1. Does One Direction's 'Midnight Memories' Follow The Boy Band Third-Album Trend?

    November 27, 2013 2:38 PM EST Revisiting the changes in sound and creative input on the third efforts by NKOTB, BSB, N' Sync & more. This week, British heartthrobs One Direction -- the most successful boy band in a decade by just about any standard -- release their third studio album, "Midnight Memories.…

  2. Backstreet Boys, 'Breathe': Exclusive Song Premiere

    July 24, 2013 11:59 AM EDT BSB's Howie Dorough details the new track's creation and discusses the veteran boy band's future. On July 30, Backstreet Boys will return with their eighth studio album, "In a World Like This," which doubles as their first album as a quintet since 2005'…

  3. Backstreet Boys Are 'Halfway There' to First Indie Album

    November 19, 2012 11:50 AM EST With Kevin Richardson back in the fold, the guys work with "young cats" like the Fliptones on their next album Just in time to celebrate their 20th anniversary next year, a clearly revived Backstreet Boys say a new album is more than halfway done. The quintet, which is again at full…

  4. Backstreet Boys Reunite for 'GMA' Concert: Watch

    August 31, 2012 2:35 PM EDT It's been six years, but as of this morning, Backstreet's back (alright). All five members of the Backstreet Boys performed on "Good Morning America," their first official concert since Kevin Richardson rejoined the band earlier this year. The quintet sang a trio of hits -…

  5. Backstreet Boy A.J. McLean Marries Model

    December 19, 2011 9:50 AM EST B ackstreet Boys ' A.J. McLean, 33, married model Rochelle DeAnna Karidis at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Saturday (Dec. 17). According to PEOPLE , the ceremony took place under a gazebo covered in white hydrangeas and was officiated by celebrity photographer Tyler Shields. Following the…

  6. Backstreet Boy Howie D Adopts Familiar Sound on Debut: 'Why Stray Too Far?'

    November 14, 2011 3:30 PM EST During the five-year span he spent making his first solo album, Backstreet Boys ' Howie Dorough talked about exploring his Latin roots, working with the likes of Jon Secada and Wayne Rodriguez and even singing in Spanish. But "Back To Me," which comes out Nov. 15, sounds more…

  7. Howie Dorough Joining Britney Spears' Femme Fatale Tour

    October 25, 2011 9:54 PM EDT "TRL" fans, rejoice: the Backstreet Boys' Howie Dorough will join Britney Spears for a pop star reunion on her "Femme Fatale" tour next month. The singer, who will open for Brit on her upcoming South American dates, will release his solo debut, "Back to Me,"…

  8. Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson Is Back -- All Right!

    October 25, 2011 4:40 PM EDT Over the past five years, Backstreet Boys have released two albums and joined New Kids on the Block for a world tour as NKOTBSB. But something wasn't quite right. All this time, someone was missing: Kevin Richardson, the boy band's fifth member, who departed the group in 2006 after…

  9. New Backstreet Boys Album Due In October

    July 28, 2009 2:42 PM EDT Backstreet Boys announced today (July 28) that it will release its ninth album, "This is Us," Oct. 6 on Jive Records. The lead single, "Straight Through My Heart," has just been released to radio and can be heard on the group's MySpace page . The 11-track set follows…

  10. Backstreet Boys At Work On New Album, Solo Discs

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Backstreet Boys Howie Dorough and A.J. McLean are continuing to work on their first solo projects even as the group has started work on its sixth studio album. Backstreet Boys Howie Dorough and A.J. McLean are continuing to work on their first solo projects even as the group has started work…

  11. The Boys Are Back In Town

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After an extended break and the loss of original member Kevin Richardson, the Backstreet Boys return this week "Unbreakable," their latest studio album for Jive Records. After an extended break and the loss of original member Kevin Richardson, the Backstreet Boys return this week …

  12. Backstreet Boys Plot Comeback With October CD

    July 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After an extended break and the loss of original member Kevin Richardson, the Backstreet Boys will return Oct. 30 with their next, as-yet-untitled studio album for Jive Records. The first single, the After an extended break and the loss of original member Kevin Richardson, the Backstreet Boys…

  13. Kevin Richardson Exiting Backstreet Boys

    June 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Richardson is leaving the Backstreet Boys on the eve of the start of work on the group's next album. In a statement on its Web site, the group said Richardson was leaving after 13 years to "purs Kevin Richardson is leaving the Backstreet Boys on the eve of the start of work on…

  14. Hot Product

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Backstreet Boys New Walk Down Backstreet Is there life beyond the boy band phenomenon? The Backstreet Boys are on a mission to prove there is. "Never Gone," due June 14, is the first studio album from the multi-platinum act in nearly five years. After selling more than 73 million…

  15. Back To Backstreet

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Is there life beyond the boy band phenomenon? The Backstreet Boys, and Zomba Label Group president/CEO Barry Weiss are on a mission to prove there is. "Never Gone," due June 14, is the first studio album from the multi-platinum act in…

  16. Backstreet Hopes For Fair Shot With New CD

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Backstreet Boys are hoping for a fair chance from the record-buying public when they return next month with a new single, ahead of the June release of their new Jive album. It will be their first The Backstreet Boys are hoping for a fair chance from the record-buying public when they…

  17. Past Top Winners: Where Are The Now?

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST One of the highlights of this year's Billboard Music Awards will be the crowning of artist of the year. One of the highlights of this year's Billboard Music Awards will be the crowning of artist of the year. The award recognizes an act's combined performance on Billboard's…

  18. Latin Grammys Add Diverse Performers

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop act Black Eyed Peas will join five-time nominee Juanes for a performance at next week's Latin Grammy Awards in Miami. Hip-hop act Black Eyed Peas will join five-time nominee Juanes for a performance at next week's Latin Grammy Awards in Miami. The Sept. 3 event at the…

  19. Backstreet's Howie D Goes Bilingual

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough is set to start work on a solo album that will include songs in both English and Spanish. He tells Billboard that during the Backstreet Boys' current break, he decided to Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough is set to start work on a solo album that will include…

  20. Backstreet Boys Put Next Album On Hold

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Backstreet Boys have put their next studio album on hold, despite initial plans to begin work on the set this month. The Backstreet Boys have put their next studio album on hold, despite initial plans to begin work on the set this month. "As a group, we have decided not to record our…

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