careers in the music business – the first as songwriter and lead guitarist for the popular rock band Max Webster, and the second as a solo artist with hit singles almost too numerous to count.
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Rita MacNeil
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Cape Breton’s First Lady of Song, Rita MacNeil, left Nova Scotia at age 17, following her dream of becoming a singer-songwriter.

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