1. Avril Lavigne Tells Nickelback Haters to 'Grow Up,' Has a Pretty Good Point

    May 13, 2016 6:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nickelback may be one of the world's favorite bands to hate, but Avril Lavigne is not onboard.  On Thursday, the pop star took to Twitter to voice her disappointment in the press and public for shaming her husband Chad Kroeger's group.  Av ...

  2. Nickelback Sues Insurance Company to Cover Canceled Tour: Report

    January 13, 2016 9:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Nickelback is reportedly suing the massive insurance company Lloyd's of London for not paying the band's $13 million insurance claim to cover losses for concerts canceled due to frontman Chad Kroeger's tour-canceling throat condition. ...

  3. Nickelback Sued Over Insurance Claim for Canceled Concerts: Report

    December 11, 2015 5:02 AM EST 0 0 0 Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger is reportedly being sued for failing to disclose the pre-existing throat condition which forced the group to cancel dozens of concerts. Nickelback nixed more than 60 shows earlier this year when Kroeger had a cyst su ...

  4. Nickelback Cancels Tour Dates As Chad Kroeger Undergoes Surgery

    June 23, 2015 2:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 After canceling shows this past weekend, Nickelback was forced to announce more bad news today (June 23). Frontman Chad Kroeger will need surgery to heal a cyst on his voice box, and all of the band's tour dates through Sept. 4 are off.  Accord ...

  5. Nickelback's Chad Kroeger Says Song 'Edge of a Revolution' Was Inspired by Ferguson

    November 19, 2014 8:37 PM EST Nickelback frontman says Chad Kroeger says the band's No Fixed Address lead single, "Edge of a Revolution," was inspired by the protests in Ferguson, Mo. following a police killing of an the unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August. ...

  6. Chad Kroeger Finds Avril Lavigne Marriage Rumors 'Amusing'

    November 08, 2014 5:50 PM EST 82.532 k 146 13 0 Chavril fans should take a sigh of relief. The couple remains strong. Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger recently addressed speculation that his marriage to Avril Lavigne is on shaky ground. "Sometimes it's funny," the singe ...

  7. Ask Billboard: Too $hort Ends Too Long Wait For First Hot 100 Top 10

    April 25, 2014 6:05 PM EDT The rapper reaches the Hot 100's top 10 after appearing on the chart since 1990. Plus, OneRepublic makes history As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include ...

  8. Deryck Whibley Drops Avril Lavigne's Last Name Three Years After Their Divorce: Report

    November 12, 2013 5:45 AM EST Talk about a delay. Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley took Avril Lavigne's name when they were married, something that went under the radar during their four years of marriage. Now three years after their divorce was finalized, the singer has fi ...

  9. Lady Gaga and Avril Lavigne Climb Social 50 Chart

    October 24, 2013 4:48 PM EDT Both Lady Gaga and Avril Lavigne make great gains on the Social 50 this week, following their respective new song releases. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and Inst ...

  10. Avril Lavigne Reveals Self-Titled Album Release Date, Tracklist

    September 05, 2013 11:36 PM EDT Avril Lavigne has set a date for her self-titled set. The pop-punk singer will release her fifth studio album on Nov. 5, Lavigne announced Thursday. The Epic Records release will be available for pre-order beginning Sept. 24. Avril Lavigne Rev ...

  11. Avril Lavigne, 'Avril Lavigne': Fall Music Preview 2013

    September 03, 2013 9:55 AM EDT Release Date: Nov. 5 Label: Epic Records Lavigne's first self-titled album promises to be a diverse affair. "Chad and I have a duet together on a ballad called ‘Let Me Go,'" Lavigne says of Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger, he ...

  12. Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger Tie the Knot

    July 02, 2013 12:35 PM EDT Avril Lavigne and Nickelback's Chad Kroeger officially said "I Do" on Monday (July 1) in a celebration that took place in the South of France. Though multiple sources prematurely reported the Canadian couple's nuptials had tak ...

  13. MuchMusic Video Awards: Drake Surprises and Wins Big, PSY Retires 'Gentleman'

    June 17, 2013 11:22 AM EDT Drake made a surprise appearance, Avril Lavigne thanked her dad, and PSY said farewell thee "Gentleman" at the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto last night, a massive outdoor celebration that shut down the streets around the Bell ...

  14. Avril Lavigne Covers Nickelback's 'How You Remind Me': Listen

    December 11, 2012 8:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Avril Lavigne is paying tribute to her fiancé with a cover of Nickelback hit "How You Remind Me." The 2001 track, which spent 49 weeks on the Hot 100 and led the album "Silver Side Up" to multi-platinum status, turns from guitar ...

  15. Avril Lavigne Talks Design Inspiration, Runway Playlist at Fashion Week NYC

    September 11, 2012 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Avril Lavigne stepped back into the spotlight for the first time since announcing her engagement to Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger to reveal the latest designs from her skater-punk fashion line Abbey Dawn Monday (Sept. 10) at New York Fashion Week ...

  16. Avril Lavigne's Kroeger-Assisted Album Coming Late 2012/Early 2013

    September 10, 2012 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Avril Lavigne 's forthcoming fifth album, which helped bring together the singer and her new fiancee, Nickelback 's Chad Kroeger, will be hitting stores at the end of this year or in early 2013. In Billboard's latest cover story, &quo ...

  17. The Beat 8/23: Taylor Swift Breaks Records, Avril & Chad Get Engaged

    August 23, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Thursday, Aug. 23 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In toda ...

  18. The Beat 08/23: Avril & Chad Get Engaged, Taylor Swift Breaks Records

    The Beat 08/23: Avril & Chad Get Engaged, Taylor Swift Breaks Records

    August 23, 2012 10:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 08/23: Taylor Swift Breaks Records, Avril & Chad Get Engaged Flo Rida , jonathan brooks , The Doors , dee snider , Dinosaur Jr. , tim heidecker , Billboard , taylor swift , Marilyn Manson , Rob Zombie Videos Taylor Swift Avril Lavigne B ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Avril Lavigne Engaged to Nickelback's Chad Kroeger

    August 21, 2012 9:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two members of Canadian rock royalty are getting hitched! No, there's no fireworks between Alanis Morissette and Geddy Lee... yet. It's an engagement between Avril Lavigne and Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger , who up until today, few even k ...

  21. Black Keys Apologize to Nickelback: Watch

    March 21, 2012 8:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Keys have taken back their comments on Nickeback being "s---" -- sort of. "I didn't mean to single them out. It just came out," the band's Patrick Carney told MTV News Canada. "There's much worse ban ...

  22. Nickelback Laughs Off Black Keys Diss

    January 05, 2012 9:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Say what you will about Nickelback : the band has a sense of humor. After being dubbed "watered-down, post-grunge crap" by Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney in Rolling Stone, the group responded with a tweet: "Thanks to the drummer in ...

  23. Weekly Chart Notes: Michael Jackson, Lonely Island, Reba McEntire

    December 23, 2010 4:35 PM EST 0 0 0 RETURN OF THE KING: The late King of Pop makes a triumphant return to Billboard's charts. While "Michael" arrives at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 behind Taylor Swift 's "Speak Now" (2-1) and Susan Boyle 's "The ...

  24. Crystal Bowersox Stays Rough-And-Tumble On 'Farmer's Daughter'

    December 03, 2010 3:40 PM EST 0 0 0 C rystal Bowersox is in a happy place. She just moved into a new house in Chicago with her husband and son. Taking a break from unpacking, she's sitting on the back porch doing a phone interview with Billboard. But Bowersox, 25, is quick to bec ...

  25. Tommy Lee Recruits Fans for New Methods of Mayhem Album

    September 20, 2010 1:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 M otley Crüe 's Tommy Lee says he "just wanted to do something different" for "A Public Disservice Announcement," his first Methods of Mayhem album in 11 years. That turned out to be working with a cast of thousands -- liter ...

  26. Train Rolls To 100th Adult Pop Songs No. 1

    September 08, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 With a 2-1 advance for "If It's Love," Train collects the 100th No. 1 title in the 14-year history of Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult Pop Songs chart. The survey premiered in the Billboard issue dated March 16, 1996, as an of ...

  27. Adam Lambert Disses Susan Boyle, Pickle Defeats Nickelback

    February 24, 2010 6:19 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Adam Lambert is sharing his feelings again, this time picking on Susan Boyle and her hugely successful album "I Dreamed a Dream". The Pickleback affair on Facebook has ...

  28. Daughtry Goes Back To Clubs For New Album Launch

    June 30, 2009 12:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Going back to the clubs to launch his band's sophomore album in August is neither foreign nor unwelcome for Chris Daughtry. Before he became a finalist on "American Idol," Daughtry tells Billboard.com, "we played the clubs all th ...

  29. Chart Beat: Paula Abdul, 'Epiphany', Frank Sinatra and more!

    May 14, 2009 4:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 HEY PAULA (AND DAUGHTRY AND MICHAEL): Twenty years ago this week, Paula Abdul moved into the Billboard Hot 100 penthouse with her second No. 1, "Forever Your Girl." (Her first, "Straight Up," held on for a final frame at No. 90). ...

  30. Nickelback Plots 2009 Tour

    November 25, 2008 3:52 PM EST 0 0 0 Nickelback will begin a North American tour Feb. 25 in Nashville in support of its just-released Roadrunner album "Dark Horse." Tickets go on sale Dec. 5 via LiveNation.com, but Nickelback fan club members get first crack on Friday (Nov. 2 ...

  31. Nickelback, "Dark Horse"

    November 21, 2008 5:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Chad Kroeger laughs when asked if the phenomenal sales for 2005's "All the Right Reasons" gave confidence to Nickelback as it set out to make its sixth studio album, "Dark Horse." "No, because look what we have to try t ...

  32. Back In The Race

    November 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chad Kroeger laughs when asked if the phenomenal sales for 2005's "All the Right Reasons" gave confidence to Nickelback as it set out to make its sixth studio album, "Dark Horse." Chad Kroeger laughs when asked if the phenom ...

  33. Exclusive: Nickelback Talks New Album

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chad Kroeger laughs when asked if the phenomenal sales for 2005's "All the Right Reasons" gave confidence to Nickelback as it set out to make its sixth studio album, "Dark Horse.": "No, because look w Chad Kroeger laugh ...

  34. The Billboard Q&A: Nickelback's Chad Kroeger

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nickelback's Chad Kroeger laments -- with tongue firmly in cheek -- that "I have to spend a little more time in the studio than the other guys. A little bit." That's what comes with being the chief so Nickelback's Chad Kroeg ...

  35. 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." " ...

  36. Nickelback Inks Multi-Rights Deal With Live Nation

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, 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. As expected, Live Nation has entered into a long-term global partnership with Nicke ...

  37. Chart Beat Chat

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Melinda Doolittle, Mariah Carey's "E=MC2," Jean Manuel de Scarano's birthplace and more! MELINDA/MARIAH Hi Fred, Has Melinda Doolittle already been signed to a record label? She was my favorite contes ...

  38. Stars Come Out For Davis' Pre-Grammy Party

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Whitney Houston's appearance at Clive Davis' celeb-soaked, pre-Grammy concert party last night (Feb. 9) in Los Angeles fueled speculation that the diva would be among the night's performers -- but her Whitney Houston's appearance ...

  39. Springsteen Returns To No. 1 In Slow Sales Week

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In a slow week for album sales, Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" returns to the summit of The Billboard 200 despite a 42% sales decline. The Columbia effort moved 77,000 copies in the U.S., according to Ni In a slow week for album sales, B ...

  40. Still Smooth

    October 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carlos Santana says, "Radio is a friendly spirit to me." It would be fair to call that an understatement. After just a year-and-a-half break, the artist who holds the record for the longest-running Ni Carlos Santana says, "Radio is a ...

  41. I Nine

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carmen Keigans remembers seeing an unfamiliar number flash on her phone one day while riding a bus with her band, I Nine. If ever a phone call was fateful, it was that one: Cameron Crowe was calling, Carmen Keigans remembers seeing an unfamiliar num ...

  42. Santana/Chad Kroeger, "Into the Night"

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The last time Chad Kroeger and Carlos Santana got together, the result was 2003/2004 multiformat bull's-eye "Why Don't You & I." The last time Chad Kroeger and Carlos Santana got together, the result was 2003/2004 multiformat ...

  43. Nickelback: A View From The Top

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chad Kroeger: "We're never going to be the critics' darlings, and we're OK with that. " Chad Kroeger: "We're never going to be the critics' darlings, and we're OK with that. " News Chad Kroeger ...

  44. Nickelback: A View From The Top

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Nickelback's Chad Kroeger ...

  45. Billboard Bits: Carlos Santana, Phil Collins, Ricardo Montaner

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A collaboration with Jennifer Lopez and Baby Bash will round out the upcoming Carlos Santana collection "Ultimate Santana," due Oct. 16 via Arista. "This Boy's Fire" was written by Steve Morales, Sean A collaboration with Je ...

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