Q&A

Nick Carter: We Did Not Want Backstreet Boys Dolls

by Darryl Smyers

20 years ago, The Backstreet Boys were unleashed on an unsuspecting American public and the "boy band" phenomenon of the late '90s was officially under way. Inspired partly by the great doo-wop groups of the '50s and partly by the R&B of the '90s, Nick Carter and the rest of the boys were quickly scooped into international stardom.

From a tour stop in Cincinnati, Nick Carter was kind enough to talk to us about the Backstreet Boys' road to continued success and why they didn't change their name to Backstreet Men.

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