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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.

April 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. Read more.

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 here [pages 3/4]. For arrival photos, check here [pages 5/18].

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. Read more.

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 more.

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 official 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 packaged."

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, March 24th.

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