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Birthdate:   1995
Website: http://nickelback.com/
Category: Music

Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in Hanna, Alberta in 1995 by Chad Kroeger, Mike Kroeger, and Ryan Vikedal. Their hit single "How Your Remind Me" from their third album, Silver Side Up, reached the top on the Canadian Singles Chart and the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time, making them the second Canadian band to accomplish this, the first being The Guess Who with "

Ever since their smash hit "How You Remind Me" in 2001 the band enjoyed major commercial (although not critical) success. Nickelback sold over 13.5 million albums in the US and over 1.7 million albums in Canada, their worldwide albums sales counted near to 20 million.

The band has won 9 Juno Awards, 1 American Music Award, 1 MTV Video Music Award for Best Video from a Film (Hero), and a World Music Award for World's Best-Selling Rock Artist. The band was also nominated for 7 Grammy Awards, 4 American Music Awards and 10 Juno Awards. On December 4, 2006, Nickelback won 3 Billboard Music Awards out of five nominations.

Nickelback's latest release, All the Right Reasons has already sold more than 4.6 million albums in the US and over 6 million albums worldwide.

NHL goalie Cam Ward, wears a goalie mask that has a Nickleback theme featuring the bandmembers playing.

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Last updated: 12-02-2007      Hits: 10881