NKOTBSB was the ultimate boyband formed by NKOTB and BSB, that began to came together – after a performance at Radio City Music Hall – when BSB joined the New Kids On The Block on stage during their Casi-NO Tour (2011)
NKOTBSB released an album in 2011 and toured in 2011-2021. On June 11, 2011, they performed for the first time at Fenway Park.
History of NKOTBSB
On June 19, 2010, during NKOTB’s last concert of the Casi-NO Tour, BSB showed up as guest to performed together “I Want It That Way.”
The media started a buzz about this “ultimate” boyband; on August 17, 2010, ET online published exclusive news: “Backstreet’s back! And going on the road with New Kids on the Block! The hip-to-be-square manbands are close to signing a deal with Live Nation Entertainment for a joint U.S. tour in 2011, perhaps as early as March.”
On August 18, 2010, Billboard picked up the story as well; “The members of NKOTB and BSB may be recording a single together before the proposed tour. While Live Nation has not commented on the tour, the company is also said to be looking for a third group to round out the tour, with Boyz II Men at the top of the wish list.”
NKOTBSB at the AMA’s
On November 21, 2010, NKOTBSB performed at the 38th Annual American Music Awards, held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live (Los Angeles, CA)
On May 24, 2011, the album “NKOTBSB” was released; the next day, on May 25, 2011, the band kicked off an 80-show tour visiting North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. The concert at the O2 Arena in London – on April 29, 2012 – was streamed live via PPV and also shown in selected movie theaters.