THE BACKSTREET BOYS Biography - Musicians


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Name: Backstreet Boys                                                           
Origin: Orlando, Florida, USA                                                   
The Backstreet Boys are a Grammy-nominated American vocal group. The group has   
charted 12 U.S. Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, and sold over 100 million 
albums worldwide, the best selling boy band of all time, and World's             
Biggest Money Makers (Concerts and Album Sales) 1997-2005: #1 ($2.2 billion).   
After returning to the music scene in 2005, their sound changed dramatically,   
incorporating only live instruments (some of which they play themselves) and a   
more guitar and piano driven pop rock sound. The four-member group consists of   
Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, and A. J. McLean. Original member   
Kevin Richardson left the group on June 23, 2006 to begin a family. but the     
four-piece refused to rule out a possible return for the singer.