Stevie Nicks Said in Slip-Up That She Loves Harry Styles 'From NSYNC'

Harry Styles and Stevie Nicks
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Stevie Nicks admitted she's not living this one down.

After receiving her second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction Friday night, Nicks spoke to reporters at the Barclays Center in New York. When asked about her friendship with Harry Styles, who introduced her at the ceremony, the singer gushed.

She began: "What I really loved about Harry, was that, when he decided to make a solo record from NSYNC, he, uh..."

When the crowd began to chuckle, Nicks immediately recognized her dated flub.

"Not NSYNC, sorry. I'm never gonna live that one down, I know," Nicks said, shaking her head.

She added slowly: "One ... Direction ..."

Styles was famously part of the pop boy band One Direction, which released its first single "What Makes You Beautiful" in 2011. The band broke up in 2016, and Styles went on in 2017 to release a solo album that was heavily influenced by 70s rock, including Nicks' Fleetwood Mac.

But Nicks, who was first inducted to the Hall in 1998 with Fleetwood Mac, recovered from her slip-up and explained why she loves the young rocker.

"This beautiful child should have been born in 1948 too, because he just fits in with all of us. He loves our music.He just loves the whole 1970s and 80s and 90s music that we've been doing all this time. ... He will still be around in 30 or 40 years. He'll still be doing it just like I have continued to do it. He'll still be rocking it across the country when he's, ya know, 60, 70," she said.

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