While not everyone on the New York City subway car was in tune, they all remembered the lyrics to BSB's "I Want It That Way."
As the Boys kick off their DNA Tour on Saturday, we travel back in time to revisit how they got their start — matchy-matchy outfits and all.
The rivalry between the Backstreet Boys and ’NSync was all manager Lou Pearlman's fault, says Lance Bass. Until they got wise.
There’s a moment in the Lance Bass–produced documentary about boy-band puppeteer and notorious conman Lou Pearlman that’s more heartbreaking than any one of the forlorn love songs *NSYNC or the Backstreet Boys (Pearlman’s biggest conquests) ever recorded. It’s the scene in The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story when the five members of *NSYNC recount the time when, three years into their stadium-touring, million-of-records-sold, screaming-teen-inducing careers, they are finally presented with their first cheques. Bass, along with Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone, Chris Kirkpatrick, and JC Chasez were at a fancy restaurant with Pearlman and their parents, expecting a massive pay day of at least seven figures.
The quintet salute bands like New Edition and the Backstreet Boys in the latest from their 'Hangin’ Tough' re-release, out on Mar. 8.