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Nick Carter And The Backstreet Boys Aren’t Impressed By Justin Bieber Or One Direction

Nick Carter And The Backstreet Boys Think Justin Bieber Is Lame, One Direction Is Boring featureThe Backstreet Boys sat down with Elle to discuss its new Vegas residency and shared their thoughts on the new wave of boy bands and young men singing and dancing their ways to the top of the charts. Apparently, Nick Carter thinks Justin Bieber’s bad boy image is bunch of bull.

“I’ll tell you this: There is some shit that AJ and I both did that I’m really glad that social media wasn’t around for,” Nick said. “Because Justin Bieber couldn’t hold a candle to what we did.”

“We would have been like TMZ’s saving grace, bro,” AJ added, “just anything from me being drunk or irate at a club. Or me walking naked down the hallway in a hotel for no apparent reason.” AJ went on to say that the Backstreet Boys didn’t have nearly an easy time as Justin in their rise to fame.

“But, the fame now—it’s like night and day,” he said. “Without social media, without YouTube, without instant access, we had to do everything grassroots. We had to do every interview, every radio show, every outlet. We had to go to every country—that was the only way to do it. There was no Instagram, or posting things on YouTube to get a record deal.”

Backstreet apparently isn’t impressed with Justin’s career or his partying. But he isn’t the only one who has them yawning. The pop icons turned Vegas installations are apparently bored by One Direction, too.

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Fifth Harmony, Meghan Trainor And More Get Ready For First Night Of Jingle Ball

Fifth Harmony, Meghan Trainor And More Get Ready For First Night Of The Jingle Ball featureHailee Steinfeld may have been the first performer to let the world know she’s ready for Tuesday night’s Jingle Ball show, but she wasn’t the last. On the day of the show, several stars are taking to social media to share how excited they are to be headed to Dallas for the first night of the annual holiday event.

Fifth Harmony tweeted about being amped for the show. Dinah Jane Hansen ran into AJ McLean of the Backstreet Boys at the Dallas airport and showed up on his social feeds. The two talked about getting ready for the show and how their age gap feels in the vid. Former Backstreet collaborator Meghan Trainor also shared a pic of herself and boyfriend,Darryl Sabara on their way to the show.

Check out tweets and Instagram posts from several of Tuesday night’s performers belowt. See the full lineup for all the upcoming Jingle Ball stops here.

(Photo credits: 106.1 KIIS FM, Meghan Trainor, Alessia Cara and Backstreet Boys Instagram accounts; Fifth Harmony, The Chainsmokers and AJ McLean Twitter accounts)

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The Backstreet Boys Approve Of Joe Jonas’ Tribute

Backstreet Boys Approve Of Joe Jonas HomageJoe Jonas may be a part of one of the most famous boy bands of all time, but he knows how to pay respect to his forefathers. Even though he’s moved on to his new band DNCE, he’s still in touch with his boy band roots. As proof, Joe posted a video of himself recreating the Backstreet Boys’ “I Want It That Way,” and the Backstreet Boys took notice.

In the short clip, Joe is mimicking the classic all-white look the boy band wears in the song’s music video. As he stands on a cliff overlooking the sea, Joe serves up his best sultry face as he extends a hand to the camera. The Backstreet Boys retweeted the video with a comment expressing their approval.

But the real question might be what Joe is doing in the monochromatic getup at the beach with Cole Whittle.

Check out what the Backstreet Boys had to say about Joe’s vid below.

(Photo credits: Joe Jonas Instagram account)

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Meghan Trainor Teams Up With Backstreet Boys For “Greatest Hits”

Meghan Trainor Teams Up With Backstreet Boys For One Of The Greatest HitsMeghan Trainor traveled back in time with Backstreet Boys on Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Greatest Hits.” They paired up for a performance of the boy band’s 1999 hit “I Want It That Way.” Before taking the stage, the band spat out a brief cover of Meghan’s “All About That Bass.” The members of Backstreet Boys were so pleased with the performance that they later took to social media with a video that proposed an actual collaboration with Meghan.

Tori Kelly was also featured in the latest episode of the six-week special, and she teamed up with Jewel. The two sang Jewel’s 1995 track “You Were Meant For Me.”

Check out all of the performances below.

What would you think about a new duet between Meghan and Backstreet Boys?

(Photo credit: Backstreet Boys Twitter account, Greatest Hits on ABC Instagram account)

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Meghan Trainor Is About To Up Her Cool Level, But Not To 98 Degrees

Meghan Trainor Is About To Up Her Cool Level, But Not To 98 Degrees.Meghan Trainor will be living her dream on the next episode of ABC’s six-week series “Greatest Hits.” This week’s episode is dedicated to the ’90s, so, obviously, Meghan will be teaming up with the Backstreet Boys. She will be teaming up with the boy band for a rendition of “I Want It That Way,” and she’s most excited for her mom to hear the performance.

Check out the teasers below and tune in Thursday at 9/8c on ABC for the entire show.

Are you excited for the duet?

(Photo credits: Meghan Trainor Instagram account; Backstreet Boys and Greatest Hits Twitter accounts)

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