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From Backstreet Boys To Dream Street: The Surprising Real Stories Behind Famous Boy Band Names

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Boy bands have really odd names when you think about it. Which “back street” are the Backstreet Boys from? Do they even have back streets in Orlando, oh excuse me, I meant O-Town. What’s with that extra apostrophe in ‘N SYNC? And what the hell does BBMak mean anyway? Now that the excitement of the summer tour season has died down, we’ve got plenty of time to obsess over such things. We decided to go past the frosted tips of the story and find out how these boys – Backstreet or otherwise – got their names. Read more…

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Forgotten Pop Bands of The Early 2000s That We Still Secretly Love

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Let’s be honest: you would still rock out to “Absolutely (Story of a Girl)” if you heard it today. And “Steal My Sunshine” is still your summer jam and you know it! Pop bands of the early 2000s like had an energy that can’t be touched, and catchy hooks that can’t be beaten. That’s why the names soulDecision S Club 7, and Steps will NEVER leave us.

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