Backstreet Boys Coming Up With ‘Great Record’ In August! #FTW!

After almost 25 years in the music business and 8 Top 5 studio albums, the Backstreet Boys are showing no signs of slowing down.

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They have announced the release of their ninth (eight in the United States) album, which will hit the shelves and iTunes somewhere around August 2016. The band recently performed at Miss USA 2016, and they are set to perform for ABC’s new series Greatest Hits, along with pop singer Meghan Tainor. They even announced a Las Vegas residency trial run. Regardless of the Boys’ busy schedule, the band has also been very busy in the studio.

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Band member Brian Littrell announced on his Instagram page that the band has been working on new music for quite some time now, and fans can expect a release in late August. “Doing something we’ve never done before…. BSB feature with FGL….. Great record…. Comes out late August,” said Littrell on his Instagram page. Nick Carter also confirmed this with a post of his own on his Instagram page.

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“In the studio with my @backstreetboys recording a song for @flagaline new album. Also working on the new backstreet album as well. Get ready!!! #backstreetboys #countrymusic #floridageorgialine #new music #collaboration,” wrote Carter under his picture. They released their last studio album, In a World Like This, back in 2013 and it was a critical and commercial success, selling more than 800,000 copies world wide.

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It was their first album under the band’s own record label K-BAHN. In a World Like This was their first album featuring the five original members since 2006, when Richardson left to pursue other interests. The album was an instant success. It debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200. Their promotional single, “Permanent Strain”, co-written by Nick Carter, was released on May 20, 2013, and was even offered as a free download with a ticket purchase of a ticket for their album tour, In a World Like This.

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They have been working on their new album since December of last year, six months after the release of their new documentary, Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of. In a February interview for Billboard, Nick Carter, where he spoke about the Backstreet Boys’ early days, as well as their upcoming album. “We actually started working on our next album, and will be continuing to work on it throughout the year. We’re going on our first cruise to the Mediterranean in May and are all excited about it. The fans had been asking us to do a European cruise for a while and I’m glad we are finally getting to do one,” said Carter.

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Well, it looks like it’s officially on, guys. The Backstreet Boys are back with a new album.