To answer this question we looked to the boy bands who came before One Direction and realized the bigger question is: are 1D the *NSYNC or Backstreet Boys of their day?
Thanks to a new documentary, Backstreet Boys: Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of, out today (Jan. 30), the guys are revealing what it was really like being BSB.
Watch as Nick Carter and Jordan Knight look back at their past fashion missteps and defend (or not) their looks.
For one shining moment, the Backstreet Boys captured the hearts of global teendom, unequivocally and universally. They were the biggest and the best. They deserve our respect.
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Check out some photos of the Backstreet Boys taking the stage at the Mistletoe Meltdown
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Which group has the bad boy, a la AJ McLean? The rapping? The baby of the group? And which bands actually seem more like their own thing, defying callbacks to the past?
Q&A: Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Opens Up On Fandom And What ‘Historic’ Dance Move He’ll Never Stop Doing
“When you’re writing an album or writing a song you need to put your heart on the table. You need to put your heart and your pen to the paper because that’s what makes an emotional song,” he said.
The Backstreet Boys are turning 20 this year, and in celebration of their career milestone the guys are releasing their eighth album, In A World Like This, on July 30.