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Ryan Gosling expected Backstreet Boys to fail

Ryan Gosling expected Backstreet Boys to fail

Ryan Gosling told Backstreet Boys they would never be successful. The 39-year-old actor shared an apartment building with the ‘I Want it That Way’ hitmakers when they were starting their career and he advised his pals to give up on their dreams of pop stardom because they weren’t trying anything New Kids on the Block hadn’t already achieved. Asked about the rumours Ryan alm... »

Kevin Richardson flies kids to London for Backstreet Boys second O2 show

Kevin Richardson flies kids to London for Backstreet Boys second O2 show

Kevin Richardson flew his kids over to London for Backstreet Boys second show at The O2 on Tuesday night (18.06.19). The 47-year-old hunk revealed on stage that Maxwell, five, and Mason, 11 – whom he has with wife Kristin Richardson – were in the audience for their "first show" of the ‘DNA World Tour’ after finishing school for the summer. He told the sold-out are... »

Backsteet Boys success is down to their family dynamic

Backsteet Boys success is down to their family dynamic

Nick Carter says the "family dynamic" is key to Backstreet Boy’ success. The ‘I Want It That Way’ hitmakers are being honoured with an interactive exhibit at the Grammy Museum reflecting on their time together so far – with childhood photos mementos and much more – and the star has revealed the secret to their longevity as a band. He told Billboard: "We... »

AJ McLean’s daughter doesn’t want him to tour

AJ McLean’s daughter doesn’t want him to tour

AJ McLean’s daughter wants him to "stop being a Backstreet Boy and just be [her] dad." The 41-year-old singer is headed on tour with the ‘I Want It That Way’ hitmakers for their ‘DNA World Tour’ this summer, but has admitted his daughter Ava, six, whom he was with his wife Rochelle, isn’t too happy about the upcoming venture. AJ said: "My oldest a... »

AJ McLean ‘excited’ to have Brian Littrell’s son on tour

AJ McLean ‘excited’ to have Brian Littrell’s son on tour

AJ McLean is "excited" for bandmate Brian Littrell’s son Baylee to open for Backstreet Boys on tour. The 41-year-old singer – who is also joined by Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and Howie Dorough in the chart-topping group – can’t wait to have 16-year-old rising country star Baylee, who he praised as "beyond talented", on the road with them for the North... »

AJ McLean is putting himself first

AJ McLean is putting himself first

AJ McLean is learning to put himself first. The Backstreet Boys singer has said he’s learning how to juggle his own health alongside his life as a father to two daughters – Ava, six, and Lyric, 23 months – and his career, after having battled addiction for many years and entering rehab several times, including a relapse as recently as 2018. He said: "[Addiction] has made me ... »

AJ McLean stepping away from social media for family

AJ McLean stepping away from social media for family

AJ McLean is "stepping away from social media" to focus on his family. The Backstreet Boys member has posted a video message on his Instagram account telling his followers that he is scaling down his interactions on his channels so he can dedicate more time to his wife Rochelle and their two daughters, Ava, six, and 22-month-old Lyric. He said: "I’m sure you guys are all wonde... »

The Backstreet Boys ‘drifted apart’ as their success grew

The Backstreet Boys ‘drifted apart’ as their success grew

The Backstreet Boys drifted apart as their success grew in the 90s, according to Kevin Richardson. The chart-topping band – who are set to release their first album since 2013, ‘DNA’, in January – "retreated from one another" as their global fame and popularity increased. Kevin – who stars in the group alongside AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, and Bri... »

AJ McLean confesses relapse

AJ McLean confesses relapse

AJ McLean has relapsed in his battle against addiction this year. The Backstreet Boys singer – who entered rehab in 2001, 2002 and 2011 for depression and alcohol abuse – admitted he finds it a daily "struggle" to stay sober and part of his problems is feeling conflicted about trying to put his own needs ahead of those of his and wife Rochelle’s two daughters, Ava, six,... »

Backstreet Boys announce DNA World Tour and new album

Backstreet Boys announce DNA World Tour and new album

Backstreet Boys have announced a world tour in support of their new album, ‘DNA’. The ‘Everybody’ hitmakers – comprised of AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell – will release their first record since 2013′s ‘In a World Like This’ on January 25, before heading out on an extensive run of dates across the glob... »

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