Nickelback’s dream of being “big rock stars” could come true with the band’s induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
According to a press release, the long-remembered Canadian band will officially be inducted into the Hall of Fame in March 2023.
The band follows singer-songwriter Deborah Cox, who was inducted in 2022, and Jann Arden, who was inducted in 2021.
Nickelback has been a frequent subject of memes, but has also enjoyed consistent commercial success, according to the press release. The band counts more than 10 billion streams, 50 million albums sold worldwide and 12 consecutive sold-out tours among their achievements.
The Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, the release noted. In 1996, they immigrated to Vancouver, British Columbia, where they continue to live and work today.
Many of their most iconic songs, such as “Rockstar” and “Photograph”, come from their fifth studio album, “All the Right Reasons”, released in 2005. The album was the first release under the current configuration of the band, formed by Chad Kroeger. , Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger and Daniel Adair.
And after decades of making music, the group shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. They released their tenth studio album, “Get Rollin'” on Friday.
The Canadian Music Hall of Fame, created in 1978 to recognize the success of Canadian artists, is located in Calgary, Alberta.