Backstreet Boys

  1. Backstreet Boys Cancel Israel Concerts Amid Hostilities

    July 20, 2014 1:53 PM EDT Israeli promoter Tal Sherf clarified that alternative dates will be examined for a future tour leg next year. Following recent cancellations by Neil Young & Crazy Horse and Paul Anka, now the Backstreet Boys are officially calling off their en ...

  2. Five Finger Death Punch, Backstreet Boys Heading for Top 10 on Billboard 200

    August 02, 2013 8:43 PM EDT Robin Thicke is seemingly a lock to earn his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week, industry sources say. His latest set, "Blurred Lines," was released on July 30 and might sell between 135,000 and 140,000 copies by th ...

  3. BMG Signs Backstreet Boys for Publishing, Recordings

    July 19, 2013 6:25 AM EDT The Backstreet Boys celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, and to mark the milestone, will release their eighth album, "In A World Like This," through BMG on July 30. The group was previously signed to Jive Records. The title trac ...

  4. Where Does Adele's '21' Rank in the Best-Selling Albums of Nielsen SoundScan Era?

    November 29, 2012 11:42 AM EST Adele's "21" joins a rare group of albums this week, as the XL/Columbia set soars past the 10-million U.S. sales mark, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It becomes one of only 21 titles to reach that rare threshold since SoundScan sta ...

  5. The Wanted's 'Glad You Came' Tops Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 Chart

    April 09, 2012 12:24 PM EDT U.K. vocal group the Wanted becomes the first boy band to rule Mainstream Top 40 with a debut single since Hanson spent eight weeks at No. 1 with "MMMBop" in 1997, as "Glad You Came" (Island Def Jam) rises 2-1. The Wanted is th ...

  6. Billboard Power 100: Martin Karl "Max Martin" Sandberg

    January 26, 2012 9:08 PM EST No. 83 Martin Karl "Max Martin" Sandberg Songwriter/Producer Pop's Platinum Pen... Max Martin either wrote or co-wrote so many '90s teen pop hits, you could make mixtapes exclusively from them: from his December 1995 Billboard ...

  7. Adele's '21' First Album Since 2005 With 30 Weeks of 100,000-Plus Sales

    December 28, 2011 5:35 PM EST This week, Adele's "21" becomes the first album since 2005 to notch 30 weeks of 100,000-plus sales. The blockbuster set moved 399,000 , according to Nielsen SoundScan, marking not only its best sales frame ever, but its 30th non-con ...

  8. Mac Miller Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    November 16, 2011 11:00 AM EST As forecasted , indie rapper Mac Miller's first album, "Blue Slide Park," debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 144,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. While it didn't shift as much as some industry sources had ...

  9. Stories Behind Success of NKOTBSB Tour Revealed at Billboard Touring Conference

    November 10, 2011 12:22 PM EST From left: Ray Waddell, Executive Director of Content & Programming For Touring and Live Entertainment, Billboard. Peter Katsis, Manager, Backstreet Boys, Prospect Park. Brad Wavra, VP, Live Nation. Jared Paul, Manager, NKOTB, AGPS. (Photo: Mi ...

  10. NKOTBSB, Amos Lee to be Focus of Billboard Touring Conference Breakout Sessions

    October 03, 2011 4:13 PM EDT The highly successful New Kids on the Block/Backstreet Boys tour and the development of rising rising singer/songwriter Amos Lee will be the focus of two separate "Road Cases" sessions at the 8th annual Billboard Touring Conference, set ...

  11. Lady Gaga Roars to Top of Billboard 200, Brad Paisley at No. 2

    June 01, 2011 11:00 AM EDT As previously reported , Lady Gaga comes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as her "Born This Way" set sold 1,108,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That marks the largest sales week for any album since 2005 and ...

  12. Matthew Morrison Joins Backstreet Boys, New Kids on the Block Summer Tour

    May 17, 2011 9:42 PM EDT "Glee" star Matthew Morrison will join this summer's Backstreet Boys/New Kids on the Block tour as a special guest. Morrison, who plays a high school teacher on the Fox show, will perform in arenas across the U.S. with the two boy b ...

  13. New Kids On The Block, Backstreet Boys Added to 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys are bringing their '90s boy-band magic to Dick Clark's annual New Year's Eve TV special. Producers say the two groups are mashing up to close out 2010 on the ABC special. The two bands, who ...

  14. Web Trends: Courtney Love, Kanye West, Bruno Mars and more

    November 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST Google Trends (As of 11AM): There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Today in Sex: Courtney Love Drunk and Butt-Naked on the Internet (Again) 2. Kanye West Covers Complex’s Dec/Jan 2011 Issue! YouTube Mo ...

  15. Taylor Swift’s 'Speak Now' Sets Market Share Record

    November 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST In its first week of release, Taylor Swift’s “Speak Now” accounted for nearly one in five album purchases. In selling 1,047,000 units during a week with 5.8 million album sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan, “Speak Now” represented 18% of all al ...

  16. Albums That Sold 1 Million Copies in One Week

    November 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift's "Speak Now" sold a whopping 1,047,000 copies in its first week of release, making it the newest entry on the list of albums to crack a million sold in a debut week. Click through for all 16. 16. Lil Wayne 'Tha Ca ...

  17. Michael Buble Earns Second No. 1 Album

    October 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Buble's "Crazy Love" gives the pop singer his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with an opening frame of 132,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan . . . Buble's "Crazy" start was based on just three ...

  18. Kiss, Buble Battle For No. 1 On Billboard 200

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Next week's Billboard 200 chart will either house a first-ever No. 1 album from iconic band Kiss, or pop singer Michael Buble may crash the group's rockin' party with his new set, "Crazy Love." Industry sources suggest tha ...

  19. Streisand Surprises With Ninth No. 1 Album

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While many were focused on what started as a battle for the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 between Paramore's "Brand New Eyes" and Mariah Carey's "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel," diva supreme Barbra Streisand trumps ...

  20. Taylor Swift Stands Still As 2008 Comes To A Close

    December 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST For a fourth week, Taylor Swift's "Fearless" finds itself at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 ... This week's charts mark the final sales frame of the 2008 year, so we dive into the year's sales numbers, detailing some surprisin ...

  21. Lou Pearlman Sentenced To 25 Years In Jail

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The man who created the Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync has been sentenced to 25 years in prison on four federal charges. But Judge G. Kendall Sharp in Orlando, Fla., said today (May 21) he would reduce the sentence by one month for every $1 mill ...

  22. Danity Kane Captures Second No. 1 Album

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV favorite Danity Kane scores its second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as its sophomore set enters with 236,000. It's the second-biggest sales week of the year and the best sales week for a female group since 2006 ... The Easter bunny� ...

  23. China Concert Debuts For Björk, Maroon 5

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Björk and Maroon 5 will make their Chinese live debuts in March, Shanghai-based concert promoter Emma Ticketmaster said Jan. 24. Both acts are set to play one date each at the 4,000-capacity Shanghai International Gymnastics Center; Björk will per ...

  24. Britney Spearheads Hot Euro Chart Return

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears' comeback album "Blackout" (Jive/Zomba) has lit up the European Top 100 Albums Chart, holding off new sets from the returning Eagles and Eros Ramazzotti to soar to the No. 1 slot. "Blackout" benefits from a ...

  25. Eagles Fly Ahead Of Britney Spears On Billboard 200

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Long Road out of Eden," the Eagles' first full-length studio album since 1979's "The Long Run," debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Top Country Albums with a whopping 711,000 -- the second-largest sales week of ...

  26. Jive Shoots For Fourth No. 1 In 2007

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Barry Weiss and Jive Records are on a roll this year. It looks like Britney Spears "Blackout" album will debut at the top of The Billboard 200 next week, making it the fourth Jive album to hit No. 1 in 2007. Already, R. Kelly's &quo ...

  27. Even Dozen: 12th No. 1 for 'Now'

    July 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Now" is not the time to be surprised that the "Now 25" collection debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. After all, it's the 12th No. 1 in the series ... Thanks to a hefty opening weekend, the soundtrack to the new movie m ...

  28. EverGreen Acquires Full Force Rights

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EverGreen Copyrights has acquired rights in the back catalog of the songwriting team known as Full Force. Full Force -- Paul Anthony, Bowlegged Lou, B-Fine, Baby Gerry, Shy Shy, and Curt-t-t) -- penned many top 1980s and 1990s pop and R&B song ...

  29. 'Top of the Pops' Crossing the Atlantic

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST The U.K.'s longest-running pop music show, "Top of the Pops," is coming to the U.S. "Making the Band" impresario Louis J. Pearlman -- also known for developing 'N Sync and the Backstreet Boys -- is re The U.K.’s longe ...

  30. BackStreet Boys Sue Pearlman, Trans Continental

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The BackStreet Boys filed a lawsuit against Louis Pearlman and his Trans Continental Records Nov. 3 for reimbursement of legal settlements the group paid to former member Sam "Phoenix Stone" Licata an NEW YORK -- The BackStreet Boys file ...

  31. BackStreet Boys Sue Pearlman, Trans Continental

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST The BackStreet Boys filed a lawsuit against Louis Pearlman and his Trans Continental Records today (Nov. 3) for reimbursement of legal settlements the group paid to former member Sam "Phoenix Stone" L The BackStreet Boys filed a lawsuit ...

  32. Coldplay Lead Euro Charts For Second Week

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Backstreet Boys and Foo Fighters make top 5 debuts. Coldplay’s "X&Y" (Parlophone) withstands strong challenges from new releases by the Backstreet Boys and Foo Fighters to start a second week atop European Top 100 Albums. The Coldpla ...

  33. Coldplay Holds Foos, Backstreet From No. 1

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay staves off strong competition on The Billboard 200 as "X&Y" (Capitol) tops the chart for a second week. Although sales of the set dropped 56% to 323,000 copies in the United States, accor Coldplay staves off strong compe ...

  34. Backstreet Boys Poised For Chart-Topping Bow

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters' latest also to debut big. New albums by Backstreet Boys and Foo Fighters are both on track to start above 250,000 copies, with the former having a genuine shot to debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Based on first-day sales cit ...

  35. Kobalt, Maratone Ink Admin Pact

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Music Group has signed an exclusive worldwide deal to handle copyright administration for Max Martin's hitmaking production and publishing firm Maratone. Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Musi ...

  36. Kobalt, Maratone Ink Admin Pact

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Music Group has signed an exclusive worldwide deal to handle copyright administration for Max Martin's hitmaking production and publishing firm Maratone. Independent London-based publisher Kobalt Musi ...

  37. Clear Channel Offering A 'Sneak Peek'

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Backstreet Boys to kick off preview service. Clear Channel Radio has launched a program that allows listeners to sample music from upcoming album releases before the street date, by streaming the tracks via participating radio station Web sites. T ...

  38. Backstreet Boys Offering Free Tour Tickets

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two-for-one available on AOL site. Clear Channel Music Group is teaming with the Backstreet Boys and AOL Music to offer two-for-one tickets for the group's upcoming summer amphitheater tour. Beginning June 10, fans who visit aolcityguide.com ...

  39. The Beat

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST All the Backstreet Boys ask is that you give them a fair chance. The quintet is set to return with a new Jive album in June preceded by a single in March. Read Melinda Newman's column. All the Backstreet Boys ask is that you give them a fair ...

  40. The Beat

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Backstreet Boys' new album, due in June, will show how they have grown musically. Read Melinda Newman's column. The Backstreet Boys' new album, due in June, will show how they have grown musically. Read Melinda Newman's col ...

  41. Higher Ground

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell will enter the Christian market with his solo Reunion debut this fall. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell will enter the Christian market with his solo Reunion debut ...

  42. Higher Ground

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell will enter the Christian market with his solo Reunion debut this fall. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell will enter the Christian market with his solo Reunion debut ...

  43. Reunion Grabs Backstreet Boy

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rumored Christian release imminent. Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell has signed a deal with Provident Music Group's Reunion Records, Billboard.biz has learned. Littrell's signing will be officially announced during a press conference next W ...

  44. Janet Gets New Managers

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Janet Jackson has signed with Wright Crear Management. The Virgin Records artist joins a roster that includes rapper Chingy and pop act the Backstreet Boys. LOS ANGELES -- Janet Jackson has signed with Wright Crear Management. The Virgin Records a ...

  45. Janet Gets New Managers

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson has signed with Wright Crear Management. The Virgin Records artist joins a roster that includes rapper Chingy and pop act the Backstreet Boys. Janet Jackson has signed with Wright Crear Management. The Virgin Records artist joins a r ...