k.d. lang has been recognized as one of Canada's top singers across a wide range of genres since her critically acclaimed second album Angel With a Lariat hit charts in 1987. She is a winner of four Grammy Awards in country, pop, and traditional pop. k.d. lang sang a stunning version of fellow Canadian Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" at the 2010 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies. It was designated as a song of peace.
Canadian singer Sarah McLachlan has four top 40 pop singles including the top 5 smashes "Adia" and "Angel" to her credit. She has released four platinum certified albums. Sarah McLachlan performed her song "Ordinary Miracle" as the soundtrack to the spring section of the 2010 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony.
Country pop group Rascal Flatts have the bestselling song from the AT&T Team USA Soundtrack. It is a collection of songs by top artists designed to benefit the US Olympic Team. All proceeds from purchases through the end of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver will benefit the athletes. The song is the title cut from Rascal Flatts' 2009 album Unstoppable.
Nikki Yanofsky is a Canadian jazz and pop singer. Her single "I Believe" was picked by the Canadian television network CTV as their official song for 2010 Winter Olympics broadcasts. It has now hit #1 on the Canadian pop singles chart. Nikki Yanofsky sang the Canadian national anthem at the Winter Olympics opening ceremonies.