5 Things We’ve Learned From Nick Carter

For the past 25 years, Backstreet Boys fans worldwide have ended January by celebrating Nick Carter’s latest trip around the sun.

This year, the youngest Backstreet Boy turns 39 and what a life it has been thus far! We have seen Nick literally grow up before our eyes (as we have alongside him) and through the highs and the lows, we have learned so much from him.

As we have with every other Backstreet Boy on their birthdays, we’re celebrating by laying out some of the best things we’ve learned from Mr. Carter.

1. Hard Work Pays Off. 

When we say that Nick is (and has always been) one of the hardest working people we know, we mean it professionally and personally. There’s very few times in his career that Nick has only had one task at hand, always working to create something new and do something better than he has done before – group and solo.

Then there’s the fact that, after fearing a decline in health from years of bad choices, he turned everything around – hitting the gym and taking care of himself on a regular basis. This hard work has turned into Nick living his best life and looking the best he ever has, but also in the best health he ever has been, inspiring many to do the same.

2. The Power Of Positivity. 

Nick has spoken before about a book that meant a lot to him, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale’s The Power Of Positive Thinking, a gift from bandmate Kevin Richardson, and how positive thinking has affected his life and overall outlook on things. This disposition has translated through in many things in Nick’s work, the way he speaks, and has inspired us to think twice about the way we think as well.

3. A Lot of RANDOM Things. 

From aliens to football to video games to high tech computer developments to all the science to the process behind the scenes, Nick has inadvertently taught us so many things we didn’t know before. We guarantee you if you spend five minutes with him, you’re going to learn SOMETHING… whether you wanted to know it or not.

4. Family Isn’t Always Blood Related.

If you’ve followed Nick Carter for any length of time, you’d know that so many of the people he calls his family are people he has chosen – people that have come into his life by chance, fans included. Even now that he is married with a son and has a sweet little family of his own, you’ll find him still referring to the other BSB as his brothers. He has made it clear to so many that family is what you make it and in that, many have been able to come to terms with things in their own life and find their own families.

Because of Nick, a lot of fans have found their families in each other.

5. How To Go Hard For Things We Believe In.

Remember that time we found ways for everyone to watch Dancing With The Stars worldwide and vote an obscene amount of times and forced our friends to do the same? Remember when we voted for “The One” to be a single because of Nick? Remember every moment we’ve rallied for him through in the past 26 years? Remember every football season when Nick himself believes the Bucs will finally make it to the Super Bowl?

He’s taught us to be passionate about what we want, to throw our support full force behind the people we believe in, and inspired us to go hard for those things. No one does it better than Nick Carter.

Happy Birthday, Nick!

We hope that your day (and this year) is nothing short of amazing for you.

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What’s Happening On The Backstreet: December 2018

What a month, right?

One would think after the Backstreet Boys announced their album release and upcoming tour, they would take the rest of the year off and a well deserved break. As we all know though, we’re fans of the five hardest working men in the music industry and this month was full of a few more year-end successes!

If you think you’ve missed anything (or even if you haven’t), we’ve recapped it all below for an end of the year catch-up.

  • AJ and Howie attended Wales Comic Con at the beginning of the month. Our friend Janneke shared their Q&A panel with us — watch below!
  • Baylee Littrell released a single on country music radio, “Don’t Knock It”. If you haven’t bought it yet, you can do so here. Check out the release party festivities and all of Brian’s proudest dad moments here.
  • There’s a ton of new merch! Whether it’s a holiday or your birthday, you can find a gift guide here.
  • Shawn Mendes spoke about co-writing the Backstreet Boys’ new single, “Chances”. Watch him talk about not being able “to wrap his head around it” here.
  • The Boys were nominated for a GRAMMY! We’re still not over that sentence. We’re so so proud and will be watching excitedly in February.
  • Pentatonix had the Backstreet Boys on their annual Christmas special for a eargasmic “Winter Wonderland” duetWe *need* them to record this for a studio version.
  • Under The Tree With BSB in Boston was an entirely acoustic concert that fans had to win their way into. Listen here to hear the Mix 104.1 DJs discuss behind the scene with the “delightful” Backstreet Boys, here for a brief portion of the BSB Q&A, and see photos here. Oh, and you **MIGHT** want to hear this beautiful performance of “Chances”.
  • The Boys headed to Connecticut to take part in 96.5 TIC’s All Star Christmas. Listen to their pre-show interview here.
  • In their last performance of the year, the Backstreet Boys headed to Texas for the Merry Mix Show in Austin. Find Meet and Greet photos here and watch their backstage interview and game here.

Now you’re all caught up!

This will likely be our last post before Christmas. We’d like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday – wherever and whoever you are. ❤

25 Years of Hard Work and Humility: The Truth About The Backstreet Boys

When the Backstreet Boys formed in 1993, with their ages ranging from 13 to 22, they were only hoping to become a success and maybe, by some miracle, keep that success for more than a few years.

Fast Forward to 2018, Kevin, Howie, Brian, AJ, and Nick are celebrating 25 years together and their first single, “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”, in the top 10 on the American Top 40 Hot AC Chart. Media outlets who had counted the Boys out just a few years ago are now aware of their ongoing success and reporting on it as such. Their Vegas residency, announced in 2016 and running since March 2017, is still one of the best selling shows on the Strip, not only garnering the attention of fans across the world, but quite a few celebrities as well (including Niall Horan, Snooki, Gwen Stefani and more).

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A Post About Nick Carter, Howie D. And Some Of The Best Tweets Ever

We’ve written about Kevin and Nick, Nick and Brian, but since the invention of Twitter, we’ve realized the gem that is Howie D. and Nick Carter.

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From bringing the party to the first Backstreet Boys cruises (and even now) to Howie’s MASSIVE support for Nick on DWTS and I Heart Nick Carter to Nick’s obsession with Howie’s “100 Kisses” and ALL of the (playful) shade throwing, these two are endless entertainment!

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5 Kind Things We Have To Say About Nick Carter

Every now and then, we like to put a series of posts together that highlight different things about each of the Backstreet Boys. There can never be too much love, right?

This time, we wanted to share posts with kind words for each Boy because sometimes we all need a reminder about how good these five are, not only together, but individually. Not everything that lives on the internet is positive, but it’s always been our aim to add a little to the “good side” and we encourage you to share your own kind words in the comments!

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What’s Happening On The Backstreet: An Update (7/22/18)

When we said at the beginning of the year that the Backstreet Boys were only getting started, WE WERE NOT KIDDING.

There’s so so so so soooo much going on that between our longer posts, these catch-up posts are almost necessary because we’d hate for anyone to miss anything! So… here it goes:

  • AJ McLean shot his new music video for a sexy single called “Night Visions” and, from the looks of it, he’s getting arrested and Paul from ‘Big Brother 18’ and ‘Big Brother 19’ is involved? We can’t WAIT to see (and hear it)!

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  • Finally, AJ is having a private listening party at Top Golf in Las Vegas on Thursday, August 2nd and the ONLY way in is to win. 95.5 The Bull is giving away passes — get your details here.
  • We learned a few new things about the Backstreet Boys, but it turns out, they actually know each other pretty well (even if Howie DID cheat)!
  • Speaking of learning new things, Brian Littrell did a quickfire Q&A with Daily Mail and if you want to know what his best and worst qualities are, his first childhood memory, his bucketlist item and more, click here!
  • Brian also did a photo shoot at Hartfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta to become a part of the celebrities “welcoming” you to Atlanta!

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  • The Backstreet Army is facing off against Cardi B.’s Bardi Gang in Billboard’s 2018 Fan Army Bracket. Vote NOW!
  • Don’t forget to vote for the Backstreet Boys in 2018’s Best of Vegas awards as well. They’re nomintated for Best Headliner / Resident Artist, Best Bachelorette Party, and Best Production. Catch the Backstreet Boys back in Vegas THIS WEEK!
  • According to the Late, Late Show With James Corden commercial running on CBS, the footage from his time in Vegas with the Boys will be airing sometime this week. We’ll keep you updated as to when when we find out.
  • Oh…and this one last little thing…

THE BACKSTREET BOYS ARE IN THE FINAL(ISH) STAGES OF RECORDING THEIR 10TH ALBUM!! 

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The Curious Case of Nick Carter and Melissa Schuman: Everything We Have Questions About

In the past week, a lot of things have been posted and a lot of arguments have been thrown back and forth via social media in regards to Melissa Schuman’s allegations against Nick Carter in 2002. If you haven’t read about it, google it – we’re not going to link it in this post.

Numerous fans (and non-fans) have taken to Twitter, Facebook, etc. to post their opinions about the story and to be honest, none of us know exactly what transpired the night that Melissa has brought into question. That much is true. That is why we can only go off of what we know and that is where it gets confusing.

Before we lay out what we know and why we’re confused, let’s get one thing straight – we are not “victim shaming” and we know the whole “this is why victims don’t come forward” psychology. We get it. Just as Nick is innocent until proven guilty, we, personally, can not 100% refer to Melissa as a victim.

We’re not posting this to get into a he-said / she-said, but we’re posting it to give everyone a layout of WHY we’re all confused about these allegations (and to right a few things). If we’re going to talk about it, let’s talk about all of it. We are always welcoming of anyone who can dispute the items and clear things up for us as well.

Here we go:

  • Probably the most questionable fact regarding Melissa and Nick has been the fact that Melissa Schuman follows Nick Carter on Twitter. Even after many fans pointed this out, she has not unfollowed him. Melissa joined Twitter in April 2008 and Nick didn’t join until March 2009. This was 6 and 7 years after the alleged incident and it isn’t a case of “follow back” since Nick does not follow her.

We understand that it’s good to keep friendly relations in “the industry”, but if Melissa wanted nothing to do with Nick past the incident and the duet where he supposedly snubbed her for having a boyfriend, why is she following him on social media?

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  • Melissa tweeted Nick her condolences after his sister Leslie passed away in 2012.

  • Melissa’s husband of 11 years (who she met in 2003), Brandon Henschel, is a dancer on Lip Sync Battle and danced on stage with Nick Carter, AJ McLean, and Gigi Hadid in 2016. Melissa liked this tweet about Nick and her husband being “DILFs”.


  • In 2012, Melissa retweeted a tweet about the song that she and Nick recorded together.


  • In a video on her YouTube page from September 2017, Melissa states that “music from BSB and NSYNC “gives her the “warm and fuzzies”.


  • This Summer, Melissa added a video of Nick in The Hollow to her YouTube playlist, posted by a Backstreet fan account.

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  •  It’s apparent across all social media channels that Melissa is trying to gain notoriety. She and her husband have applied to be on The Amazing Race and she has tweeted Celebrity Big Brother to be on as well. Her first YouTube video from 2014 is titled “I Need To Become Important On The Internet”, in which she talks about how much she wants to be back in the spotlight. See video here. This has been said to be an improv piece, but we have no proof. She has also tweeted multiple times over the years that she is looking to be on Dancing With The Stars. She was also active on social media (liking tweets / retweeting) about wanting to be a judge on Boy Band – which Nick Carter was already cast on.

  • Melissa name drops Nick in a 2015 interview about what she has been up to since Dream ended.

  • At 1:45 into this video, Melissa and Ashley (also from Dream) name NSYNC as their favorite boyband, but agree that they love the Backstreet Boys as well.

  • Perhaps the oddest is that Melissa did an Instagram Live with fans in May and at 2:30m, she states “that poor guy (Nick) has gone through so much. He’s been through it, I tell you. So sad” before going on to talk about how excited she is to watch Boy Band and mentioning that Aaron Carter is a “hoot”, signaling that her and Nick’s relationship went past one night. Watch here.

  • Speaking of Aaron, she also tweeted him (Nick’s brother) in 2013 in good spirits.dpvo6lfxuaix61h

  • We also find it odd that, before posting this piece on Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo movement and how Maxim wanted her to show more skin against her wants, Melissa erased all traces of attending the Maxim Halloween party in 2015 from her Instagram….but not her Twitter (here, here, here, and here). There are multiple instagram posts that have been deleted actually, and upon posting her Nick Carter themed blog post, there were multiple fans that asked her where her Instagram post went that was praising him. Obviously, we can not retrieve deleted posts, but with so many alluding to them and a history of deleting things, we have reason to believe that they existed, just like people believe that these events actually happened.

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While Melissa changed her Instagram handle and deleted the above IG post, a fan shared the post before it was deleted. Melissa posted this photo of Nick with their song playing in December 2016 with words of praise for Nick — which has since been deleted.


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Melissa also claimed she didn’t tell anyone about it for a long time. However, in a story to Life & Style magazine in early 2018, where she changed the incident from 2002 to 2003 after it had been published, claimed that multiple people knew, including her fellow Dream members.

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It is also confusing as to why Melissa said she avoided Nick after the alleged incident in her blog post detailing the night in question and that he was seemingly harassing her to talk to him, but then during her appearance on Dr. Oz, claimed that they continued to film scenes together for The Hollow.

“Shortly after he called me. He called me over and over and over again and I wouldn’t pick up. I didn’t want to hear his voice. He jammed my phone with calls for weeks, leaving me messages demanding I speak with him. Then he finally left me one last nasty, angry message and he never called me again. It was over, at least I thought it was. I thought I’d never have to see or hear from him ever again.” – Melissa’s Blog, November 2018

“We filmed scenes together and he acted like nothing even happened. I brought my friend to set. My dad came to set.” – Melissa during her appearance on Dr. Oz, November 2018


There is also a few more conflicting statements about the aftermath of the alleged events.

This was reported in Life and Style in February 2018:

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This comment left on her own Instagram, which was deleted after the Life and Style article was published, suggests otherwise.

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Nick has always been very open and honest with fans and the general public, detailing events he isn’t proud of in hopes that someone else will learn from his mistakes. So, in addition to the above facts about why we find Melissa’s claims hard to believe, we can’t just take her word for it.

Again, we are not shaming Melissa Schuman, but the above pieces are what they are and we don’t have any reason to not believe Nick when he says that everything was consensual and that he’s shocked by these accusations… because we are too. If we had any reason to believe that Nick is guilty of sexual misconduct, we wouldn’t be writing this. We are reasonable human beings and we definitely don’t believe that Nick Carter can do no wrong… because he has….and he has taken complete ownership of it. He has given us EVERY reason to believe him, without having to convince us.

So, we leave you to draw your own conclusions, but get all the pieces of the puzzle before you do. We owe it to everyone involved.

(For those finding this post since initial claims were made, this is Nick’s statement: “I am shocked and saddened by Ms. Schuman’s accusations. Melissa never expressed to me while we were together or at any time since that anything we did was not consensual. We went on to record a song and perform together, and I was always respectful and supportive of Melissa both personally and professionally. This is the first that I am hearing about these accusations, nearly two decades later. It is contrary to my nature and everything I hold dear to intentionally cause someone discomfort or harm.”)

[DISCLAIMER: Since this post was published, it has been assumed that I have some sort of paid association with Nick. That is a wrong assumption. I am a regular person with a job that has absolutely nothing to do with Nick Carter and this site has been my own with my own thoughts and opinions since 2014. We also do not condone ANY harassment toward Melissa. This post was specifically written about questions we had — which she answered in a blog of her own.]

12 Thoughts We Had During The ‘Boy Band’ Premiere

It finally happened.

The United States has gotten their head in the game to bring in heavy hitters and create a new boyband to take over the universe…at least for a little while. However, Nick Carter is not messing around – he stated in the premiere that he is looking for a successful “band of brothers” and what Nick wants, Nick gets. We can’t wait to see who the fab five turn out to be.

While you can read up-to-date recaps of interviews, episodes and more on nickcarter.net, we will be offering a lighter fan-side of things similar to our DWTS thoughts posts. As always, you can read our thoughts every Thursday LIVE via Twitter (@WHOTheBckstreet).

1. It Hit Us Hard That We Aren’t 16 Anymore. 

Sure, we go to Vegas acting like we’re still teenagers, but when faced with boys that are ACTUALLY 14-19 years old, we realized how old we are, how illegal it is for us to have feels and why our moms were all about Kevin and Howie.

GIVE US SOME 24 YEAR OLDS STAT! Who is going to be the dad?! Who’s going to give “the look”? This is important.

2. We Wonder If These Contestants Would Pay Us To Read Nick’s Face For Them.

There wasn’t one Backstreet Boys fan watching who couldn’t tell exactly what Nick was thinking just by looking at his face, even if his mouth said something nicer than his expression.

3. These Boys Look A Lot Older At 14-15 Than Nick Did At 14-15.

What are these boys eating that their skin is so smooth, their hair is so great and their growth is so…grown-like? I mean, Nick was cute and all, but some of these boys are already hot. Please see #1.

4. How Long Until The Architects Collaborate?

We’re SUPER excited to see a new boyband come together, but any 90s girl is staring at Nick and Emma between performances, still wishing on every star for a BSB + Spice Girls tour. Then TIMBALAND?! The man behind a TON of recently popular songs on the radio? Excuse us while we mop up the drool at the thought of that collab.

5. Is Anyone Else Watching This Trying To Fit These Boys Into Backstreet Roles?

We pegged Sergio as a Nick/Howie mix and Cameron as a Kevin, banging his box and having a football background. How can we not try to find someone that fits OUR perfect boyband mold?

6. DANCINGGGGG…YESSSS!

One 1D fan tweeted on the night of the premiere asking why they would make these boys dance when boybands “don’t do that anymore”. PUH-LEASE. Give me a boyband that doesn’t dance that’s still together though? I’ll wait.

The boys that dance together, stay together.

Or something like that.

7. Don’t Care Who You Are, Where You’re From, What You Did…As Long As You Sing and Dance Together. 

Whether we agreed with the top 18 or not, we have to admit that as soon as they hit the stage and worked the crowd, we were in our element. And so were they! We can’t wait to see more performances.

8. Nick’s Great At The Constructive Criticism! 

….Even when it’s not the nicest. For example, “you have to have talent to be in a boyband”. ZING! But in the nicest way.

9. Those War Room Scenes Are INTENSE.

CONFLICT! CONFLICT! CONFLICT! Legit the scariest part of the show. We don’t like anyone to get their feelings hurt or not get their way.

10. The Nick + Sergio Bromance Is Real.

And when we tweeted about it, Nick liked it. Move over, Howie. Seriously though, we can’t blame him. Sergio Calderon is a huge stand out and we can only hope he makes it to the end.

Or that he ends up in Nick’s next movie.

11. We Did NOT Expect Timbaland To Have Moves.

That “Everybody” dance though… (Watch here)

12. We Can’t Wait To See Where This Goes!

Like we said, super excited to see a new boyband and the different opinions about different singers (we definitely had them). As the journey continues, our thoughts will get more in depth…and we’re going to have stronger opinions.

Miss the first episode? Watch it here.

 

4 Reasons We’re So Excited To Watch ‘Boy Band’

ABC announced Boy Band and we were ecstatic to watch a new reality based on one of our favorite subjects.

ABC announced that Nick Carter would be joining the show as an architect with Emma Bunton (aka Baby Spice) and we almost came unglued. Nick back on our TV every week for the Summer? Commercials that feature “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)”? You’re being so good to us, 2017!

Let’s go over a few other factors that play into our excitement.

1. Nick Carter As An Architect.

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Let’s just get this out of the way and not even pretend that this isn’t a MAJOR reason we’re excited to watch this new reality series. Anytime we get a Backstreet Boy on the TV on the regular is a good time to be alive. If Nick’s guest judge stint on DWTS was any hint of how well he’ll do on Boy Band, we’re here for it.

Judge away, Nick Carter. Mold this boyband!

2. A Spice Girl and Timbaland.

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While Nick’s fellow architects are two of our favorite people in the music industry, we’re also excited for selfish purposes. It only seems natural that this bond between architects will extend beyond the show and into our grubby little hands with a Spice Girls or Timbaland + Backstreet collab, right? RIGHT?!

3. A Plethora of Future Boybanders To Choose From.

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We can say that the Backstreet Boys are our only ones all we want, but be real, our “yeaaahh” answer to “Am I the only one?” is a lie. While the Boys may be the only ones in the moment they ask, and ultimately our ride or die, we’re always up for fresh boyband blood. If they can sing, dance in synchronization, point at us and pay homage to their predecessors, we’ll give them a chance.

Learn a little more about the sweet-faced, talented contestants here and get your boyband brackets ready!

(But if they ever win a Grammy – before the BSB – we’re finished.)

4. We Love To Have A Say!

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Just like we voted our fingers off for Nick during Dancing With The Stars, we will also vote for our favorite boybanders. After all, we ARE the experts. Actually, we should take turns as the 4th architect, right? We HAVE been doing something right for 24 years. While Nick, Emma, and Timbaland might know what it takes to be in a boyband, we can pretty much predict how well they’ll do in real life.

Like, which one of these boys can take a crazy fan running at them screaming? Actually, can that be one of the things they have to go through? Should they go on a cruise first and see how that goes? Being in a boyband is tough work and how you handle fans can make or break you…. believe us.

Anyway, once Boy Band moves into live shows, watch our social media for how you can vote!

Want to read more about Boy Band? Head to nickcarter.net where interviews and updates will be posted. We will also be doing our best to give you our thoughts every week following the show (similar to our “Thoughts About…” DWTS posts).

Of course, we’ll be live tweeting as well.

WHO. IS. READY?! Grab your popcorn and your expectations – we’re about to get ourselves a new BOY BAND!

Boy Band premieres tomorrow (Thursday, June 22) on ABC at 8/7c

5 Updates On What The Backstreet Boys Are Doing Right Now

The Backstreet Boys have been on a break from their Vegas shows since the end of April, but it has been an anything-but-restful break. Instead of our planned Vegas April happenings review, we’ve decided to instead catch everyone up on all of the things Kevin, Howie, Brian, AJ and Nick have been working on, attending, and ultimately, killing (in the best way).

1. AJ McLean To Voice New Disney Character In Lion Guard

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After seeing AJ’s [literal] killer performance in Dead 7 last year as Johnny Vermillion, we had no doubt that we’d see him back on the screen soon. But Disney?! We wouldn’t have predicted it, but we are 100% about it.

AJ will be playing a blind golden mole named Kuchimba… who also thinks he’s a ninja. He also, of course, has a fantastic singing voice. Read more about the role and how it came to be here.

2. Those Guys From The Viral “Back To The 90s” Video Were Invited To Vegas.

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If you haven’t seen this nostalgia-heavy video yet, WATCH IT ASAP!

After the video became a viral sensation, everyone wanted to talk to this faux-boyband, including AJ. Check out what happened in the video below!

3. Nick Carter Became BFF With Steve Aoki.

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No one that showed up to see EDM superstar Steve Aoki at Omnia Nightclub in Vegas a few weeks ago expected to also see a Backstreet Boy.

Yet there he was. Nick Carter joined Steve for a hot mix of “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” and well… just watch the videos (and the post on nickcarter.net). We’re super jealous of anyone that was there (and we really hope it happens again)!

(Sorry for all of the parentheses :))

4. The Boys Return To Wango Tango!

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The Backstreet Boys reemerged together to play 93.3 Summer Kick Off in Chula Vista, CA on Friday, where they obviously killed it…. and impressed every One Direction fan who threatened to sue 1D if they came back without choreography and hoped that 1D’s return would be as bomb as Backstreet’s.

Now… to Wango Tango the next night… our Boys SHUT. IT. DOWN.

Literally.

Kevin, Howie, AJ, Brian and Nick brought a sample of their current Vegas show to the SoCal stage and were honestly the highlight of the night, but we could be a little biased. This was their first time on the festival’s stage in 10+ years and they couldn’t have made us prouder (or made us want to go back to Vegas) more. Thanks to WeirdWorldChile for capturing the live stream below!

Tell us you aren’t obsessed.

BUT THAT’S NOT ALL…

The Boys spent a good bit of time talking to media outlets on the Red Carpet about a new album, a new tour (IT’S HAPPENING, NAYSAYERS), babies, and how weird BSB would be without Howie D. We’ve put them all in one place just for your enjoyment.

FULL INTERVIEW: ET Canada

ACCESS HOLLYWOOD Interview

BILLBOARD.COM Interview

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5. The Backstreet Boys at ABC Upfront + Nick Joins Boyband

When all five Backstreet Boys flew into New York on Monday, we knew something was up (that was probably none of our business, but…you know…). We knew that Nick was appearing in-studio with Good Morning Footballbut WHAT ELSE?

We’ll tell you what else.

These sneaky sneakers performed as entertainment at ABC Upfront, an event that previews / announces / gives insight to all upcoming shows on ABC network for the upcoming year. If you’re asking us to TELL YOU WHY, we will.

ABC is premiering a new reality competition this Summer entitled Boy Band, where male contestants will compete for a chance to join a band and sign a record deal. Why are we telling you this? Because our very own Nick Carter is joining Baby Spice (Emma Bunten) as a judge… er, “architect”. Similar to The Voice, these architects will mentor the gentleman and have say in who competes before America gets a chance to vote.

WE. CAN. NOT. WAIT.

As soon as we have more details about the show, we will post. For now, you can start supporting by following their Twitter account.

For now, enjoy clips of the Boys performing at Upfront!

 

 

 

 

 

Is this enough news for you!? Take it all in, fan-mily. It’s a GREAT time for the Backstreet Boys, but it’s never lost on us how lucky we are that they are still out there doing these amazing things for themselves and for us.

In conclusion, these are the things we have to look forward to:

  • AJ in Lion Guard (and maybe releasing his solo album but…)
  • Nick on Boy Band
  • The rest of BSBVegas (and a possible extension)
  • A world tour (Do not fight me on this – it IS happening)
  • Their 10th album
  • The acoustic album they keep mentioning
  • A few more festivals
  • A few conventions if you have a Nick or AJ preference
  • Taking over the world with the Backstreet Boys… like we’ve been working on for 24 years.
  • BSB Cruise 2018
  • SO. MUCH. MORE.

As always, we’ll keep up so you don’t have to!

Oh, and also, Zac Efron loves the Backstreet Boys. WHAT?!