Dancing with the Stars contestant Nick Carter fulfilled all of your Backstreet Boys fantasies on last night’s episode, themed “Most Memorable Year.” Nick chose 1992 as his most memorable year because that was when he met the other members of Backstreet Boys. In honor of the boy band, Nick and dancing partner Sharna Burgess did an epic rendition of “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back),” sending your nostalgia levels into overload.
Nick proved that he’s still got it by spinning into oblivion and giving Sharna a little faux ass-slap to show that yes, he’s sexual. There was a little bit of this:
And most importantly, there was this:
At the very end, the backdrop lit up in green lights that spelled out “NICK.” Classic.
Prepping for the throwback dance brought up some serious feels for Nick, who cried in the episode. He explained that Backstreet Boys was his saving grace because he “came from a dysfunctional family,” according to E!. Guess who showed up during the dance rehearsal for emotional support? A.J. McLean! Backstreet Boys until the end.
Watch Nick and Sharna’s explosive dance to “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” here.