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New Kids on the Block Are Back ... and Bigger Than Ever!

New Kids on the Block Hit the Road with 98 Degrees & Boyz II Men

Originally posted 01/22/2013 12:00PM

The New Kids on the Block are back!

The band plans to bring some heat this summer when they hit the road for a brand new headlining tour – and they're bringing along a few famous friends: 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men will open all shows on the jaunt, which kicks off May 31 in Uncasville, Conn.

"It just seems like we are getting better and better," Joey McIntyre, 40, tells PEOPLE. "We're excited to get out there, rock out and have fun."

Along with the announcement of their tour, the multi-platinum selling group will release 10 – their first new album in over four years – on April 2.

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Backstreet Boys Make the New Kids Fans Scream

Backstreet Boys Make the New Kids Fans Scream

Originally posted 06/21/2010 11:40AM

Boy band fans got a tuneful surprise Saturday night at New York's Radio City Music Hall when the Backstreet Boys made a surprise appearance at the New Kids on the Block concert.

"You get two for the price of one tonight," Nick Carter told the screaming crowd.

The New Kids on the Block – Joey McIntyre, 37, Donnie Wahlberg, 40, Danny Wood, 41, and brothers Jordan, 40, and Jonathan Knight, 41 – were sitting in front of a white curtain bantering when they launched into the Backstreet Boys's 1999 hit "I Want It That Way," an hour into the concert.

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Part Two: Behind the Scenes at the New Kids' Video

Originally posted 06/04/2008 08:00AM



You already saw the first clip – helicopter and all – and heard the concept for the reunited boy band's new video, "Summertime." Now, see more behind-the-scenes footage as the backstage video, provided exclusively to PEOPLE.com by Interscope Records, continues. In part two, you'll report to the Malibu and Topanga Canyon sets where Danny gets a text while he's running through the woods summoning him to meet up with the band.

Check back on Friday for part three of the video series. The band's full video for "Summertime" is set to be released June 8 on VH1.
Brian Orloff

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: See NKOTB Reunited! | New Kids on the Block

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: See NKOTB Reunited!

Originally posted 04/02/2008 04:50PM

Their posters were on millions of teenage girls' bedroom walls – but what do the New Kids on the Block look like today? See for yourself: The band has reunited and will be making a grand entrance on the Today show Friday – but first, click here for a video sneak peek from PEOPLE's photo shoot with NKOTB (their first in 15 years as an entire group!). Go behind the scenes with Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood and brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight and find out some secrets from their tour, how the group has changed and more.

Look for more on the New Kids on the Block's reunion in this week's issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.
– Cara Lynn Shultz

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New Kids On The Block Stage Comeback | NKOTB

Music News

New Kids On The Block Stage Comeback

Originally posted 01/26/2008 02:00PM

After months of speculation and rumor, the Kids are coming back. A well-placed source tells PEOPLE exclusively that New Kids On The Block are indeed getting back together.

The band's Web site, www.nkotb.com, which had been dormant, is now back up and running in anticipation of the official announcement, which the source says will be made in the next few weeks.

The site currently features a television graphic with a fuzzy, flickering photos of NKOTB in their heyday, and a link inviting fans to sign up for info.

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