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Famous as :

Hard rock, post grunge band

Birth Date :

1995

Birth Place :

Western Canada

Claim to fame :

Album "The State" (2000)
Was among the eight honorees inducted into the 2007 Canada's Walk of Fame.
Chosen as the Favorite Music Group at the 33rd annual People's Choice Awards.
Grabbed two awards at the 2006's Juno for Best Group and Best Rock Album for "All The Right Reasons."
The song "Follow You Home" contained a guitar solo which was played by Billy Gibbons. The renowned guitarist also took part as the backing vocalist in "Rock Star."
Was nominated for People's Choice Favourite Canadian Group and Much Loud Best Rock Video at MuchMusic Video Awards in June 2004.
Single "Someday" (2003) was considered by critics to be identical with the song "How You Remind Me" (2001), except for the lyrical content.
All tracks are composed by themselves while the lyrics were written by Chad.
Brought home 3 Juno Awards in the categories Best Group, Best Single for "How You Remind Me," and Best Rock Album for "Silver Side Up" by April 2002.
The song "How You Remind Me" was about Chad's former girlfriend named Jodi and was written within 15 minutes only.
Its boxed set is called "3 Sided Coin" which contains the albums of "Curb", "The State", and "Silver Side Up."
Labeled #1 Most Played Rock Artist Across All Radio Formats in 2002.
Received a nomination for Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group at the 2003 American Music Awards.
Earned a Jack Richardson Producer of the Year Award nomination at the 2005 Juno Awards for the songs "Someday" and "Figured You Out."
Album "All the Right Reasons" has been its first album to reach #1 on The Billboard 200, leading the band to become the second Canadian group after Bachman-Turner Overdrive to top this Billboard album chart.
Single "Photograph" was a recollection of Chad's teenage years in which he recalled his first kiss, his friends, and his breaking into his high school.
Bestowed the International Achievement Award at the 2004 SOCON Awards.
Was a nominee of Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group at the 2004 American Music Awards.
Get a Western Canadian Music Award nomination by August 2004.
Collected 5 nominations at the 2004 Juno Awards in the categories Album of the Year, Single of the Year, Rock Album of the Year, Group of the Year, and Juno Fan Choice Award. They won the latter two.
Single "Figured You Out" was voted as one of the Top 100 Worst Love Songs on VH1.
Mentioned as Songwriters of the Year at Juno Awards in April 2003.
Won the categories of Best Video for "Too Bad" and Best Rock Video for "How You Remind Me" at MuchMusic Video Awards held in June 2002.
Won the titles of Hot 100 Single of the Year, Hot 100 Airplay Single of the Year, and Top 40 Track of the Year through "How You Remind Me" at the 2002 Billboard Music Awards, besides the title of Hot 100 Singles Group/Duo of the Year.
Has been featured in Karaoke Revolution, a game of PlayStation 2, and the song used was "How You Remind Me."
Has been the second Canadian band after The Guess Who to have a number one single both in Canada and U.S. at the same time through "How You Remind Me."
The personnel were on their tour bus less than 10 miles from the place where Flight 93 crashed in Somerset County, Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001.
Single "Never Again" was created based on the awful experience of the broken homes.
The track "Too Bad" told about the father of Kroeger brothers who was never around as they grew up.
The track "Leader of Men" told about Chad's experience of his friend's life when she was getting swept downstream.
Album "Curb" was re-released in 2002 with a different cover of a picture of a road on it while the original 1996 version used a picture of a crashed car.
The song "Curb" was dedicated to the memory of Chad's friend named Kirby who accidentally killed his girlfriend in a car accident.
Calls 3 Doors Down as their "small town brothers."
 
 
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2008 American Music Awards - Arrivals
2009 Juno Awards - Press Room
2009 Juno Awards - Press Room
American Music Awards 2006 - Press Room
American Music Awards 2006 - Press Room
2009 MuchMusic Video Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals
The 2009 Juno Awards Red Carpet Arrivals
Nickelback Performing at the Tweeter Center Chicago
Nickelback Performing at the Tweeter Center Chicago