The Backstreet Boys are an American vocal group formed in Orlando, Florida, in 1993. The group features singers AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell. They rose to fame at the height of ‘90s boy band fever, when rival band ‘NSYNC was hitting the airwaves and teenagers everywhere loved the Backstreet Boys’ pop music sound.
Millennium is an album released at the peak of the group’s fame. The worldwide hit single “I Want It That Way” topped singles charts around the globe, and drove hype for the album. Millennium entered the Billboard Charts at number 1 in May 1999 and sold more than a million copies in the first week. It became the best-selling album of the year, staying on the charts for an impressive 93 weeks and earning a 13x Platinum.