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  1. The Year In Rock 2012: fun., Gotye, Mumford & Sons Headline Banner Year

    December 14, 2012 8:14 AM EST fun. is Billboard's Top Rock Artist of 2012, the Black Keys claim the year's top title on the Rock Songs chart and Mumford & Sons boast the No. 1 Rock Album for a second straight year, a year in which rock enjoyed impressive pop cros ...

  2. Updated: Jonas Nachsin Stepping Down as Roadrunner President

    November 14, 2012 11:57 AM EST In a surprise move, after more than 20 years at Roadrunner and 12 as president, Jonas Nachsin is stepping down from that post. At press time, there was no word on who will replace him, but a source told Billboard.biz that new leadership will be an ...

  3. Avril Lavigne & Chad Kroeger, Jay-Z & Beyonce, Skrillex & Ellie: Music's Top 10 Couples

    August 22, 2012 5:22 PM EDT Pop songstress Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger (i.e. "Chavril") yesterday (Aug. 21) announced their engagement, joining the ranks of celebrity music couples like Jay-Z and Beyonce, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, Blake ...

  4. Feist, Michael Buble, Sheepdogs Top Canada's Juno Awards

    April 02, 2012 9:10 AM EDT William Shatner, who hosted this year's Juno awards, performed a spoken word medley and strapped on a Les Paul that he never actually strumed. (CARAS/iPhoto) A Christmas album by Michael Bublé took home Album of the Year; Hedley broke its Sus ...

  5. Holiday Hits: Michael Buble & Adele Heading for 400,000-Plus Sales Week

    December 23, 2011 9:30 AM EST As reported earlier (Dec. 21), Michael Buble's "Christmas" album should hold at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a fifth consecutive week -- the seven-day period that ends at the close of business on Christmas Day, Dec. 2 ...

  6. Michael Buble's 'Christmas' Squeaks Past Nickelback to Take No. 1 on Billboard 200

    November 30, 2011 11:00 AM EST In the tightest race for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in four years, Michael Buble's "Christmas" rises 2-1 on the tally while Nickelback's new "Here and Now" debuts at No. 2. "Christmas" sold a little more tha ...

  7. Michael Buble's 'Christmas' Album Heading to No. 1; Nickelback, Rihanna Aiming for Top Five

    November 23, 2011 4:17 PM EST It seems Rihanna will yet again be denied her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry sources suggest that her newest release, "Talk That Talk," released on Nov. 21, may sell around 200,000 copies by the end of the trackin ...

  8. Deane Cameron To Receive Junos Honor

    November 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Canada president Deane Cameron, who has been integral to the success of artists including Anne Murray, Nickelback, k-os, Serena Ryder and Tom Cochrane, will receive the Walt Grealis special achievement award at the 40th anniversary of Ca ...

  9. Big Ratings For Olympics Finale, Performers Benefit

    March 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Canadian acts involved in the Winter Olympics closing ceremony in Vancouver have received a big boost in sales. "Sounds of Vancouver 2010: Opening Ceremony," an album by EMI Music Canada that featured the music from the opening ceremony ...

  10. Live Nation, Microsoft Enter Into Sponsorship Deal

    June 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft's recently launched Web browser Internet Explorer 8 will be the official sponsor of the upcoming Nickelback tour and the Live Nation-produced Bamboozle Music Festival. As part of a sponsorship deal between Live Nation and Microsoft, ...

  11. Nickelback Wins Big At MuchMusic Awards

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rockers Nickelback took home three awards at the MuchMusic Video Awards at a splashy show in downtown Toronto. Nickelback's three awards last night included best video, best rock video and best post-production." The show, which ...

  12. Nickelback, Danny Fernandes Lead MuchMusic Nominations

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Canadian music television station MuchMusic announced nominations for its 2009 video awards today (May 27), with Canadian rockers Nickelback and pop singer Danny Fernandes leading the way. Nickelback received five nominations, tying with Danny Fer ...

  13. Nickelback Triumphs At Junos

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nickelback has reigned over Canada's charts in recent years and last night the Vancouver rock band ruled the Juno Awards, winning in three categories at the Canadian record industry's annual gala. The band, whose album "Dark Horse&q ...

  14. Mary J. Blige, Nickelback To Boost Citi Campaign

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Citi Cards, the credit card division of Citi, will launch an integrated advertising campaign with Mary J. Blige and Nickelback at the center of it on Sunday, the company said. In February, Citi signed a marketing alliance with Live Nation. While t ...

  15. Producer Mutt Lange Returns With Nickelback

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Working with Mutt Lange on Nickelback's new album, "Dark Horse," was "a dream come true" for Chad Kroeger, the group's frontman songwriter. And the reality, he adds, was "a great learning experience." " ...

  16. Weakerthans Win Big At Western Canadian Music Awards

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Winnipeg's The Weakerthans were the big winners when the Western Canadian Music Awards were handed out Monday night in Edmonton. The literate rockers, who have been touring to support their "Reunion Tour" album, took home awards for ...

  17. New Nickelback Album Due In November

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nickelback's next studio album will arrive Nov. 18 via Roadrunner, just in time for the holiday retail season. First single "If Today Was Your Last Day" will hit U.S. radio outlets Sept. 30. The Canadian rock outfit is recording the ...

  18. UMG Merch Arm Inks Deal With The Killers

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bravado, the global merchandising arm of Universal Music Group, has entered into an agreement to manufacture and distribute merch for Las Vegas-based rock act the Killers. Financial terms and the length of the deal were not disclosed. "Mercha ...

  19. Nickelback Bags Live Nation Deal

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation has entered into a long-term global partnership with Nickelback, following closely on the heels of a multi rights deal notched with Shakira. A source confirms the deal is worth in the $50-$70 million range. Payments are set to roll out ...

  20. Online Exclusive: Five Canadian Acts Burning Their Way To International Stardom

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST While artists as diverse as Michael Buble and Arcade Fire prove Canada's ongoing strength as a source of international talent, rising artists wait in the wings. Here are capsule profiles of five Canadian artists to watch. Basia Bulat Hometown ...

  21. Roadrunner Oz Chief Satterley Heads North

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Roadrunner Records Australia managing director Jon Satterley is leaving his post in Melbourne to take a newly-created global role in the Warner Music Group-owned company's New York offices. Satterley will become Roadrunner's senior VP of ...

  22. Nickelback: A View From The Top

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nickelback's Chad Kroeger recalls the words of caution he received at the end of the cycle for 2001's "Silver Side Up"—a five-times-platinum juggernaut that launched three hit singles including the monster "How You Remind ...

  23. Juno Awards Nominations Unveiled

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Albertan rockers Nickelback dominate nods. With six nominations Albertan rockers Nickelback dominated the nomination list for the 2006 Juno Awards announced today (Feb. 15) in Toronto. Nickelback (EMI Canada) garnered nominations for top group, fa ...

  24. 'Now 20' Takes No. 1

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Features Franz Ferdinand, Coldplay, Weezer. With a little help from acts like Franz Ferdinand, Coldplay, Weezer and the Backstreet Boys, the 20th installment of the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" series takes the top slot of The Bi ...

  25. NICKELBACK

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nickelback can cut some more platinum notches in its belt. The band retains its core sound on "All the Right Reasons," but instead of playing it safe, touches on the edgier territory of its debut, "Th Nickelback can cut some more pl ...

  26. Nickelback, 3 Doors Down Set Summer Tour

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nickelback and 3 Doors Down will embark on a co-headlining summer tour of up to 23 shows. The outing will begin June 29 and run through July. Nickelback and 3 Doors Down will embark on a co-headlining summer tour of up to 23 shows. The outing will ...