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Backstreet's Back – and Teaming Up with Boy Band Rivals 'NSYNC for a Zombie Movie

Backstreet's Back – with 'NSYNC and a Zombie Movie

Originally posted 07/13/2015 09:25AM

The biggest boy band rivalry of the century has, apparently, come to an end.

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FIRST LISTEN: Hear AJ McLean's New Solo Song 'Live Together'

How AJ McLean Hopes to Inspire Change with New Song

Originally posted 05/12/2015 12:55PM

AJ McLean's new song is officially on repeat.

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SNL 40 Red Carpet: Stars Share Their Top Missed-Opportunity Sketches

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SNL 40 Red Carpet: Stars Share Their Top Missed-Opportunity Sketches

Originally posted 02/16/2015 12:40PM

Before Saturday Night Live showcased highlights from its 40-year history on Sunday, stars past and present gathered on the red carpet to honor the sketch show's historic run.

As they recalled their favorites, though, a few folks noted some missed opportunities. Below, find out who wishes they'd had the chance to keep a straight face around Stefon and which two gentlemen wish they could have demanded "More Cowbell!"

AJ McLean: "I would love to do anything with Stefon even though I would probably break character immediately because Bill Hader is amazing and that character is amazing, but if I could be, like, Stefon's little brother and we could do a whole skit without breaking character that'd be pretty awesome, that would be the one."

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A.J. McLean: 'My Wife Caught Baby Fever'

A.J. McLean: 'My Wife Caught Baby Fever'

Originally posted 11/11/2014 08:05AM

"I leave on tour in April, so we're thinking right around April we'll make a baby," he tells PEOPLE

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A.J. McLean: My Daughter Ava Is My 'Number One Fan' | AJ McLean

A.J. McLean: My Daughter Ava Is My 'Number One Fan'

Originally posted 09/23/2014 09:35AM

"She has never seen me perform live, so I have no idea how she knows it's my voice," he tells PEOPLE of his daughter hearing his music

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Backstreet Boy Nick Carter Ties the Knot – See the Photo

UpdatePosted 04/13/2014 11:30AM

Nick Carter Marries Lauren Kitt

Originally posted 04/12/2014 05:00PM

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter wed Lauren Kitt on Saturday, a source confirms to PEOPLE – and it's something the groom himself thought wouldn't happen.

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A.J. McLean: I'd Like to Take Justin Bieber Under My Wing

A.J. McLean: I'd Like to Take Justin Bieber Under My Wing

Originally posted 01/27/2014 10:50AM

Justin Bieber is going through a very public rough patch as he not-so-successfully juggles worldwide fame with coming of age. But one person who gets it is A.J. McLean, who quit high school to join the Backstreet Boys in the '90s.

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What If Every Boy Band Member Was an Ice Cream Flavor? | 'N Sync, Justin Timberlake

What If Every Boy Band Member Was an Ice Cream Flavor?

Originally posted 01/06/2014 08:30AM

Boy band members are a lot like ice-cream flavors: There's such a wide variety that it's always hard to pick exactly which one is your very favorite.

But what if every boy-band member actually was an ice-cream flavor?

Well, then they would be the ice-cream flavors on this list.

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PHOTO: Backstreet's Back – with Panda Cubs!

UpdatePosted 05/31/2013 05:00PM

The Daily Treat: The Backstreet Boys Cause Panda-monium

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.

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