[188], On March 12, 2014, the group filmed a series of commercials for Swedish warehouse company NetOnNet in Sweden while the group was on tour in Europe. [186], In August 2012, it was revealed that the Backstreet Boys would be starring in an Old Navy commercial. [102] Two singles were released from this album: "Straight Through My Heart" and "Bigger". a pop group whom it is now shameful to have liked, but everyone should just admit that they still have all of their albums. The commercials started airing in May 2014. [106], In May 2011, the group announced that they had left their longtime label JIVE Records. Backstreet Boys (often abbreviated as BSB)[3] are an American vocal group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993. We looked at ourselves as Shai, Jodeci, Boyz II Men, the true vocal groups. [75] The album entered the top 5 in the U.S.,[47] UK,[76] Germany,[34] and Canada,[77] and the top 10 in Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands, and New Zealand. The tour was the 44th highest-grossing worldwide tour in 2014 with a total gross of $32.8 million and ticket sales of 607,407,[127] not including its 2013 and 2015 dates. [156] The album is co-produced under the group's own, K-BAHN label and RCA Records, and distributed by RCA's parent company, Sony Music. The film centers around a ragtag band of gunslingers operating during a post-apocalyptic zombie plague. 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. 1 in Germany, Norway, Switzerland, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria,[34][35] selling well over five million copies in Europe alone. I think it was the right decision. Today is January 9, and there are currently 3,446 edits to this wiki. [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. [100] The album debuted at No. McLean on documentary deleted scenes, album plans Backstreet Boy A.J. He has recently released a new single “80’s Movie”. In September, they kicked-off a small Asian tour, visiting Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Manila, performing some new material. known for their hits "Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)" and "I Want It That Way". [40] In the following year, McLean, Richardson, and Dorough joined the lawsuit which eventually resulted in a number of settlements. [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. [109] At the conclusion of 2011, the tour placed 17th on Billboard's annual "Top 25 Tours", earning over $40 million with 51 shows. Backstreet Boys (często skracane do BSB) – amerykański boysband, powstały w 1993r. They're Totally Lager Than Life In This Overseas Commercial! Kevin Richardson left the group in 2006 and rejoined in 2012. [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. [56][57] The concert at Georgia Dome, Atlanta, was the 5th most attended concert in American history and the most attended concert by a pop artist. [36] The most successful singles from Backstreet's Back and the U.S. debut album were "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)" and "As Long As You Love Me". [176][177] Compared to their previous albums, Never Gone is "more organic, more stripped-down, less harmonies, more instrumentation". That night, however, Leighanne canceled her flight after deciding to spend more time with her husband. 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]. The group rose to fame with their debut international album, Backstreet Boys (1996). 4 on the U.S. album chart and eventually sold 14 million copies. The Backstreet Boys, including Richardson, filmed a segment for The Oprah Winfrey Show on October 22, 2010. I think for us to maximize the ability that we have as five to move forward, it wouldn't be with another group, it would just be on our own. The band hoped to have the album done before the next Backstreet Boys cruise in May 2016. The day was also declared as Backstreet Boys Day in Orlando. [10], In 1992 Lou Pearlman placed an ad in the Orlando Sentinel to compose a vocal group. The Backstreet Boys are an American vocal group that began in 1993. a talented boy band with good songs. [144] The official physical DVD was released on June 7, 2016. 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[115] A few days later, McLean and Littrell revealed on separate occasions that Richardson had returned since 2010, before NKOTBSB Tour started. 1 international group there in 1996. It was the group's first independent album, released under their label, K-BAHN. We look… Backstreet Boys is the eponymous debut studio album by American boy band Backstreet Boys, released on May 6, 1996, by Jive Records in Germany. On October 6, 2009, the group released their next album, This Is Us. Based on the success of this tour, they announced a Mexican tour, visiting Mexico City and Monterrey. [136] 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 also attended by the President of the United States Barack Obama and his family. The group also performed at an Old Navy event "Fit For Fall Fashion Show for All" in Bryant Park, New York on September 14, 2012. [64] The compilation consisted of three CDs featuring a new song called "It's True" and live songs from the group's previous tours, and a VHS tape featuring backstage footage and interviews. However, the Backstreet Boys are more than just my favorite band. The album, Black & Blue, was released on November 21, 2000. On January 28, 2001, the Backstreet Boys performed the American national anthem at the Super Bowl XXXV in Tampa, Florida. In choruses, Littrell, Carter, and McLean usually sing the melody with Dorough harmonizing above the melody and Richardson covering the bass parts. [110] The tour lasted until June 2012, comprising 80 shows in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. 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[61][62][63] A song completed during the July recording sessions, "It's True", was released on August 28, 2000 in a compilation album sold exclusively at Burger King restaurants, titled For the Fans.[64]. Following the release of the single, they embarked on their Up Close & Personal Tour in March which served as a pre-album release tour. The Backstreet Boys have always prided themselves as a vocal harmony group and not a boy band. The most amazing boy band in the world not just in the 90s but even now and they'll always be. McLean, Brian Littrell, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson, and Nick Carter. [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. [83] The group began to reform and reconcile their differences, planning to start recording a comeback album at the beginning of the following year.[84]. [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. Formed in Orlando, FL, the Backstreet Boys brought boy bands back to the mainstream and went on to sell millions of records while selling out the biggest arenas in the world. [147], On April 1, 2016, Carter told Entertainment Tonight the group signed a deal with Live Nation for a nine-show "test residency" in Las Vegas. The album itself was released in the US on July 30, 2013, and in other countries sometime later. [28], "Anywhere for You" was released as the last single from their international debut album on February 17, 1997. [104] The group subsequently canceled a scheduled CBS Early Show performance the next day on October 6, 2009, which was also the release day of their new album, This Is Us. Backstreet Boys – amerykański zespół muzyki pop założony w 1993 roku, uznawany za jeden … They rose to superstardom with their third studio album Millennium (1999) and its follow-up album, Black & Blue (2000). [187] The commercial featuring the group started airing on September 19, 2012. [27] They also became one of the most successful debut artists in the world, collecting awards such as Durchstarter (Best Newcomers) in Germany's Viva Comet Awards in 1996. In July 2016, the group appeared and performed on ABC's Greatest Hits. The group has also received two American Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, a Juno Award, and many others.[211]. [11][15], The Backstreet Boys had their first performance at SeaWorld Orlando on May 8, 1993. Undoubtedly one of the most popular boy bands of all time, the Backstreet Boys formed in 1993 and went on to have seven albums reach the top 10 on Billboard 200. 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". There are Backstreet Boys Despicable Me minions and the Boys’ faces photoshopped onto paintings — Nick as The Girl with a Pearl Earring, Kevin as Mona Lisa. The show in London's The O2 Arena was filmed and is available to watch online on MSN's website. On September 15, 2016, McLean and Carter confirmed that the band would be done with the album the following year, along with a new headlining tour. Never Gone has sold approximately 3 million copies worldwide.[88][89]. [74] It also included a previously unreleased song, "Drowning". [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". They are the highest selling boy band of all time with 130 million records sold. [168] "We were fans of New Kids, but were we really modeled after them? [126] The tour lasted over two years, comprising over 170 shows in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. The Backstreet Boys began the first leg of their Never Gone Tour on July 22, 2005, in West Palm Beach, Florida. After the conclusion of the Never Gone Tour in 2006, Richardson left the group to pursue other interests. "I'll Never Break Your Heart" reached a Gold status in Germany for selling 250,000 copies[27] and they were voted the No. [99] On this album, their sound went back to their original dance-pop beats and contains a more R&B sound. a boy band that was immensely popular among elementary-school girls in the 90's As he had announced before on On Air with Ryan Seacrest in October 2011, Richardson hosted a beach party, part of the group's second annual cruise, in the Bahamas on December 3, 2011, where he performed with them. A Backstreet Boys egy Grammy-jelölt amerikai fiúegyüttes.Ők voltak Lou Pearlman menedzser első csapata. [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. Wiktionary (0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition: backstreet (Adjective) Associated with neighborhoods on back streets, often in older neighborhoods, with poorer residents. [13] Littrell flew from Kentucky to Orlando to formally join the group on April 20, 1993, a day after receiving a phone call from Richardson about it. [185] In August 2000, it was announced that the deal would also include three TV commercials featuring the Backstreet Boys, and a promotion, which was the inclusion of an exclusive Backstreet Project Cyber Crusader toy in each Burger King Big Kids Meal and Kids Meal. W skład wchodzą: Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, A. J. McLean i Nick Carter. The campaign included a 30-second advertisement, featuring the group, which was aired from August 1 to 15, 1999. Backstreet Boys, also known as BSB, is an American pop supergroup that became popular during the 1990s and 2000s. 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. [55] The second leg, which was sponsored by Sears, was sold out on August 14 on its sale date and broke sales records. [54], On June 2, 1999, the Backstreet Boys embarked on the Into the Millennium Tour, which comprised 115 sold-out shows in 84 cities, with some additional dates put due to high demand. The group received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 22, 2013. [23][24] European success sent them there on a summer tour and shifted their promotion being mostly done in Europe. They supported his decision and kept his return a secret until the tour was over. If you trash on them, you're trashing on your childhood, so don't be such a prick tickler and appreciate them for taking you where you are today, musically. It also contains a more R&B sound compared to Unbreakable. 4 on Billboard Hot 100, eventually earning them a platinum-award for selling over one million copies. McLean said the band is working with producer Jacob Kasher, who has worked with Maroon 5 and Britney Spears. [8] In May 2013, the group embarked on their 20th-anniversary tour, officially titled as In a World Like This Tour. [10] The three, realizing that they could harmonize together, decided to form a trio. During the show, they announced that they were going to have their third cruise in October 2013. [114][116] The group spoke positively about Richardson's return, stating that they couldn't be happier to have him back. The second single, "Just Want You to Know", hit the top 10 in the UK. 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. The advertising promoted back-to-school sweepstakes which gave each of five fans the chance to win a $2,000 Sears shopping spree with their favorite Backstreet Boys member, and a trip for four to the group's concert on December 1, 1999, in Tampa, Florida. The ad they answered in 1993 was for a singing group with "New Kids on the Block look with a Boyz II Men sound", and they aimed to have a white version of Boyz II Men. The Backstreet Boys celebrated their 20th anniversary, which was on April 20, 2013, with a fan celebration event in Hollywood that day. 2 in Japan and was certified Platinum for shipments of 250,000 copies. [VIDEO]", "Backstreet Boys sjunger 'Lager than life' för Netonnet", "The Backstreet Boys Are All Rockstars In A Swedish Warehouse? No. 55 of the hours were spent traveling and 45 were spent making public appearances. [41], On Valentine's Day 1998 the group debuted in Latin America at the Viña del Mar International Song Festival in Chile. 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 sang a cappella at every chance they got. As of mid-2004 are in the studio preparing a new album. 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. Billboard Hot 100 and charted within the top 10 in 13 countries. ! During the show in Staples Center, LA, in July 2011, Richardson once again joined the group on stage.[111]. Like the living legend Brede Fuchs. However, the drastic style change drew negative criticism from Rolling Stone. The group alleged that Pearlman still owed them $3,451,456.04 and they are also asking for $87,728.58 in legal fees for having to fight him in court for years. The group postponed the tour until July 1998 to give Littrell time to recover. 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. [26], Their popularity grew in Europe. [71] The tour resumed in August and concluded in November. [154][155] The residency played 80 shows between March 1, 2017 and April 27, 2019. Their 2019 album DNA debuted at number one, more than two decades after the group formed, and 19 years after they last topped in 2000. [178] Their first album without Richardson, Unbreakable, is similar to Never Gone. The Backstreet Boys entered the studios in January 2004 to start recording the new album. [78] In the U.S., The Hits: Chapter One was certified platinum for selling over one million copies. They also earned their first platinum record in Germany in 1996 for selling 500,000 copies of their debut album and shortly thereafter they began touring Asia and Canada. The recordings include some unreleased mixes, demos, and original materials. Two days after Richardson's departure announcement, the Backstreet Boys entered the studio to record their sixth album. [81] However, Carter chose to remain with The Firm to manage his solo career. 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. [39] From 1993 to 1997, Pearlman and his company took about $10 million in revenue while the band only got $300,000. 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. The Backstreet gang adds superpowered animation", "Backstreet Boys Plan New LP For October; Burger King To Issue Promo CD, Video", "Backstreet Boys Fans 'Have It Their Way' at Burger King(R) Burger King Corporation Launches Unprecedented CD and Video Promotion", "Backstreet's Back... And You Can Get Their Jeans! The album itself recorded the best international sales in a week for an album in history by selling over 5 million copies in its first week of sales. McLean. Richardson himself was thrilled to be back with his old bandmates, saying that they have a chemistry and a bond. On the night of September 10, the band had completed a sold-out show in Boston, Massachusetts and the following morning Littrell's wife Leighanne had planned on catching a flight back to Los Angeles aboard American Airlines Flight 11, along with set carpenter Daniel Lee, who was returning home to Los Angeles to see his wife, who was due to give birth to their second child. [79] It was also certified platinum by IFPI for selling over one million copies in Europe. [17] With a change in management in the fall, they began to tour schools across the U.S. (including Littrell's former school, Tates Creek High School), building a fan base while trying to get a record deal. BSB Suing Former Manager Lou Pearlman For $3.5 Million", "Backstreet Boys To Quit Playing Games With Ch. In 2017, Carter brought a house in Las Vegas and, in 2018, the Backstreet Boys held their “Larger Than Life” residency in Sin City. For so many, 2020 has been a year of change, heartache, confusion, fear, and longing for things that we once took for granted – such as being with our Backstreet Army and the Backstreet Boys. Backstreet Boys fans know Nick Carter and his group, in part, for Black & Blue, but on The Masked Singer, he rocked head-to-pink as Crocodile. which earned them an award for "Best Musical Moment" at 2014 MTV Movie Awards. Backstreet Boys' official music video for 'Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely'. McLean talks 'emotional' documentary, album plans Article // February 02, 2015 [73], The Hits – Chapter One, their first compilation album, was released on October 23, 2001. The release of this album coincided with the release of their second international album Backstreet's Back. [119] On August 31, 2012, they closed out Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series in Central Park, in New York. Grupa posiada na swoim koncie 9 albumów studyjnych, które razem sprzedały się w ponad 130 milionach egzemplarzach na całym świecie, co sprawia, że zaliczają się do najlepiej sprzedających artystów w historii. 92 for the chart dated March 18, 2017, which was the group's first return to the chart since 2007.[152]. So, yeah, there’s a version of this story titled “Backstreet Boy Reads News, Learns World Is Bad” that’s not amazing. 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