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Backstreet Boys

Formed: 1992 in Orlando, FL
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, A.J. McLean
Biography: The Backstreet Boys were, in many ways, a contradictory band. Comprised entirely of white middle-class Americans, the group sang a hybrid of new jack balladry, hip-hop, R&B, and dance club pop that originally found its greatest success in Canada and Europe, with their 1996 debut album charting in the ...Read full biography
Millennium
Released: 1999
Label: Jive Records
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The Backstreet Boys finally broke (and broke big) in America during 1998, as if by design. They had been Euro sensations for a couple of years, but it wasn't until Backstreet's Back was unleashed in the ...Read full review
Backstreet Boys
Released: 1996
Label: Jive Records
Critics' Rating:
The Backstreet Boys' eponymous debut album was released in America nearly a full year after its original European release, and the wait proved to be a blessing in disguise. In that year, light dance-pop ...Read full review
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