|Music of Canada|
|Instrumental repertoires||Canadian fiddle|
|Media and performance|
|Music media||Print media
|Nationalistic and patriotic songs|
|National anthem||"O Canada"|
|Other||Anthems and nationalistic|
The following musical events and releases are expected to happen in 2018 in Canada.
- March – Juno Awards of 2018
- April – East Coast Music Awards
- May – Prism Prize
- June – Preliminary longlist for the 2018 Polaris Music Prize is announced
- July – SOCAN Songwriting Prize
- July – Shortlist for the Polaris Music Prize is announced
- September 17 – Jeremy Dutcher wins the Polaris Music Prize for his album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa
- December 1 – 14th Canadian Folk Music Awards
- Jann Arden, These Are the Days - February 2
- Arkells, Rally Cry - October 19
- Astral Swans, Strange Prison - May 30
- Bahamas, Earthtones - January 19
- Gord Bamford, Neon Smoke - January 19
- Jill Barber, Metaphora - June 22
- Matthew Barber, Phase of the Moon
- Laila Biali, Laila Biali - January 26
- Bob Moses, Battle Lines - September 14
- Bonjay, Lush Life
- Born Ruffians, Uncle, Duke & the Chief - February 16
- Jim Bryson, Tired of Waiting - September 14
- Cadence Weapon, Cadence Weapon - January 19
- Alessia Cara, The Pains of Growing - November 30
- Caracol, À paraitre - February 2
- Jennifer Castle, Angels of Death - May 18
- Chilly Gonzales, Solo Piano III - September 7
- Chromeo, Head Over Heels - June 15
- City and Colour, Guide Me Back Home - October 5
- Classified, Tomorrow Could Be - June 29; Tomorrow Could Be The Day Things Change - October 12
- Cœur de pirate, En cas de tempête, ce jardin sera fermé - June 8
- Cowboy Junkies, All That Reckoning
- Jim Cuddy, Constellation - January 26
- Marie Davidson, Working Class Woman
- Dilly Dally, Heaven
- Drake, Scary Hours - January 19
- Drake, Scorpion - June 29
- Jeremy Dutcher, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa - April 6
- Elisapie, The Ballad of the Runaway Girl
- Christine Fellows, Roses on the Vine - November 16
- Michael Feuerstack, Natural Weather
- Dominique Fils-Aimé, Nameless
- Jeremy Fisher Junior, Highway to Spell
- Sue Foley, The Ice Queen - March 2
- La Force, La Force
- The Fretless, Live from the Art Farm
- FRIGS, Basic Behaviour
- Fucked Up, Dose Your Dreams - October 5
- The Good Lovelies, Shapeshifters - February 9
- Grand Analog, Survival - January 26
- Great Lake Swimmers, Side Effects - April 13; The Waves, the Wake - August 17
- Greg Keelor, Last Winter - April 27
- Zaki Ibrahim, The Secret Life of Planets - January 31
- Mélissa Laveaux, Radyo Siwèl - February 2
- Salomé Leclerc, Les choses extérieures
- Hubert Lenoir, Darlène - February
- Les Louanges, La nuit est une panthère
- Lowell, Lone Wolf
- The Lynnes, Heartbreak Song for the Radio
- Dan Mangan, More or Less - November 2
- Kalle Mattson, Youth
- Matt Mays, Twice Upon a Hell of a Time - October 19
- Efrim Manuel Menuck, Pissing Stars - February 2
- Shawn Mendes, Shawn Mendes - May 25
- Dylan Menzie, As the Clock Rewinds
- Metric, Art of Doubt - September 21
- Jean-Michel Blais, Dans ma main - May 11
- Milk & Bone, Deception Bay - February 2
- Mother Mother, Dance and Cry - November 2
- Nap Eyes, I'm Bad Now - March 9
- Safia Nolin, Dans le noir - October
- Northern Haze, Siqinnaarut
- Justin Nozuka, Low Tide - February 16
- Justin Nozuka, Run To Waters - May 18
- The Olympic Symphonium, Beauty in the Tension - February 9
- Ought, Room Inside the World - February 16
- Our Lady Peace, Somethingness - February 23
- Pharis and Jason Romero, Sweet Old Religion
- Postdata, Let's Be Wilderness
- Preoccupations, New Material - March 23
- Queer Songbook Orchestra, Anthems & Icons
- Allan Rayman, Harry Hard-On
- Lee Reed, The Steal City EP
- The Reklaws, Feels Like That
- Reuben and the Dark, Arms of a Dream - May 4
- Jessie Reyez, Being Human in Public
- Daniel Romano, Human Touch - January 4
- Daniel Romano, Nerveless - January 4
- Daniel Romano, Finally Free
- Rusty, Dogs of Canada
- Shad, A Short Story About a War - October 28
- The Slakadeliqs, Heavy Rockin' Steady - February 9
- Sloan, 12 - April 6
- Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Rez Bangers & Koolapops
- Rae Spoon, bodiesofwater
- Suuns, Felt - March 2
- Three Days Grace, Outsider - March 9
- Thus Owls, The Mountain That We Live Upon
- Tokyo Police Club, TPC - October 5
- The Trews, Civilianaires - September 14
- Wax Mannequin, Have a New Name
- The Weeknd, My Dear Melancholy, - March 30
- Donovan Woods, Both Ways - April 20
- Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Dirt
- Young Galaxy, Down Time - April 6
- Yukon Blonde, Critical Hit - June 22
- January 25 - Tommy Banks, jazz musician and politician
- October 20 - Jon McMurray, 34, rapper and freeskier
- December 19 - Mike "Beard Guy" Taylor, 51, keyboardist for Walk off the Earth
- "A Calendar Of 2018 Album Releases...So Far". FYI Music News, December 27, 2017.
- "Metaphora: Vancouver-based songwriter Jill Barber brings modern vibe to new album". CBC News British Columbia, April 23, 2018.
- "First Play: Laila Biali, self-titled". CBC Music, January 18, 2018.
- "Jim Bryson Reveals 'Tired of Waiting' EP, Shares New Song". Exclaim!, July 24, 2018.
- "Rapper Cadence Weapon on his musical journey and current state of hip-hop in Canada". Q, January 15, 2018.
- "Watch: Great Lake Swimmers premiere new video, announce EP". CBC Music, April 10, 2018.
- "Great Lake Swimmers Announce 'The Waves, The Wake' LP". Exclaim!, April 11, 2018.
- "Bio - Greg Keelor". Warner Music Canada. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
- "Fleurever by Jazz Cartier on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
- "Dan Mangan Sheds Light on His Upcoming Album and Embracing His Solo Troubadour Status". Exclaim!, February 13, 2018.
- "UPCOMING ALBUM RELEASE CALENDAR". Metacritic.
- "Run to Waters by Justin Nozuka - iTunes - Apple".iTunes
- "Daniel Romano Surprise Releases 'Nerveless' and 'Human Touch' Albums". Exclaim!, January 4, 2018.
- "Rusty Return with Their First Album in 20 Years". Exclaim!, June 29, 2018.
- "Tokyo Police Club Announce 'TPC' Album, Share New Song". Exclaim!, July 9, 2018.
- "Canadian poet Al Purdy inspires songs by Jason Collett, Sarah Harmer and more". Now, January 22, 2019.
- "Donovan Woods Announces 'Both Ways' LP, Shares New Song". Exclaim!, February 5, 2018.
- Rapper dies after music video stunt goes wrong