Nickelback gets a place in the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
The rock hitmakers from Hanna, Alta. have been named the latest inductees into the illustrious home of Canada’s top musical talent.
Lead singer Chad Kroeger and his bandmates Mike Kroeger, Ryan Peake and Daniel Adair will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on March 13 next year at the Juno Awards in Edmonton.
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The 12-time Juno winners, whose hit singles include “How You Remind Me” and “Rockstar,” will also perform on the live Junos broadcast.
The group’s induction announcement was part of a media event Monday in Edmonton where organizers said Calgary native Tate McRae would be among this year’s performers.
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They also confirmed the return of several Juno Week events that were interrupted during the pandemic.
The Juno Cup, a Canadian celebrity hockey showdown, the Juno Songwriters’ Circle and Juno Fan Fare, an event where fans can meet the musicians, are back on the calendar in the week leading up to the big show.
Canadian music executive Ron Sakamoto will be the recipient of the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award for his lifetime contributions to the country’s music industry.
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