The 1990s was the era for not only rock and pop music, but also for some romantic and soft music. It was during this era that one of the most-famous vocal group, Backstreet Boys was formed. The lead singers of the group are – Howie D., A.J.McLean, Kevin Richardson, Brian Litterell, and Nick Carter. The group came into fame with their debut international album ‘Backstreet Boys’ in 1996. Subsequently, in the same year, the group released their second best selling album, ‘Backstreet’s Back’.
Backstrret Boys rose to superstardom with the albums ‘Millennium’ in 1999 and ‘Black & Blue’ in 2000. In 2005, they came back with the album ‘Never Gone’ in 2005. After this, Kevin had to leave the band and move on to pursue some other interests, in the meanwhile, the group released two more albums as a quartet – ‘Unbreakable’ in 2007 and ‘This Is Us’ in 2009.
In 2012, Richardson joined back the group and the band celebrated their awaited 20th Anniversary with their first independent album ‘In a World Like This’ in 2013.
Their massive popularity with back-to-back eight hit albums made them the best-selling boy band in the history. Besides, on 22nd April 2013 they also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Their contribution to the music industry was so appreciated that they received 2 American Music Awards, 7 Billboard Music Awards, a Juno Award, and 2 MTV Video Music Awards.