Backstreet Boys (1996)
Backstreet Boys is the first studio album and first self-titled album released by the North American pop group “Backstreet Boys”. The album was released with great success in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Canada. It contains the first five singles of the band, which were later included in their first US debut album Backstreet Boys (USA) released in 1997. This album, as has been common in the Backstreet Boys’ albums, has several editions for different markets. The German edition was considered as standard for the list of songs on the album. The release date of the album is a bit controversial, in some places it is announced that it was in 1995, and in others in 1996. The confusion could be due to the release of the different versions of the album in the different markets. In the official lists of European countries, including Germany, Switzerland and Austria, they give a release date of May 6, 1996.
Backstreet’s Back (1997)
Backstreet’s Back is the second album of the American pop band Backstreet Boys. It was launched internationally on August 11, 1997, except in the United States. It was continuation of his successful self-titled debut album. Some songs from this album, and the previous release were compiled in a second self-titled album whose release coincided with this album (exclusive for the United States). There were some small differences between the versions of songs released on this album and the American album. It was also a “compact disc”. The first song recorded for this album was a version of “Set Adrift On Memory Bliss” (original by P.M. Dawn) in 1996 along with “If You Stay”, which was not in the list of songs on this album. The three singles released from this album became the three most successful singles. Along with the US release, the Backstreet Boys album sold 42 million copies, but in reality alone sold more than 28 million copies worldwide.
Backstreet Boys (1997)
Backstreet Boys is the second self-titled album by the group Backstreet Boys. The first was Backstreet Boys in 1996, which was not released in the United States. This second self-titled album was released in 1997 and was his debut album in the country. It became one of the most successful debut albums of all time. The album reached number 4 on the Billboard charts and has been certified 14x Platinum (Diamond) by the RIAA for retail sales. This was also reported as the second highest seller in the last fourteen years by Music Club in 2003, which managed to sell 1.72 million units. Along with the international launch Backstreet’s Back which sold 28 million copies, it sold 42 million albums worldwide.
This album is a collection of songs of the first and second international album of Backstreet Boys, in 1996 and 1997. The album was sent in 1997 so that it coincided with Backstreet’s Back. Both albums share the same cover, only with slight differences.
Millennium is the name of the third studio album recorded by the American pop group Backstreet Boys. It was released to the market by the record company Jive Records on May 18, 1999. It broke several records, and is one of the best-selling albums in history, selling more than 30 million albums worldwide, its greatest success to date. date. In the United States, it has the record of collection in a year, with 11 million in 1999. He was nominated for five Grammy awards and won four top 40, including the single “I Want It That Way.”
Millennium set a record of more albums sold in its first week in the United States, selling 1.2 million copies in a week. Note 1 Millennium obtained platinum records in at least 45 countries and has sold more than 30 million copies all over the world.1 2 3 It is the second best selling album of the nineties and one of the best selling of all time.
Black & Blue (2000)
Black & Blue is the name of the fourth (third in the United States) studio album recorded by the American pop band Backstreet Boys, following the album Millennium in 1999. It was released by the record company Jive Records on November 21, 2000. In the United States, Black & Blue sold 1.6 million albums in its first week of release, making them the first band in the history of Soundscan to have a million albums in the first week of sales. The album had the best sales internationally in a week for the history of an album selling more than 5 million copies in its first week of sales. The album was the eighth best selling album in the United States in 2000. The album won a platinum status in more than 30 countries and a Gold certification in 10 regions around the world during its first week of release. Despite the excellent sales, Black & Blue never hit the expectations that the first two albums had made. The first single of the album was “Shape Of My Heart”, followed by “The Call” and “More Than That”. The members of the band co-wrote five songs and wrote two songs on this album, a departure from previous albums, which showed less of their own compositions. They composed songs like “Time”, “Shining Star” among others; They also devoted themselves to learn opera to better perform songs “a capella” as is customary in the group, including a re-edition of “All I Have To Give” included in some editions of Black & Blue in Europe, Asia and Australia. Black & Blue sold 24 million albums worldwide.
Never Gone (2005)
Never Gone is the fifth album that marks the return by the American vocal group Backstreet Boys. Originally to be released in 2004, the release date was postponed to June 14, 2005 for unknown reasons. The album varies musically from its previous albums, with a pop rock sound. Unlike their previous albums, the album featured only live instruments.
The first single of the album is “Incomplete”, and is followed by “Just Want You To Know”. The third world single is “I Still …”. Other songs are “Weird World”, “Beautiful Woman”, and “Climbing The Walls”. Never Gone has been certified platinum in the US It sold 293,000 copies during its first week, and debuted at number three on Billboard 200. In Japan, it sold 528,000 copies and was the second-largest western musician album of 2005.
Never Gone was released as DualDisc. The DualDisco shows the music video “Incomplete” and a short documentary showing the video. It was also released on a CD and DVD edition.
This was the last album in which Kevin Richardson collaborated, since he left the band to pursue other interests after the conclusion of his world tour.
The Never Gone Tour started soon after the release of the album.
On December 20, 2005, they released Never Gone “The Videos”, which included behind-the-scenes footage of “Incomplete” and the video, along with “Just Want You To Know” (behind the scenes, the original video, and the Sphyntker), and his new single “I Still …” included comments from the Backstreet Boys on the set of the video. The DVD also includes a slideshow with the music of “Just Want You Know” and an interview in Germany about their upcoming tour.
Unbreakable is the sixth studio album by Backstreet Boys. It was released to the market on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 in Japan and on Tuesday, October 30 in the United States by Jive Records. This is the first Backstreet Boys album without Kevin Richardson, The album contains several musical styles and also an “Intro” something totally new for the group, besides having the participation of JC Chasez (ex-member of NSYNC) as producer in the song “Treat Me Right”.
In Japan, Brazil and Turkey the album reached # 1 in its first week and selling 102,043 copies. He held his # 1 position for the second consecutive week beating all national records of the Japanese competition, a remarkable feat for a foreign band. In the United States, the album debuted at number seven, sales reached 81,000 copies in its first week. Although the album is a moderate success worldwide, selling more than 1 million copies, it does not match the success of Never Gone in the US. where only 1,100,000 copies were sold in the first four weeks.
Shortly after Nick Carter announced that the third single would be “Everything But Mine”, Jive Records does not allow them to do it due to the little success achieved, later they carry out a poll on “MySpace” Italia for fans to choose the third single, the song winner turned out to be “Treat Me Right” and again the record company did not allow them to do it. The band decides to continue with their international tour and later record a new album with which they hope to recover the success achieved with their previous album Millennium, which sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.
This Is Us (2009)
This Is Us is the seventh studio album by the American pop band Backstreet Boys. It’s their second album since Kevin Richardson left and was released on September 30, 2009 in Japan through Sony Music Japan, on October 5, 2009 in the UK through RCA, and on October 6 in the United States. through Jive Records.
On the album, the group has met with previous collaborators and producer Max Martin (responsible for the hit “I Want It That Way”) to try to create their best album since their most successful album of the 1999 Millennium. They worked with Ryan Tedder, Claude Kelly, Jim Jonsin, and T-Pain along with others for the album.
The album debuted at number 9 on Billboard 200 making them the first group since Sade to have their first seven albums reaching the Top 10 on the list.2 RedOne produced the first single from the album “Straight Through My Heart”, which was released in August / September 2009 and reached number one in Taiwan, 72 in the United Kingdom, and 18 in Hot Dance Club Songs.
In a World Like This (2013)
In A World Like This is the eighth studio album by the Backstreet Boys that was released on July 30, 2013. Their previous album, This is Us, was released in 2009. This will be the first album with the five original members of new since Kevin Richardson left the group in 2006 to focus on his family and pursue other interests. Richardson returned permanently to the group in 2012. It will also be his first record after separating from his record company Jive Records. On May 20, 2013, the group released a promotional song for the album titled “Permanent Stain.” The song can be downloaded for free with the purchase of a ticket for the Tour. The first single from the album, also titled “In A World Like This” was released on June 25, 2013.
DNA the ninth studio album of the Backstreet Boys that will be released on January 25, 2019 through RCA Records. The album will include tracks written by Lauv, Andy Grammer and Stuart Crichton. He released the singles “Do not Go Breaking My Heart” and “Chances”, and will feature a world tour, called “DNA World Tour”.
In a press release he stated that the group “analyzed their individual DNA profiles to see what crucial element each member represents. Kevin Richardson said about the album:” We were able to incorporate all our influences and styles into a coherent work. These songs are a great representation of who we are as individuals and as a group. It is our DNA and we are very proud of that.
The group announced the name of the album and its release date on November 9, 2018 through a video in which it analyzes the DNA of each member of the group. On the same day, they also released the single “Chances” and announced the DNA Tour in support of the album, which will begin in May 2019.