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BSB Through the Years

See some pics of Backstreet - Back in the day and recently!

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    The Backstreet Boys formed in 1993 and took the world by storm when their single "Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)" was their first song to go platinum.

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    Did you know that one of the world's most popular boy bands actually got their name from a flea market in Orlando, the Backstreet Market?

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    The music video for one of their largest hits, "I Want It That Way", was primarily filmed at the Los Angeles International Airport.

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    At the Billboard Awards in 1999, BSB owned the night when they took home the "Artist of the Year", "Album Artist of the Year", "Album Artist Duo/Group of the Year" and "Album of the Year" awards.

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    This boy band has several awards tucked underneath of their belts, including seven Grammy nominations.

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    The Backstreet Boys have gotten to meet and perform with several popular music icons, including Tony Bennett!

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    Nick isn't the only one in the family that sings!His little brother Aaron actually opened up for the Backstreet Boys and had a hit solo career.

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    Their third album, Millennium, broke records when it sold over 1 million copies in its first week, gained diamond certification status and sold 30,000,000 copies worldwide.

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    These awards aren't the only things that bring a sparkle to Howie's eye these days. Earlier this year, he and his wife welcomed their second son, Holden John Dorough.

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    A.J. says that his wife, Rochelle, is his rock beause she has helped him overcome so many obstacles in his life.

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    A.J. doesn't just sing, he also plays bass guitar, acoustic, piano, sax, violin and drums!

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    Don't forget to check out the new movie "This Is The End" and look for the boy's cameo appearance in it!

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    Brian used his music knowledge when he was asked to be a judge at the 8th Annual Independent Music Awards.

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    Kevin took a break from the music world at one point and became a model for Versace, Vogue and Tague Haer.

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    When Howie released his solo project in 2011, he joined the stage with 90's pop princess, Britney Spears, on her South American tour.

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    This pic features AJ with two of Nick's siblings, Aaron and Leslie.

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    Howie married Leigh Boniello in 2007 and they have 2 kids together.

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    Kevin and his wife Kristin are expecting their second child together at the end of this year.

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    Fame in their home country did not come easy to the Backstreet Boys. At the start of their career, they only got air play on Orlando stations so their manager marketed them in Europe and they became a hit! Thankfully they did break it in the US though!

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    In honor of his late sister, Howie started a charity that raises money and awareness for Lupus.

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    Brian was actually recruited into the Backstreet Boys by his cousin, Kevin!

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    Nick Carter doesn't just sing, he acts too! He was a background extra in Edward Scissorhands as a kid on a slip and slide!

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    Here's BSB at the 2007 Jingle Ball!

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    The Backstreet Boys are one of the most popular bands in the entire world! Their first seven albums debuted in Billboard's Top 10.

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    The boys always make sure to put on a concert that will keep their fans singing at the top of their lungs!

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    The boys supported their home state when the Tampa Bay Rays faced off against the Philadelphia Phillies in the World Series in 2008 by performing the National Anthem!

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    AJ created "Johnny NoName" to use as his alter ego when he's not performing

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    Nick isn't just passionate about music, he was an ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme, the Convention on Migratory Species, and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society.

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    Brian met his wife Leighanne Wallace on the set of their "As Long As you Love Me" music video!

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    In 2006, Kevin decided to leave the band to pursue his own solo career, but would officially return to Backstreet Boys in 2012.

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    The Backstreet Boys always have fun when they're together, whether it's on tour or on the red carpet!

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    Aside from the Backstreet Boys, A.J was featured on rapper Redrama's track "Clouds", which is available on iTunes.

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    Aside from bringing Backstreet back, Brian released a solo Christian album in 2006.

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    The boys had their very first performance at Sea World in Orlando, Florida. That must have been a whale of a good time!

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    Can you believe they are celebrating twenty years together?! In that time they have sold over 130,000,000 albums worldwide which makes them the most popular boy band of all time!

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