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Backstreet Boys Back On Top With Number 1 Album

Emily Reily 6 Feb 2019

Everyone's favorite boy band, Backstreet Boys, is back, and in a big way.

Backstreet Boys To Men

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Billboard writes that for the first time, the Backstreet Boys have hit the top spot for the Billboard Artist 100 Chart. It's hard to believe the Boys could hit another milestone this late in the game, but here we are.

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Billboard Is the Industry Standard

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Their new album, DNA, is also at the top spot on the Billboard 200 with 234,000 album units, as Nielsen Music reports. Billboard of course, is highly respected and the gold standard when viewing and analyzing album sales and artist performance.

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Americans Get Their Music in Myriad Ways

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As Billboard writes, the Artist 100 measures an artist's activity across several mediums, such as social media, radio airplay and streaming services. And the group is showing their appreciation. "OUR NEW ALBUM DNA IS OFFICIALLY #1! #BSBDNA1 WE’RE BLOWN AWAY. THANK YOU #BSBArmy #KTBSPA" they wrote on Twitter.

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Who Hasn't Sung A Backstreet Boys Song in the Car?

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Backstreet Boys have been around forever, seemingly, so it's no surprise they'd perform so well online and on the radio.

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They're Professionals

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After more than 20 years in American pop, these guys know what they're doing. And the fans continue to respond. Mashable posted a recent story about a big group of folks singing "I Want It That Way" perfectly. For some artists, that's considered success.

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"Larger Than Life" Indeed

MTV Classics is getting in on all the Backstreet Boys news, since they have plenty of material to choose from.

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Rob Thomas Approves

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Rob Thomas took to social media to throw a compliment the Boys' way. "Congrats to @backstreetboys on the new album! Well done, men. #killing," wrote the Matchbox Twenty singer.

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The Boys Are All Grown Up

As Billboard Charts posted yesterday, Backstreet Boys towered over megastars like Ariana Grande, Halsey, Cardi B, Post Malone and Drake. Pretty impressive for a boy band.

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Their Reach Seems Infinite

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The group will be going out on tour soon, so this can only be seen as great news and an indicator that they're on the right track.

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