12 Facts About Backstreet Boys


Backstreet Boys are an American vocal group consisting of Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, AJ McLean, and cousins Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson.

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Backstreet Boys have sold over 100 million records worldwide, making them the best-selling boy band of all time, and one of the world's best-selling music artists.

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Pearlman decided to call them Backstreet Boys, after Orlando's Backstreet Market, an outdoor flea market near International Drive which was a teen hangout.

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Meanwhile, the second international release, Backstreet Boys's Back, peaked at No 1 in Germany, Norway, Switzerland, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria, selling well over five million copies in Europe alone.

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The rest of the group surprised him by appearing in person to give him support, marking the first time the Backstreet Boys had appeared together in public in almost two years.

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Backstreet Boys entered the studios in January 2004 to start recording the new album.

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Backstreet Boys had been in talks to join the tour but ultimately decided not to.

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Backstreet Boys moved into a house together all by themselves in July 2012 as they started working on their new album with producer Martin Terefe in London.

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In December 2013, the Backstreet Boys performed their two original Christmas songs as marquee performers in the annual "Christmas in Washington" TV special which was attended by the President of the United States Barack Obama and his family.

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On September 23, the Backstreet Boys confirmed their Vegas residency show happening in 2017, titled Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life.

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Backstreet Boys resumed their DNA tour in June 2022 in North America, and will finish in March 2023 in New Zealand.

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Backstreet Boys have prided themselves as a vocal harmony group, not a boy band.

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