The 2023 Junos in Edmonton, Alberta were a big evening for Nickelback, who were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
To recognize Nickelback for their contributions to Canadian music, actor Ryan Reynolds appeared virtually at the ceremony.
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Reynolds at first flubs his speech, accidentally presenting the honours to Alberta’s own Joni Mitchell, before being corrected by someone off camera.
“Wasn’t Joni Mitchell in Nickelback?” Reynolds asks, before clarifying: “They’re from Alberta too, right? That’s a very talented province.”
"That's a very talented province…"@VancityReynolds needs a little help while introducing @Nickelback 😂#JUNOS pic.twitter.com/NYuGAtwnLo
— CBC Music (@CBCMusic) March 14, 2023
Congratulations to the newest inductees of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame @Nickelback!
Stay tuned for their performance presented by @TD_Canada! pic.twitter.com/bpC2oeatcD
— The JUNO Awards (@TheJUNOAwards) March 14, 2023
NHL All-Star and Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid was present to personally thank the band. Nickelback performed a medley of their songs at the event. For more, watch our interview with the band below.