The Backstreet Boys , or BSB , is a boy band and pop group that rose to considerable popularity in the late s , and has since broken music and concert sales records, having sold more than 87 million albums 38 million in U. McLean and Kevin Richardson. Lou Pearlman , an aviation entrepreneur based in Florida, was inspired by the success of the New Kids on the Block in the s to create his own clean-cut boy bands. After a series of auditions in and , he recruited Nick Carter at 12, the band's youngest member , Howie Dorough, 19, Alexander James McLean, 14 and, following the departure of two members - Sam Licata and Charles Edwards - Kevin Richardson came aboard in March , who was The group took its final shape on April 19, , when Brian Littrell - cousin of Richardson - joined the group after a phone audition. Their first concert on May 8, was performed in front of 3, teenagers.
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Add Genre. Add Styles. Add Moods. Add Themes. The heartfelt love-obsession has a slow hip-hop backbeat that keeps it real for the MTV generation. The Backstreet Boys are the millennium's all-American boys, heartthrobs that sell to the demographic that buys the most CDs, paraphernalia, MP3 players, and concert tickets. Parents like them, and often accompany their youngsters to their concerts under the guise of transporters or chaperones when they really want to check them out themselves like parents did decades ago with the Jackson 5.
Discussion in ' Hollywood Entertainment ' started by Harrison , Aug 2, Dramasian: Asian Entertainment News. Harrison Well-Known Member. The lead single, "Straight Through My Heart," has just been released to radio and can be heard on the group's MySpace page. The track Jive Records set follows the Backstreet Boys' platinum-certified reunion album, "Never Gone," and 's "Unbreakable," which sold 1.
The group rose to fame with their debut international album, Backstreet Boys In the following year, they released their second international album Backstreet's Back along with their self-titled U. After a two-year hiatus, they regrouped and released a comeback album Never Gone