Backstreet Boys at iHeartRadio Music Festival 2016: Vegas Residency Is 'A Good Fit for Us'

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Backstreet Boys perform onstage at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 24, 2016 in Las Vegas.

The Backstreet Boys, who were in Las Vegas this weekend for the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2016, will be back in town for an 18-date residency beginning in March 2017.

The boy band chatted with Billboard about why they’re eager to bring their show to Vegas.

Backstreet Boys Announce 18-Date 'Larger Than Life' Las Vegas Residency

“We’re excited,” Kevin Richardson said. “We feel like Vegas is a fun place and a good fit for us, with all the ladies coming out for bachelorette parties and birthdays and girls’ getaway weekends … the age group of our core fanbase that grew up with us.”

They’ll be performing at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, with dates in March and June/July.

Watch the interview clip below.