BSB 25+ Years of History
2019
  • No Place
  • Jan 04
    'No Place,' from their upcoming album DNA is released
  • Jan 25
    DNA Album released worldwide
2018
  • Changes (Single)
  • May 17
    BSB releases "Don't Go Breaking My Heart," their first single in five years
  • May 3
    BSB embark on their 6th sold out cruise
  • June 28
    The boys perform on Jimmy Fallon
  • July 14
    BSB take over Central Park and draw a record breaking crowd for Good Morning America
  • July 24
    James Corden helps BSB "take a break" and fills in for Brian onstage in Vegas. Watch it here
  • Aug 20
    BSB perform on the MTV Video Music Awards live in NYC. Watch the performance here
  • Nov 9
    BSB release their new single "Chances"
  • Nov 9
    BSB announce their 2019 DNA World Tour
2017
  • Festival d'été de Québec
  • Feb 14
    BSB is featured on Florida Georgia Line's 'God, Your Mama and Me.' Watch the video here
  • March 1
    Opening night of BSB's Las Vegas residency
  • April 2
    Florida Georgia Line & BSB perform at the 52nd ACM Awards
  • July 19
    BSB perform to over 50,000 people at FEQ in Quebec City
  • Aug 31
    Florida Georgia Line + BSB team up for a legendary performance on CMT: Crossroads
  • Dec 29
    BSB wrap up 2017 with two sold out performances in Cancun, MX
2016
  • April 01
    Dead 7 premieres on SyFy.
  • May 10
    Cruise number 5, the first European cruise, sets sail with a sold out ship.
  • May 13
    BSB breaks the Guinness World Record for the most nationalities in a hot tub.
  • June 5
    The boys perform on Miss USA.
  • July 7
    Meghan Trainor performs 'I Want It That Way' with BSB on Greatest Hits.
  • August 19
    The boys are featured on 'God, Your Mama, And Me,' a new track from the band Florida Georgia Line.
  • Sept 23
    The boys announce their 2017 Las Vegas residency
  • Dec 31
    The boys ring in 2017 in Las Vegas
2015
  • Show 'Em What You're Made Of (Film)
  • Jan 29
    US premiere of 'Show Em What You're Made Of.'
  • Feb 26
    International premiere of BSB The Movie in London.
  • April 10
    Brian & Kevin inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame.
  • May 19
    The boys bring the 'In A World Like This' tour to Israel - performing three shows to sold out crowds. This was the first time the band had ever performed in Israel.
  • June 29
    The 'In A World Like This' World Tour comes to an end in Mexico.
  • Oct 20
  • Nov 23
    Nick finishes 2nd on Dancing With The Stars
2014
2013
  • A Toast to 20 Years (Clip)
  • In A World Like This (Single)
  • Show 'Em (What You're Made Of) (Single)
  • April 20
    The band holds a special 20th Anniversary Fan Celebration live from Hollywood.
  • April 22
    BSB receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • May 5
    The 'In A World Like This' world tour begins in China.
  • June 12
    BSB make a cameo in the comedy 'This Is The End.'
  • July 18
    The band premieres the 'In A World Like This' music video on Good Morning America
  • July 30
    The band's first album since Kevin rejoined, 'In A World Like This,' is released. The album debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200, making the Backstreet Boys the first act since Sade to have nine US top 10 albums, and the only boy band to do so.
  • July 31
    BSB perform to over 20,000 people at The Grove in LA.
  • Aug 2
    The US Leg of the IAWLT Tour kicks off in Chicago
  • Oct 25
    BSB Cruise #3 sets sail from Miami
  • Nov 19
    Music video for 'Show Em What You're Made Of,' the second single off of IAWLT, is released
2012
  • It's Christmas Time Again (Single)
  • April 20
    First show of the NKOTBSB Europe, Asia, and Australia Tour
  • April 29
    Kevin Richardson returns to the band
  • Aug 31
    BSB performs on Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series as a five-piece. This is the largest crowd GMA has ever had.
  • Nov 6
    "It's Christmas Time Again" released
2011
  • April 11
    The world's biggest boy band supergroup, NKOTBSB, is officially formed
  • May 24
    The NKOTBSB album is released; the album debuts at number seven in the US
  • May 25
    North American leg of the NKOTBSB tour begins, selling out 50 cities
  • Dec 25
    BSB Cruise #2 sets sail
2009
  • Straight Through The Heart (Single)
  • This is Us (Album)
  • Bigger (Single)
  • Aug 27
    "Straight Through My Heart" released as a single
  • Sept 30
    “This Is Us” album released -- Album #7
  • Oct 30
    “This Is Us” worldwide tour starts in Portugal
  • Nov 29
    "Bigger" released as a single
  • Dec 30
    BSB sells out their first cruise
2008
  • Helpless When She Smiles (Single)
  • Jan 28
    "Helpless When She Smiles" released as a single in the US
  • Feb 16
    “Unbreakable” tour starts in Tokyo, Japan
2007
  • Inconsolable (Single)
  • Unbreakable (Album)
  • Aug 27
    "Inconsolable" released as a single in the US
  • Oct 24
    "Unbreakable” album released -- Album #6
2006
  • I Still... (Single)
  • 2006
    2006 Favorite Pop Act at the MTV Asia Awards
  • Jan 26
    "I Still..." released as a single
  • Jan 6
    Kevin Richardson announces he is leaving Backstreet Boys
2005
  • Incomplete (Single)
  • Never Gone (Album)
  • Just Want You To Know (Single)
  • March 21
    First date of the "Up Close And Personal" Tour
  • April 1
    "Incomplete" released as a single
  • June 24
    "Never Gone” released and soon later certified platinum -- Album #5
  • July 22
    "Never Gone” worldwide tour kicks off in Florida
  • Oct 4
    "Just Want You To Know" released as a single
2002
  • Awards
    2002 Best Group at MTV Music Video Awards Japan
    2002 Favorite Video at the MTV Asia Awards for "The Call"
2001
  • The Call (Single)
  • More Than That (Single)
  • Drowning (Single)
  • The Hits: Chapter One (Album)
  • Awards
    2001 Peoples Choice Favorite International Group at the MuchMusic Awards
    2001 Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group at the American Music Awards
  • Jan 22
    "Black & Blue" tour kicks off in the US
  • Jan 28
    Performed the American National Anthem at Super Bowl XXXV in Tampa, FL
  • Feb 6
    "The Call" released as a single
  • April 1
    "More Than That" released as a single
  • Oct 16
    "Drowning" released as a single
  • Oct 23
    “The Hits: Chapter One” album released
2000
  • The One (Single)
  • Shape of my Heart (Single)
  • Black & Blue
  • Awards
    2000 Best Group at the MTV Europe Music Awards
    2000 Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group at the American Music Awards
    2000 Best-Selling Album (Foreign or Domestic) at the Juno Awards for "Millennium"
    2000 Favorite Musical Group at the People's Choice Awards
    2000 Choice Album at the Teen Choice Awards for "Millenium"
  • May 16
    "The One" released as a single
  • Oct 3
    "Shape Of My Heart" released as a single
  • Nov 21
    "Black And Blue" is released, selling over 1.6 million copies in the US in its first week and soon later certified platinum -- Album #4
1999
  • I Want It That Way (Single)
  • Millenium (Album)
  • Larger Than Life (Single)
  • Show Me The Meaning of Being Lonely
  • Awards
    1999 Music Video of the Year at the Teen Choice Awards for "All I Have To Give"
    1999 Favorite Song at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"
    1999 Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group at the American Music Awards
  • Jan 1
    First Grammy nomination for Best New Artist of 1998
  • Feb 1
    "Backstreet Boys" certified as a Diamond album in the U.S.(10,000,000 units sold)
  • April 12
    "I Want It That Way" released as a single
  • May 18
    "Millennium" is released and sets the record for first week sales in the US, selling 1.1 million copies -- Album #3
  • June 2
    First date of the "Into The Millennium" Tour
  • Sept 3
    "Larger Than Life" released as a single
  • Dec 21
    "Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely" released as a single
  • Dec 30
    BSB dominates the 1999 Billboard Music Awards, winning Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, Album Artist of the Year, and Album Artist Duo/Group of the Year
1998
  • All I Have To Give (Single)
  • Awards
    1998 Group Album of the Year at the Billboard Awards for "Backstreet Boys"
    1998 Peoples Choice Favorite International Group at the MuchMusic Video Awards
    1998 Best Group Video at the MTV Video Music Awards for "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"
    1998 World's Best-Selling Dance Artist at the World Music Awards
  • Jan 13
    "All I Have To Give" released as a single
  • Oct 7
    Declared "Backstreet Boys Day" in Orlando, FL. The Boys receive the keys to the City from the mayor of Orlando in honor of the tornado relief concert the group headlined in March that raised over $250,000
1997
  • Anywhere For You (Single)
  • Everybody (Backstreet's Back) (Single)
  • Backstreet's Back (Album)
  • As Long As You Love Me (Single)
  • Awards
    1997 MTV Select Award at the MTV European Music Awards for "As Long As You Love Me"
  • Feb 24
    "Anywhere For You" released as a single
  • June 30
    "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)” released as a single
  • Aug 11
    “Backstreet's Back” is released -- Album #2
  • Oct 21
    "As Long As You Love Me" released as a single in the US
  • Dec 27
    BSB heads out on a 60-city, 20-country tour
1996
  • Get Down (You're The One For Me) (Single)
  • Backstreet Boys (Album)
  • Quit Playing Games with my Heart (Single)
  • Awards
    1996 MTV Select Award at the MTV European Music Awards for "Get Down "You're The One For Me”
  • April 30
    "Get Down (You're The One For Me)" released as a single
  • May 6
    Their first album, “Backstreet Boys”, is released
  • Oct 14
    "Quit Playing Games With My Heart" released as a single
1995
  • We've Got It Goin' On (Single)
  • I'll Never Break Your Heart (Single)
  • Awards
    1995 First Smash Hits Award for Best New Tour Act
  • Sept 5
    "We've Got It Goin' On" released as a single
  • Dec 13
    "I'll Never Break Your Heart" released as a single
1993
  • April 19
    Brian Littrell is called away from his American History High School class to answer a phone call from cousin Kevin Richardson asking him to audition for an up-and-coming group. Brian auditions over the phone and finds himself on a flight to Orlando, FL the next day.
  • April 20
    Backstreet Boys officially become a band
  • May 8
    The Boys perform their first big show together at Sea World in Orlando, FL to a crowd of more than 3,000 Summer 1993 The Boys continue to perform in a variety of venues from shopping malls to charity events accross Florida