Millennium

Thoughts: Why does “I Want It That Way” get so much flack?

The year was 1999 and the best-selling album was none other than my favorite band-Backstreet Boys smash , “Millennium”. Millennium spent ten weeks at number one on the chart, selling 1,130,000 copies in its first week of release, establishing a new record for the largest...

This day in Backstreet Boys history: August 14, 1999

This day in Backstreet Boys history: August 14, 1999

On this day in Backstreet Boys history – August 14, 1999 – the boys sold out their U.S. leg of their Into the Millennium tour (39 shows) in one day. How about ‘dem apples? Yes, that was 16 years ago today! Enjoy the video below...

Flashback Friday: Backstreet Boys’ “Into The Millennium” Tour in Barcelona

Flashback Friday: Backstreet Boys’ “Into The Millennium” Tour in Barcelona

There is always time for the Millennium tour. For this Flashback Friday, take a look at the video we captured and uploaded of the 1999 Barcelona “Into The Millennium” tour. It’s not GREAT quality, but it’s pretty good and better than nothing! Enjoy!

Throwback Thursday: 1999 @BackstreetBoys Millennium Press Conference in Orlando

Throwback Thursday: 1999 @BackstreetBoys Millennium Press Conference in Orlando

Check out a pretty cool video of the Backstreet Boys’ press conference with fans from their 1999 Orlando stop for their record breaking “Millennium” tour. The video includes a brief interview with AJ’s mom, Denise, and has a little cameo from BOTB supporter and friend...

Video: Happy 16th birthday, Millennium (@BackstreetBoys)

Video: Happy 16th birthday, Millennium (@BackstreetBoys)

On May 18, 1999, the Backstreet Boys released their third international release (second U.S.), “Millennium” and shattered weekly record sales. “Millennium” entered the Billboard 200 at number one, where it remained for 10 non-consecutive weeks. It sold 1,134,000 copies in its first week of release,...

Poll: What’s your favorite song off ‘Millennium’?

Poll: What’s your favorite song off ‘Millennium’?

Everybody has a favorite song off of an album. Even with one of the biggest boy band songs ever on the album (“I Want It That Way”), what is your favorite song from “Millennium”?

Happy 15th anniversary “Millennium”

Happy 15th anniversary “Millennium”

The landscape of popular music changed forever on May 18, 1999 – 15 years ago tomorrow. The Backstreet Boys released their second U.S. release (third worldwide) on Jive Records. The album, “Millennium,” featured the first single “I Want It That Way”. In the first week...