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Originally posted 05/31/2013 12:30PM
Just when you thought the Backstreet Boys couldn't get any cuter!
While on break from touring in China on Thursday, the reunited boy band – members Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough and A.J. McLean – made nice with a group of panda cubs during a visit to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in the country's Sichuan province.
Judging from the photo, we're not sure which quintet had the better time: While each guy happily cradled his furry buddy, the little ones gleefully kicked back, too, relaxing and indulging in delicious drinks.
Originally posted 04/22/2013 04:00PM
From Backstreet to one of the most famous streets!
More than 15 years after the release of their self-titled debut album, Backstreet Boys A.J. McLean, Brian Littrell, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson and Nick Carter were awarded with their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday.
Clad in dapper suits – a far cry from the leather and oh-so-sparkly bandanas of their youth – the group grinned as they posed with the brand-new (and 2,485th) star.
Originally posted 04/14/2013 06:00PM
The Backstreet Boy and wife Kristin break their pregnancy news with a fun holiday photo
Originally posted 02/22/2013 04:30PM
Nick Carter has found his fire, his one desire.
"I had the ring in my pocket for two weeks," the Backstreet Boy tells PEOPLE exclusively of his engagement to fitness expert/actress Lauren Kitt.
"I was like, 'I don't want it anymore!' It was driving me insane. I just wanted to get it out of my hands and on to hers."
For the momentous occasion, Carter, 33, took his fiancée, 29, to the Florida Keys where he planned a romantic boat ride to a secluded island – but things did not go as smoothly as expected.
Originally posted 02/19/2013 01:00PM
The Backstreet Boy and wife Leigh are new parents to Holden John, born Saturday morning, the couple tell PEOPLE
Originally posted 11/27/2012 06:30PM
"Rochelle and I are thrilled to announce the birth of our baby Ava Jaymes," the Backstreet Boy writes on his website
Originally posted 08/31/2012 10:35AM
Backstreet is back!
For the first time in six years, all five Backstreet Boys – Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, Howie Dorough, A.J. McLean, Kevin Richardson – reunited professionally, for Friday's Good Morning America Summer Concert series in New York's Central Park.
Band member Richardson, 40, who recently rejoined the group three months ago after quitting in 2006, told the legions of cheering fans, "I'm a person that follows my heart and gut, and my heart said this is the time."
Originally posted 08/23/2012 02:00PM
He and wife Leigh are expecting their second son, the singer announces via Twitter
Originally posted 12/18/2011 11:00AM
It's pretty customary for most men to take a back seat when it comes to wedding planning. But Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean has admitted to being a very involved "groomzilla."
"I'm hands-on," he told PEOPLE in April about planning his goth-themed evening ceremony, which took place under a clear tent on the Crystal Lawn on Saturday at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
McLean, 33, and bride Rochelle DeAnna Karidis exchanged vows under a gazebo adorned with white hydrangeas, while guests were surrounded by warm elements like romantic chandeliers.
Originally posted 01/13/2011 02:10PM
Backstreet Boy A.J. McLean has once again entered rehab, he confirms to PEOPLE.
"For personal reasons, I've checked myself into a rehab clinic," McLean says in a statement. "With 2011 being a busy year for Backstreet, I want to be healthy and perform and sing for people at my very best and happiest. None of this will affect our current tour plans and I look forward to seeing everyone really soon! Thank you for all of your support and respecting my family and friends privacy during this time."
McLean, 33, had previously offered clues to his intentions, Tweeting Sunday that "Its gonna be a great year! I love u all and wish me luck! I start my sober journey tomm!"
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