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  • Backstreet Boy AJ McLean Proposes to Girlfriend

    Posted Jan 10th 2010 at 08:37 AM by PopEater Staff

    Backstreet Boy AJ McLean celebrated his 32nd birthday in Las Vegas on Friday night by proposing to his girlfriend Rochelle Deanna Karidis on the stage of Hard Rock Hotel's Wasted Space nightclub. "She seemed very surprised and didn't seem to know why he was getting on stage," the witness tells PEOPLE. "He got up on stage and the DJ turned the music off. He asked her to come up on stage and h...

  • O Boy Band Romeo, Wherefore Art Thou?

    Posted Nov 6th 2009 at 05:00 PM by Laura Ferreiro

    Those synchronized dance moves, color-coordinated outfits, four-part harmonies and emotive solos -- who does them better than boy bands? With the Backstreet Boys (photo, left) in the midst of a "comeback" tour and Robbie Williams' recent announcement that he plans to perform again with Take That (photo, right), we thought it only fitting to find out what their contemporary boy bands have been up...

  • Swine Flu Isn't Always Bad for Celebs

    Posted Nov 6th 2009 at 11:00 AM by Jo Piazza

    The swine flu has brought a lot of things to a lot of people (fever, fear, phlegm), but who knew that a quadruple reassortant virus could help musicians sell albums. In what at first glance seemed like unfortunate timing, Boyz II Men singer Shawn Stockman was struck ill by the virus last week. But the upside was that all of a sudden everyone became all interested in Boyz II Men again and handil...

  • About to Pop: Kaci Battaglia

    Posted Oct 19th 2009 at 12:00 PM by Ashley Iasimone

    Who: Kaci Battaglia Video: 'Crazy Possessive' Hails From: Clearwater, Fla. For Fans Of: Christina Aguilera, Jessie James Why She's About to Pop: By the time Kaci Battaglia was 13, she had a record deal with Curb Records, several Top 10 singles, and had toured around the world with the Backstreet Boys, Jessica Simpson, Bow Wow and more. The singer, hailing from Florida, was well on her way to whir...

  • Who Is Max Martin? A Hitmaking 'Beast'

    Posted Oct 14th 2009 at 05:00 PM by Steve Baltin

    Sure, it was Katy Perry who kissed a girl and Britney Spears who sang "Livin' in sin is the new thing," but the words are actually those of Max Martin, a 38-year-old Swedish producer that some would argue is the biggest pop songwriter in the world. "He was the guy who ushered in teen pop being more like a form of creative expression," Ann Powers, pop music critic for the L.A. Times tells PopEat...

  • Exclusive: Fellow Backstreet Boy 'Bummed' About Littrell's Swine Flu

    Posted Oct 8th 2009 at 01:20 PM by Steve Baltin

    Talk about bad timing. The Backstreet Boys have crafted a new album, 'This is Us,' they are incredibly proud of, working with the likes of T-Pain, Ne-Yo, Max Martin, and more. And after months of preparation and rehearsals, the week of release date, with appearances booked on 'Ellen,' Jimmy Kimmel, and Conan O'Brien among others, BSB's Brian Littrell was diagnosed with Swine Flu. "It's a part o...

  • Girls on Pop: This Week in Swine

    Posted Oct 6th 2009 at 06:45 PM by PopEater Staff

    The ladies of PopEater discuss the swine flu that prevented a Backstreet Boys invasion, David Letterman's post-confessional balancing act, Gosselin-gate and Levi Johnston's bizarre career aspirations. Want Girls To-Go? Grab Them on iTunes >>>...

  • Backstreet Boys' Brian Littrell Diagnosed With Swine Flu

    Posted Oct 5th 2009 at 05:16 PM by PopEater Staff

    The Backstreet Boys have been forced to cancel their New York City promotional tour because member Brian Littrell has been diagnosed with the swine flu. The other three members -- Nick Carter, Howie Dorough and AJ McLean -- have seen a doctor and are not showing any symptoms. "We were really looking forward to spending time with our closest fans and friends in NYC... I hope we can come back soo...

  • Backstreet Boys Grow Up on New Album

    Posted Sep 3rd 2009 at 03:13 PM by Benjy Eisen

    Despite the benefits of success, some pop stars still don't have a say in their creative process. With their seventh studio album, 'This Is Us,' the Backstreet Boys are trying to change all that. "For years, it was always the record company that was kind of running the ship," Backstreet Boy AJ McLean tells PopEater. "On this particular record, it was kind of us running our own lives for the very f...

  • Nick Carter Supports Little Brother Aaron on 'Dancing With the Stars'

    Posted Aug 24th 2009 at 03:00 PM by Steve Baltin

    PopEater recently visited the Backstreet Boys at a Hollywood studio where they were rehearsing for their upcoming tour. While there, we spoke with Nick Carter about the group's new album, 'This Is Us,' and his younger brother, Aaron, who will be a contestant on this season of 'Dancing With the Stars.' "I'm excited for him," Nick said. "I think he's going to really do well cause my brother's doing ...


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