Most Influential Boy Bands


Boy bands evolved decades ago, and their popularity peaked during the 60s with bands like the “Monkees”. However, the 90s and 2000s era also produced major boy bands who dominated the charts and hearts of millions around the world. We picked the four most influential boy bands of our recent times.


Backstreet Boys: The American Boy band formed in 1993, and it consists of 5 members A.J McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell. They are the best-selling boy band in history selling over 130 million records worldwide.

One Direction: The English-Irish group formed in the 2010 X-factor series and they finished third. However, they topped the charts with their four albums, and became one of the most successful boy bands around the world. In March 2015 Zayn Malik announced his departure from the group.


NSYNC: The band which was formed in Orlando, florida in 1995 consisted of Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone, and Lance Bass. They had plenty of hit songs such as I want you back, Tearin’ up my heart, Bye Bye Bye and others. After breaking up Justin Timberlake resumed his music career as a solo artist selling millions and earning plenty of awards.

Take That: The British group formed in 1990 with 5 members featuring Robbie Williams, but the band currently consists of 3 members with their lead singer Gary Barlow. They sold millions of records, and they are still achieving success worldwide.