Thursday , 8 December 2016

From Boys To Men: Boys Bands Back Then vs Now

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NSYNC in 1999…

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…and in 2013, helping their old pal Justin Timberlake receive the MTV VMA Video Vanguard Award.

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The Backstreet Boys in 1995.

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And the Backstreet Boys in 2016.

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From left: Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, and A.J. McLean
98 Degrees in 1998…

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From left to right: Jeff Timmons, Nick Lachey, Justin Jeffre and Drew Lachey.
…and 98 Degrees in 2016.

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New Kids on the Block hangin’ tough in 1989…

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…and NKOTB all dressed up circa 2015.

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One Direction at the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 in 2010…

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…and four-fifths of One Direction in 2016.

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Oh! And there’s Zayn Malik!

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Bel Biv Devoe in 1990.

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On the cover of their hit single “Do Me.”
And Bel Biv Devoe in 2014.

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LFO in 1999, presumably not eating Chinese food.

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And here they are now. (Lead singer Rich Cronin died from leukemia in 2010.)

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Devin Lima (left) and Brad Frischetti (right).
O-Town in 2001.

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Aw man, remember YM?
Here’s four-fifths of O-Town in 2014.

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And here’s Ashley Parker Angel now.

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Pls follow if you want lots of shirtless and pantless fauxtos of APA.
The Wanted in 2010…

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…and the boys of The Wanted in 2016.

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The band’s been ~ on haitus ~ since 2014.

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Take That in 1991.

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Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, and Mark Owen of Take That in 2016. They still perform as the band.

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And Robbie Williams performs as a solo artist.

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Blackstreet in 1990…

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…and Blackstreet in 2014.

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Color Me Badd in 1990.

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Really wanting to sex u up, tbh.
And Color Me Badd in 2016, minus Sam Watters (the guy who looks like Kenny G).

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Hanson in 1997 at the U.S. Open.

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And Hanson in 2016.

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Just playing some kazoos, of course.
The Jonas Brothers in 2006.

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Just chillin’ at MTV’s TRL.
Joe, Nick, and (sigh) Kevin, today.

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Boyz II Men in 1992.

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And Boyz II Men in 2015 performing on Grease Live.

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New Edition in 1989.

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…And New Edition in 2016.

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