Musicians on Moving to Canada: Who's Going, Who's Staying, Who's Offering Shelter?


As regular as any other aspect of the election cycle, every four years, you can expect a number of voices at your office cooler and/or on your Twitter timeline expressing their anger at the voting results by an announcing their plans to migrate north. "Moving to Canada" has become such a common pronouncement of voter dissatisfaction that those complaining may now be outnumbered by both those complaining about the complaining, and those tracking the complaints to try to hold the disgruntled to their word.

Indeed, you may have seen this list making the social-media rounds last night, gloatingly calling out those celebrities who had previously promised to vacate the country should Donald Trump be elected America's 45th President:

As reported on BNN Network the following people all swore to move to Canada if Trump won

- Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) November 9, 2016

Most of those celebrities offered their travel plans well before the election, through informal interviews. But several figures from the music world offered their takes on the Canada chestnut last night, in response to the reveal that there would, in fact, be a President Trump in a few months' time. Here's how they broke down.

Headed North:

*looks up flights to Canada*

- B.o.B (@bobatl) November 9, 2016

Getting ready to move to Canada --

- marshmello (@marshmellomusic) November 9, 2016

In other related news: Flights to Canada are really cheap

- Brittany Snow (@Brittanysnow) November 9, 2016

Advocating for Relocation Elsewhere:

Bi-partisan friendly advice to those "moving to Canada":

Mexico has better weather, beaches, food, drinks, & it's cheaper. Adiós- Josh Abbott (@joshabbottband) November 9, 2016

Not Going Anywhere:

F*ck that.
I love this country, and there's more work to do than ever.
(No offense Canada) Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) November 9, 2016

People threatening to move to Canada are cowards. You should be in the place that needs you the most. Sending love out to the -- and the ----

- St. Lucia (@stlucia) November 9, 2016

Im curious. Is Canada stoked about all the liberal celebrities moving there now? #imnotforaperson #imamamerican. We should all be.

- Justin Moore (@JustinColeMoore) November 9, 2016

Offering Canadian Shelter/Support:

Don't worry everybody ... I got some space at my crib .. We can all move to Canada ----

- Tory Lanez #SWAVEY (@torylanez) November 9, 2016 

Trying to move to #Canada?

A photo posted by @macdemarco on Nov 9, 2016 at 1:23am PST

Looking Out for Canada's Well-Being:

Canada need to think about building a wall rn.

- lily allen (@lilyallen) November 9, 2016