Boy bands have been a staple of pop music since rock first began to roll more than 60 years ago. The earliest "bands" were probably barbershop quartets in the 19th century and the doo-wop groups of the s. But starting in the early '60s when the Beatles hit the pop charts for the first time, boy bands started to become big musical business. Take a musical trip back in time and get to know 30 of the biggest boy bands of all time.
Jealousy, revenge, allegedly murderous behavior in a Beverly Hills mansion… The story we reported last week about Mexican pop star and former RBD boy band member Christian Chavez pictured reads like an episode of an awesome telenovela. That big. I was in love with him and I believe he was in love with me. There were a couple of other guys in Cincinnati-based 98 Degrees pictured besides Drew and Nick Lachey.
The results are in. Who is the greatest boy band? How the results were tallied: Percentage of votes multiplied by the number associated with that percentage. Only rankings of 3 and higher were counted.
Though these pop stars were preceded by the likes of the Beatles and followed by the mania that is One Direction, the trios, quartets, and quintets of the millennium have a special place in pop history. While they topped charts in the U. The group saw its highs with a appearance on Even Stevens and a No. Pop fans knew they loved Darren Hayes and Daniel Jones of Savage Garden before they met them, dreaming them into life. Within months they released the holiday record Santa Hooked Me Up and the sophomore album Pandemonium!