Mercury Records nearly signed them in 1993, but the deal fell through at the last minute because longtime Mercury recording artist John Mellencamp threatened to leave the label if they got into the boy band business. At the end of December 1994, the group flew to Sweden to record some songs with Max Martin and Denniz PoP, including "We've Got It Goin' On", which ended up being their first single and completed their work in January 1995. [21] The song was a minor success in the U.S., peaking at only No. The group rose to fame with their debut international album, Backstreet Boys (1996). Backstreet Boys Notch First Billboard Hot 100 Hit Since 2007", "Backstreet Boys Going Country? The album, Black & Blue, was released on November 21, 2000. 1, and managed to sell 1,134,000 copies in its first week of release. It reached the top 5 in the US, Canada, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Taiwan, and Japan,[6][128][129] and had sold 800,000 copies as of January 2015[update]. [18] However, in February 1994, Jeff Fenster (then senior VP A&R Zomba/JIVE Records) and David Renzer (then senior VP/GM of Zomba Music Publishing) saw the group performing at a high school in Cleveland and signed them to their first record deal.[19]. It leans toward adult contemporary and contemporary pop music and features interwoven choral harmonies, piano, strings, guitar, and drums,[179] with a little bit of hip-hop and reggae elements on some tracks, such as "One in A Million". Backstreet Boys (often abbreviated as BSB)[3] are an American vocal group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993. The Backstreet Boys began the first leg of their Never Gone Tour on July 22, 2005, in West Palm Beach, Florida. In 2017, Carter brought a house in Las Vegas and, in 2018, the Backstreet Boys held their “Larger Than Life” residency in Sin City. [9][141] The movie chronicles their entire career journey up to the making of their 2013 album In A World Like This. [80] "Drowning" reached top 10 in many countries and as of 2002, the album had sold almost six million worldwide.[81]. [144] The official physical DVD was released on June 7, 2016. McLean on documentary deleted scenes, album plans Backstreet Boy A.J. Eventually, he met Dorough, Carter, and McLean through a co-worker, and the four decided to form a group. We look… They are the highest selling boy band of all time with 130 million records sold. ! [189] For the purpose of these commercials, the group recorded a song called "Lager Than Life", which is a remake of their song "Larger Than Life" with different instrumentation. It received positive reviews and opened at number seven on the Billboard 200, selling 81,000 copies in its first week of release. 1 in Germany, Norway, Switzerland, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria,[34][35] selling well over five million copies in Europe alone. After the conclusion of the Never Gone Tour in 2006, Richardson left the group to pursue other interests. [8] In May 2013, the group embarked on their 20th-anniversary tour, officially titled as In a World Like This Tour. Shortly afterward, the rest of the group began recording their next album without him. a boyband (or "vocal harmony group" in their own words) of the 1990's. The band has been around a lot longer than others and were there before other bands tried to copy them. After a two-year hiatus, they regrouped and released a comeback album Never Gone (2005). [14] Pearlman decided to call them Backstreet Boys, after Orlando's Backstreet Market, an outdoor flea market near International Drive which was also a teen hangout. [106], In May 2011, the group announced that they had left their longtime label JIVE Records. The release of this album coincided with the release of their second international album Backstreet's Back. The film centers around a ragtag band of gunslingers operating during a post-apocalyptic zombie plague. The group consists of Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, AJ McLean, and cousins Brian Littrell, and Kevin Richardson. He had been in talks to join the tour but ultimately decided not to. In Court! Amerykańska grupa Backstreet Boys powstała w 1992 roku. [46], The album entered the Billboard 200 at No. [166] In order to fight the boy band stereotype and the backlash from New Kids on the Block's lip-sync scandal in the beginning, they would sing a cappella every chance they could get. In November 2003, McLean appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to talk about his addiction to alcohol and drugs, and his struggles rising to fame for the first time in public. [82] They claimed that the label promoted Carter's solo album Now or Never at the expense of the group. On May 14, 2018, the Backstreet Boys announced their new single, "Don't Go Breaking My Heart", released on May 17, as their lead single for their new album. A band that indirectly caused Hiroshima and Nagasaki. [174][175] With Millennium and Black & Blue, they started to abandon R&B and shift more toward pop and pop rock, as demonstrated on songs like "I Want It That Way", "Shape of My Heart", "Larger than Life", and "Not For Me". Hivatalosan 1993. április 20-án alakultak együttessé. [66] A DVD of the short tour, as well as a board game, was released in 2001, titled Around the World. 3 on the U.S. chart with first week sales of 291,000 copies. About the Backstreet Boys. [37], In November 1997, doctors discovered that a congenital hole in Littrell's heart had enlarged to dangerous proportions. No. So, yeah, there’s a version of this story titled “Backstreet Boy Reads News, Learns World Is Bad” that’s not amazing. The group finished recording their first album Backstreet Boys in the spring of 1996, and it was released internationally on May 6, 1996,[25] excluding U.S. and Canada; however, it was later released in Canada in October 1996. Backstreet Boys is the eponymous debut studio album by American boy band Backstreet Boys, released on May 6, 1996, by Jive Records in Germany. Today is January 9, and there are currently 3,446 edits to this wiki. Backstreet Boy A.J. 11 Claims", "Backstreet Boys get recordings, posters in final Pearlman payout", "Backstreet Boys members inducted into Kentucky Music Hall of Fame", "First Images from Dead 7 Feature the Backstreet Boys in the Wild West", "Members Of The Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, O-Town, And 98 Degrees Recorded A New Song", "Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean. McLean said the band is working with producer Jacob Kasher, who has worked with Maroon 5 and Britney Spears. In 2002, the group expressed a strong desire to leave their management company, The Firm. [VIDEO]", "Backstreet Boys sjunger 'Lager than life' för Netonnet", "The Backstreet Boys Are All Rockstars In A Swedish Warehouse? The album, titled Unbreakable, was released on October 30, 2007. They have made it through a lot of obstacles, but have been able to prevail. [165], The Backstreet Boys have always prided themselves as a vocal harmony group and not a boy band. The deal included an exclusive compilation set that was only available for sale at Burger King restaurants. The album debuted at No. [170][171] During Richardson's absence, McLean and Carter together covered his part in choruses[172] while Dorough took his solo parts, although McLean sang Richardson's verse in "Drowning". The Backstreet Boys finally announced that Richardson had rejoined them permanently during a show in London on April 29, 2012. The group received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 22, 2013. 1 on the Japanese Oricon weekly album charts and staying there for another week. [122] The song reached No. so all of you who call them talentless fags with vaginas should all go suck your cocks because you know they're good and you are just following the other haters who don't like them. 1", "Backstreet Boys Live in Concert on MSN Video", "Backstreet Boys – All Five Of Them – Reunite Onstage In L.A.", "Backstreet Boys are back, alright! 2 in Japan and was certified Platinum for shipments of 250,000 copies. The Backstreet Boys have always prided themselves as a vocal harmony group and not a boy band. Welcome to the official Backstreet Boys Wiki, a collaborative encyclopedia for everything and anything related to the Backstreet Boys. McLean Raves About Britney's Hot Body", "Backstreet Boys Go Country With Florida Georgia Line – Listen To 'God, Your Mama, & Me, "Backstreet's Back! [130][131][132][133] They released a second single from the album, "Show 'Em (What You're Made Of)" in November 2013. BSB Suing Former Manager Lou Pearlman For $3.5 Million", "Backstreet Boys To Quit Playing Games With Ch. [112] The statement, along with his appearance at the cruise event, prompted speculations that he might rejoin the group for good,[113] but both he and the group remained quiet on the matter. "In a World Like This", the lead single from their eighth studio album, also titled In a World Like This, was released digitally on June 25, 2013, and to the radio on July 22, 2013. As a member of Backstreet Boys, one of the biggest boy bands in the world, Nick Carter has the experience and stage presence to be Crocodile. a talented boy band with good songs. I think it was the right decision. [92] They also turned down an offer to star in a reality show to find a new member[92] and musicians who had expressed interest in replacing Richardson, such as Sam Licata[93][94] and former NSYNC members Lance Bass and Joey Fatone,[95] stating that they were not planning to replace him. [72] The next day, during a concert on the next leg of their tour in Toronto, Littrell gave a brief speech on Lee and led the audience in a brief moment of silence for Lee and all the victims of the attacks. [51] Millennium remained on the Billboard chart for 93 weeks, eventually selling over 12 million copies in the United States and being certified 13 times platinum. [115] A few days later, McLean and Littrell revealed on separate occasions that Richardson had returned since 2010, before NKOTBSB Tour started. Lee was interested in the concept; however, they ultimately decided to make it into only one issue. [59], A trip to the Bahamas was made by the group members in May 2000 to write songs for their fourth album. Backstreet Boys (often abbreviated as BSB) are an American vocal group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993. It debuted at number one in Australia, becoming their first number-one hit in the country. We looked at ourselves as Shai, Jodeci, Boyz II Men, the true vocal groups. The tour was put on hold in July when it was reported that McLean had entered rehab to battle alcoholism and depression after Richardson held an intervention for him at a Boston hotel. They're Totally Lager Than Life In This Overseas Commercial! In 2012, the group announced that Richardson had rejoined them permanently. Carter went on to say, “I’m always going to be a Backstreet Boy and I’m always going to be doing music with the guys.” The pandemic has allowed Carter time to not only participate in The Masked Singer but to create his own music as well. [32] The U.S. self-titled debut peaked at No. What a GLORIOUS day it is... we’ve been asked about the possibility of a collab like this for the past 20 years and today is the day! 1", "Backstreet Boys reflect on their 20th anniversary, release album sneak peeks", "Backstreet Boys Announce 'In a World Like This' 20th Anniversary Tour", "INTL: Backstreet Boys' New Album 'In A World Like This' Enters The Top5", "Backstreet Boys return with a new album! [81] However, Carter chose to remain with The Firm to manage his solo career. Shortly after returning to the Black and Blue Tour, the group faced a harrowing loss with the occurrence of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The Backstreet Boys celebrated their 20th anniversary, which was on April 20, 2013, with a fan celebration event in Hollywood that day. During the show, they announced that they were going to have their third cruise in October 2013. That night, however, Leighanne canceled her flight after deciding to spend more time with her husband. When Carter was a teen, he would eventually become the Backstreet Boys youngest member and became a teen idol, thus, when he became a Hollywood star. [103] The rest of the group were prescribed Tamiflu by a doctor, even though they weren't showing any symptom of the flu. They supported his decision and kept his return a secret until the tour was over. The group consists of A.J. [23][24] European success sent them there on a summer tour and shifted their promotion being mostly done in Europe. He has recently released a new single “80’s Movie”. Backstreet Boy. 69 by December 1995,[22] but it entered the top 5 in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, and the Netherlands. [157], On April 8, 2019, the band released their exhibit at the Grammy Museum before it was opened to the public two days later, showcasing tour outfits and memorabilia from their childhoods. For the Fans is an exclusive limited collection of three separate enhanced music CDs and a VHS tape from American vocal group the Backstreet Boys.The music CDs were exclusively distributed through Burger King restaurants in August 2000 with the purchase of any value meal. [60] They began recording the album on July 1, 2000 in Stockholm, Sweden, and wrapped up the recording sessions in September. [83] 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. Learn how to hire Backstreet Boys or research availability and pricing for booking Backstreet Boys to perform at a corporate event, fundraiser, private party, social media campaign, fair or festival, tradeshow or conference, endorsement project, or hire Backstreet Boys as … [180][unreliable source?] [126] The tour lasted over two years, comprising over 170 shows in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. A great, talented band that has been around for over 12 years with great songs and singers. [11] Between late 1992 and March 1993, Pearlman held open casting calls and hundreds of young performers auditioned at his blimp hangar in Kissimmee. In September, they kicked-off a small Asian tour, visiting Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Manila, performing some new material. Their self-titled U.S. debut album, which consisted of songs from their 1996 international debut album and Backstreet's Back, was released in the U.S. a day later, August 12, 1997. [65] To promote its release, they traveled around the world in 100 hours, visiting Stockholm, Tokyo, Sydney, Cape Town, Rio de Janeiro, and New York City. McLean on Fiery Solo Song, Nick Carter Zombie Western", "EXCLUSIVE: Nick Carter Confirms Backstreet Boys' Las Vegas Residency, Teases New Album", "Backstreet Boy A.J. Except, to hear McLean talk about working on “Live Together” and building his foundation of the same name engenders nonesuch cynicism. [191], The group has received eight Grammy Award nominations as of 2019[update], including four nominations in 2000. [120], The first single featuring Richardson's vocals in six years, a Christmas song titled "It's Christmas Time Again", was premiered on AOL Music on November 5, 2012,[121] and officially released a day later. It was the first cruise to feature all five members. [134], The group made a cameo in the 2013 movie This Is the End as fictional version of themselves, performing their song "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)",[135] 13 Top40-es daluk volt a Billboard Hot 100 ranglistán és több mint 130 millió albumot adtak el, ezzel ők lettek minden idők legnépszerűbb fiú együttese. [100] The group's first independent album, In A World Like This, which is also their first album back with Richardson, is a mixture of modern pop, adult contemporary, and dance music, with a hint of singer-songwriter genre as demonstrated on "Try", "Madeleine", and "Trust Me". [16] The group then continued to perform in various venues during summer 1993, from shopping malls, restaurants, to a high-profile charity gala in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Anyone who bashes them is just doing it because it's cool not to like them or they are jealous of them. Later that year, on October 7, 1998, the group received the keys to the city from the mayor of Orlando in honor of the tornado relief concert the group headlined in March that raised over $250,000. [143] The movie premiered on April 1, 2016 on Syfy channel. McLean talks 'emotional' documentary, album plans Article // February 02, 2015 On January 28, 2001, the Backstreet Boys performed the American national anthem at the Super Bowl XXXV in Tampa, Florida. I feel like their music played a key role in me growing up and so they are a source of happiness. [190] The song was also released as a single on iTunes by the company in several countries. In choruses, Littrell, Carter, and McLean usually sing the melody with Dorough harmonizing above the melody and Richardson covering the bass parts. On Seacrest's radio show, he also stated that he would love to perform with the group again on a more regular basis. Their international debut album released in 1996 was also titled Backstreet Boys, but … "I'll Never Break Your Heart" reached a Gold status in Germany for selling 250,000 copies[27] and they were voted the No. [101] It peaked at No. [102] Two singles were released from this album: "Straight Through My Heart" and "Bigger". July 28, 2009", "Search results of the Japanese Oricon Weekly Albums Chart, second week of October 2009", "Backstreet Boys' Brian Littrell Diagnosed With Swine Flu", "Brian Littrell Diagnosed with Swine Flu", "Backstreet Boys part ways with longtime label JIVE: 'This is the best thing that could happen to us, "Rising Pop Star Ashlyne Huff is Set to Join This Summer's NKOTBSB Tour as the Opening Act", "The Fans Have Spoken! [91] Following Richardson's departure, the group was suggested to change their name to Backstreet, but they decided against it. The group postponed the tour until July 1998 to give Littrell time to recover. On their debut and second album, they sang a hybrid of R&B and dance club pop mixed with new jack balladry and hip-hop. It was their first performance as a fivesome since Richardson rejoined the group. 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They also recorded the song "If You Stay" for the Booty Call soundtrack in the same year, which was released in February 1997. The sponsorship was a part of Sears' new integrated marketing campaign that exclusively featured the Backstreet Boys. [124][125] They received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame two days later, and had the day, April 22, 2013, declared as Backstreet Boys Day in Hollywood. [20] "We've Got It Goin' On" was sent to radio in August 1995 and released as a physical single on September 5, 1995. Popular in Western Canada. Something that you can easily find on eBay. [79] It was also certified platinum by IFPI for selling over one million copies in Europe. 92 for the chart dated March 18, 2017, which was the group's first return to the chart since 2007.[152]. 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