Nickelback named as the Number One musical turnoff

Canadian arena rockers edge out Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga as a romance killer

Nickelback have been named as the biggest musical turnoff, according to a new survey.

Music-based dating website, which matches potential partners based on their taste in music, has carried out the research to find out what their users biggest musical turnoffs were and the Canadian arena rockers came out on top.

Users were asked to nominate up to 12 acts which they regarded as their biggest musical turnoffs, with Nickelback picking up over 13% of all votes cast.


Justin Bieber was second in the poll, with Lady Gaga third, Ke$ha fourth and Coldplay in fifth place. U2, Creed, Katy Perry, Lil Wayne and Britney Spears featured lower down the Top 10.

Users of seem to have it in for Coldplay, having previously named their fans as the least likely to have sex on a first date.

The Top 10 musical turnoffs are as follows:

1. Nickelback
2. Justin Bieber
3. Lady Gaga
4. Ke$ha
5. Coldplay
6. U2
7. Creed
8. Katy Perry
9. Lil Wayne
10. Britney Spears

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