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Top 10 Facts - Backstreet Boys
11.23.2015
Fact #1

The Backstreet Boys (sometimes abbreviated as BSB) are an American vocal group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993. The group consists of A. l. McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell.

Fact #2

The group rose to fame with their debut international album, Backstreet Boys (1996). In the following year they released their second international album Backstreet's Back (1997), and their U.S. debut album which continued the group's success worldwide.

Fact #3

After a two-year hiatus, they regrouped and released a comeback album Never Gone (2005). After the conclusion of the Never Gone Tour in 2006, Richardson left the group to pursue other interests.

Fact #4

In 2012, the group announced that Richardson had reioined them permanently. In the following year they celebrated their 20th anniversary and released their first independent album, In a World Like This (2013).

Fact #5

The group also released their first documentary movie, titled Backstreet Boys Show ‘Em What You're Made Of in January 2015.

Fact #6

The Backstreet Boys have sold over 130 million records worldwide, making them the best-selling boy band in history, and one of the world's best-selling music artists.

Fact #7

They are the first group since Sade to have their first nine albums reach the top 10 on the Billboard 200, and the only boy band to do so. They also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 22, 2013.

Fact #8

In August 2012, it was revealed that the Backstreet Boys would be starring in an Old Navy commercial. The commercial featuring

Fact #9

On March 12, 2014, the group filmed a series of commercials for Swedish warehouse company NetOnNet in Sweden while the

Fact #10

Nick was offered a role on the Disney Channel TV series The Mickey Mouse Club but fortunately he turned it down to ioin the BSB in 1991.

Fact #11
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