LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Grammy-nominated Nickelback, announced they have extended their Dark Horse World Tour into June 2010. With tickets for the first leg of the 2010 Dark Horse World Tour already on sale and on pace to break new sales records for the band, Nickelback adds 19 more dates to the tour and will be joined by Breaking Benjamin, Shinedown and Sick Puppies. Tickets for the new dates go on sale beginning January 16th on LiveNation.com.
Their album Dark Horse ismulti-platinum. Billboard Magazine's decade end issue awarded Nickelback several accolades, including Group of the Decade, Top Adult Top 40 Artist of the Decade, Top Rock Song of the Decade with "How You Remind Me" and Top Mainstream Rock Song Artist. The band also ranked high in the magazine's 2009 wrap up, being awarded Top Rock Album Artist, Top Rock Album for Dark Horse, Top Alternative Artist, Top Alternative Album for Dark Horse, Top Hard Rock Artist and Top Hard Rock Album for Dark Horse.
Nickelback is one of the biggest rock bands in the world, with over 35 million albums sold. The band's latest album, Dark Horse, produced by Mutt Lange, debuted at number two on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and has remained on the Top 200 for 50 weeks selling over 2.4 million albums in the US alone. Nickelback is currently nominated for Grammy in the Best Hard Rock Performance category for "Burn It To The Ground."
The latest single from Dark Horse, "Never Gonna Be Alone," is top 10 at Hot AC and is currently top 30in the Pop category. The video for "Never Gonna Be Alone" is in rotation at MTV, MTV2, MTV Hits, Vh1, Fuse and Music Choice. The video was shot by veteran director and longtime Nickelback friend Nigel Dick.
Nickelback has enjoyed success with their last album, All The Right Reasons, which has been RIAA certified 8X platinum. The six singles from the album totaled 12 million downloads and 6 million ringtones. All proceeds of digital single and video sales for "If Everyone Cared" between February 1 and July 31, 2007 were donated to charity, equally distributed between Amnesty International and International Childrens' Awareness Canada. Each of the five videos from All The Right Reasons has reached #1 on VH1's playlist: "Photograph," "Savin' Me," "Far Away," "If Everyone Cared" and "Rockstar." In 2006 Nickelback was awarded a World Music Award for "World's Best Rock Group," a Billboard Touring Award for "Breakthrough Artist," an American Music Award for "Favorite Pop/Rock Album" and a People's Choice Award for "Best Rock Group."
Tue/Apr-06 – London, ON – John Labatt Centre
Thu/Apr-08 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
Fri/Apr-09 – Montreal, PQ – Bell Centre
Sun/Apr-11 – Ottawa, ON – Scotiabank Place
Tue/Apr-13 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center
Wed/Apr-14 – Hampton VA – Hampton Coliseum
Fri/Apr-16 – Greenville, SC – Bi Lo Center
Sat/Apr-17 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
Mon/Apr-19 – Orlando, FL – Amway Arena
Wed/Apr-21 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
Fri/Apr-23 – St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center
Sat/Apr-24 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
Mon/Apr-26 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
Wed/May-05 – Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
Fri/May-07 – Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
Sat/May-08 – Portland, OR – Memorial Coliseum
Mon/May-10 – Nampa, ID – Idaho Center
Fri/May-14 – Wichita, KS – INTRUST Bank Arena
Sat/May-15 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines
Tue/May-18 – Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
Wed/May-19 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
Fri/May-21 – Milwaukee, WI – Bradley Center
Sat/May-22 – Noblesville, IN – Verizon Wireless
Mon/May-24 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
Tue/May-25 – Omaha, NE – Qwest Center
Thu/May-27 – Fargo, ND – Fargodome
Sat/May-29 – Saskatoon, SK – Credit Union Center
Mon/May-31 – Calgary, AB – Pengrowth
Tue/Jun-01 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
Thu/Jun-03 – Vancouver, BC – General Motors
–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers