2019 Latin Grammys

Backstreet Boys Don't Want to Hear Donald Trump Say (Or Play) 'I Want It That Way'

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

You can now add the Backstreet Boys to the growing list of artists who don't want Donald Trump to use their music for his presidential campaign. 

On Wednesday (Oct. 12) press outlets reported a Trump rally in Ocala, Florida, played the Backstreet Boys' hit "I Want It That Way" several times over its duration. This was apparently a new addition to the Trump campaign playlist and the boy band was not onboard. 

"[The Backstreet Boys] did not approve this and we are not associated with the Trump camp," the band's publicity Steven Trachtenbroit told The Daily Beast

For those keeping score at home, BSB here join the the Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Aerosmith, the White Stripes, Adele, the O'Jays, Earth, Wind & Fire, George Harrison and many more in requesting the Donald refrain from using their music. 


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