1. New Kids on the Block Want to Make New Music & a New Genre: 'Arena Pop'

    May 18, 2016 3:41 PM EDT Hey New Kids on the Block fans, are you ready for some arena pop? NKOTB have been talking about releasing a new album for a long time. Jordan Knight , Joey McIntyre and Danny Wood assure Billboard it’s coming sooner than later. “Yes, we’re gonna do some new music soon. I’m putting it out…

  2. Louis Tomlinson's Baby News to Menudo's Drug Bust: Boy Band Scandals Over the Years

    July 15, 2015 7:00 PM EDT Following the unexpected news Tuesday that One Direction 's Louis Tomlinson will be a new father , we look back at the past 15 years of boy bands breaking their cookie cutter images -- for better or worse.  Louis Tomlinson Is Having a Baby & Twitter Has Jokes These controversies…

  3. New Kids on the Block's Jonathan Knight Competing on 'Amazing Race'

    January 20, 2015 5:04 PM EST On Tuesday (Jan. 20), CBS announced the 11 teams that will compete on the next season of The Amazing Race -- including a New Kid on the Block . As previously revealed, the 26th season of the reality competition will feature 11 new teams of "dating duos," but with a twist: Six…

  4. Rewinding The Charts: 25 Years Ago, New Kids On The Block Were 'Hangin' ' At No. 1

    September 09, 2014 11:05 AM EDT The Boston boy band topped the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 with its breakthrough album and the set's title cut, respectively In every era of pop music, boy bands have elicited irrepressible shrieks from adoring female fans. In the '60s, it was the Beatles. In the '70s, the…

  5. New Kids On The Block's Jonathan Knight Walks Off Stage During NYC Concert

    April 05, 2013 6:56 AM EDT UPDATE (April 6): Friday morning, all five new Kids, including Jonathan Knight, performed “We Own Tonight,” from “10,” on NBC’s "Today" show. They made no mention of his departure the night before.   The same day, the group’s official Twitter account (@NKOTB) also likely…

  6. Jordan Knight Returns to Dance-Pop on 'Unfinished' Solo Album

    March 01, 2011 9:40 AM EST N ew Kids on the Block fans are getting more than a tour from the '80s/'90s pop sensation this spring. Group member Jordan Knight will release a new solo album, "Unfinished," on May 3 (JK Music/Mass Appeal Entertainment/eOne Music), and the singer tells Billboard.com that…

  7. Jonathan Knight Breaks Silence: 'I Have Never Hidden the Fact That I Am Gay'

    January 30, 2011 12:56 PM EST N ew Kids on the Block member Jonathan Knight has made his first public comments about being gay in an emotional post on the group's members-only blog. Knight, who was inadvertently outed by fellow '80s pop star Tiffany in a recent interview, says he came out privately two decades…

  8. 1980s Pop Star Tiffany Outs NKOTB's Jonathan Knight As Gay

    January 24, 2011 1:41 PM EST Eighties pop star Tiffany publicly outed New Kids On the Block member Jonathan Knight late last week -- but she claims she "really didn't know that was the wrong thing to say." While appearing on Bravo's "What What Happens Live" late Thursday night to promote her…

  9. New Kids On The Block Welcome 'Summertime'

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The reunited New Kids On The Block will release its first new music since 1994 on May 13, when the single "Summertime" will be made available via all digital music services, according to a blog post t The reunited New Kids On The Block will release its first new music since 1994 on…