Watch All The Auditions From ABC's 'Boy Band' Premiere

Rita Ora, Nick Carter, Emma Bunton and Timbaland on ABC’s Boy Band.
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Rita Ora, Nick Carter, Emma Bunton and Timbaland on ABC’s Boy Band.

OK, so who watched episode 1 of ABC’s Boy Band? If you missed it all, we’ve got you covered. 

The new music talent quest premiered Thursday night with a lineup of young wannabes jostling for the spotlight and the attention of its "architects" Emma Bunton (Spice Girls’ Baby Spice), Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys) and Timbaland (hip-hop producer).

Here’s how it works. Host Rita Ora welcomed 30 aspiring stars into the ABC studio, but only lucky 18 contestants make the grade. They're then split into boy bands of six and guided by pop heavyweights. During every live show, each group will have their chance to perform before the judges who will then put two contestants up for elimination.

The chosen two will then perform their solo “survival” song to fight to stay in the competition. Who survives and who is eliminated comes down to you, the voting viewers at home. 

In the finale, five winners will get to perform their brand new single together as a group and earn a recording deal with Hollywood Records.

Check out the auditions from Thursday night’s two-hour series premiere.