The Backstreet Boys (BSB) are an American vocal group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993. The group consists of A. J. McLean, HowieDorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell.
The Backstreet Boys have sold over 130 million records worldwide, making them the best-selling boy band in history, and one of the world's best-selling music artists. With the release of their latest album (In a World Like This) in 2013 the BSB have embarked on their 10th world tour.
The In a World Like This Tour consists of over 140 shows in Asia, North America, and Europe. As part of their world tour, on the 6th of May 2014, the BSB will touch upon Bangkok, Thailand.
As one of the best-selling artists worldwide the Backstreet Boys have received numerous awards and accolades in recognition of their worldwide success in the music industry, with most recently a 2014 MTV movie award for “Best Musical Moment” for their appearance in the 2013 hit movie “This Is The End”.
The Backstreet Boys have sold over 130 million records worldwide, making them the best-selling boy band in history, and one of the world's best-selling music artists. They are the first group since Sade to have their first nine albums reach the top 10 on the Billboard 200, and the only boy band to do so. They also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 22, 2013.
The Backstreet Boys have received seven Grammy Award nominations in total, including four in 2000.
Notable awards: MTV Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, World Music Awards, American Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Diamond Awards, Radio Music Awards,