April 29, 2001 - Girls started
camping out a month before the Backstreet Boys concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil,
waiting for their show next week. Read more.
29, 2001 - The Backstreet Boys star in their first-ever network television
special, titled Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life, on May 30 from 8-9 p.m.
ET on CBS. Read more.
April 29, 2001 - Nick Carter
is featured here in an autographed photo auction on ebay. The 8x10 photo,
item #1426734716, is unbid at $39.95 and the auction ends May 2nd.
April 28, 2001 - Planethollywood.com
reports on Sweden's credit for creating some of the biggest names in pop,
including *NSYNC, Britney Spears, the Backstreet Boys, LFO and Westlife.
April 27, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Backstreet Boys, Shaggy, Nelly, Enya, Nelly Furtado
and Anastacia performed at the World Music Awards, to be taped Wednesday
in Monte Carlo and to air May 28 on ABC.
April 25, 2001 - Wireimage.com
has press room photos of the Backstreet Boys to the Kid's Choice Awards
[pages 3/4]. For arrival photos, check here
April 24, 2001 - Thanks StorieTella.
Willa Ford was on WDRQ in Detroit on Monday revealing that she's still
friends with Nick and the two talk regularly on the phone and he always
tells her how proud of her he is.
April 22, 2001 - Nick Carter
pied his younger brother Aaron in the face as he accepted the Favorite
Rising Star award at the Nickelodean Kid's Choice Awards. Later, Nick's
sister Leslie tried to return the favor but was too slow. The Backstreet
Boys performed More Than That. Unfortuantely AJ couldn't make it as his
grandmother passed away two days ago.
April 22, 2001 - An autographed
photo of Nick Carter is up for bids on ebay. The photo, item #1424838763,
is bid at $21 and the auction ends April 22nd.
April 21, 2001 - Not about
Nick, but the Star interviewed Stella Galvan, who claims to have had sex
with A.J. McLean and took her viriginity when she was apparently only 16.
April 20, 2001 - PBS Frontline
did a special this week on The Merchants of Cool and focused on MTV and
TRL, quoting New York Times music critic Ann Powers as saying, "For the
Backstreet Boys, for *NSYNC--whose image is all tied up with whether they're
number one versus even number two, when number two is seen as a failure
for an artist--that's a lot about TRL. The whole idea that you can sell
so many millions of albums and still be considered kind of a flop, well,
that's very much of this era and I think Total Request Live has completely
intensified that." PBS will re-air the eye-opening special May 1st.
April 15, 2001 - News of
the World reports Nick Carter has been suffering from severe bouts of depression.
Nick confessed, "Whenever the Boys have time off, I just donít know what
to do, so I end up playing video games, watching TV and over-eating." Read
April 14, 2001 - The video
clip of Kathy Griffin interviewing the Backstreet Boys before Mariah Carey
was awarded Artist of the Decade at the Billboard Awards is on Mariah's
site. Click the 'special moment' link.
April 14, 2001 - MTVasia.com
reports the Backstreet Boys have grown to hate being asked the same questions
over and over. Kevin revealed, "The one that's frustrating is when
people ask, 'What's the craziest things a fan's ever done?' Because I can
never remember. But, 'How did you guys get together?' or 'What's your favourite
colour?' are frustrating. I like talking more about the music."
April 12, 2001 - MTVasia.com
reports A.J. McLean has constant nightmares that he and his bandmates will
one day be exposed as performance frauds. Read more.
April 8, 2001 - Aaron Carter
joked to Wall of Sound about pulling pranks on his brother Nick admitting,
"When they're asleep, my brother and my manager, I put shaving cream in
their hands and tickle their nose and they smash it into their faces. I
know how to get away - fast." Read more.
April 6, 2001 - The New York
Post reports Willa Ford may have moved on after her long relationship with
Nick Carter after she's been spotted with British pop star Craig David.
Ford's publicist insists they're "just friends."
April 5, 2001 - REM's Michael
Stipe is taking shots at the top pop artists and includes Eminem in the
bunch telling NME, "One of the great things about being around as long
as we have is you watch stuff come and go," Stipe told NME.COM. "It's there,
it serves its purpose, it's gone. I really like the disposable pop music
that's prevalent on American pop radio: *NSYNC and Backstreet Boys and
Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera and Eminem." Asked to comment if
Em just like the other bands mentioned, he said, "Very much...It's no less
April 5, 2001 - The Backstreet
Boys will be part of an all-star lineup paying tribute to soul queen Aretha
Franklin at a VH-1 Divas concert in New York on April 10th. Also performing
will be Janet Jackson, Mary J Blige, Kid Rock, and Jill Scott.
April 5, 2001 - Getmusic.com
has an animated short feature with AJ McLean where Absolute Zero's Vita
and Ozzy grill him about the bands new album and his new bad-boy look.
Check it out here.
April 1, 2001 - The Backstreet
Boys are shown here posing before a press conference in Mexico City, Saturday,
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