The Backstreet Boys, one of the biggest boy bands of the late 90s and early 00s, is going back on tour. Kicking off in August, they’ll be joined by Jesse McCartney and Jersey Shore’s DJ Pauly D.

Over the last few months, the Backstreet Boys have released their latest album, accepted a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame and announced an upcoming documentary. On Monday, Nick Carter told Ryan Seacrest that he, Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson, A.J. McLean and Howie Dorough would kick off their In A World Like This tour on Aug. 2 in Chicago.

This year, marks the Backstreet Boys 20th year as a group. Starting with 1997’s self-titled album, BSB released a string of multi-platinum selling albums. Millennium, which came out in 1999, sold over 1 million copies in the first week and went on to sell over 30 million internationally. They’ve been nominated for 8 Grammy’s.

Tickets for the In A World Like This tour will go on sale Friday, May 17. The band’s website has a full list of tour dates and locations.


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