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Nanda Layos Lwin (born August 31, 1971 in London, Ontario) is a Canadian author, music historian, journalist, civil engineer, and educator. He wrote the weekly ChartTalk column, a commentary of the current Canadian music charts; it appeared on canoe.ca from 1997 to 2002 and in The Hamilton Spectator from 2003 to 2006. He is the author and publisher of eight books including Top 40 Hits: The Essential Chart Guide (1999) and Top Albums: The Essential Chart Guide (2003), primarily documenting the chart history of the Canadian music magazine The Record.

Nanda Lwin
Nanda Lwin
Nanda Lwin
Born (1971-08-31) August 31, 1971 (age 47)
London, Ontario
Occupationauthor, journalist, professor, engineer
NationalityCanadian
Period1995–present
Subjectmusic
Website
www.nandalwin.com

Lwin holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Toronto and a master's degree in engineering and public policy from McMaster University, and is a licensed professional engineer in Ontario. He is currently teaching civil engineering technology at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology.

Books written by LwinEdit

Lwin has authored the following books:

  • The Record 1994 Chart Almanac (1995) (ISBN 1-896594-00-X)
  • The Canadian Singles Chart Book (1996) (ISBN 1-896594-09-3)
  • Canada's Top Hits of the Year (1997) (ISBN 1-896594-10-7)
  • The 1996 Country Chart Yearbook (1997) (ISBN 1-896594-11-5)
  • Canada's Top 1000 Singles (1998) (ISBN 1-896594-12-3)
  • Top 40 Hits: The Essential Chart Guide (1999) (ISBN 1-896594-13-1)
  • Top Albums: The Essential Chart Guide (2003) (ISBN 1-896594-14-X)
  • The Essential 2002 Chart Yearbook (2003) (ISBN 1-896594-15-8)

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