Rewind: 80s & 90s Forgotten Boy Bands!


In the late ‘80s and ‘90s, the “boy band fever” ruled all around. Though most of the pop stars were introduced by the likes of the Beatles and followed by the mania that is One Direction. Let’s take a look back in time and check the list of these Boy Bands, and if you can still remember them?

  • N Sync

Band Members: Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Lance Bass and Joey Fatone.


Best Jams: Bye Bye Bye, I Want You Back, It’s Gonna Be Me, This I Promise You.

  • Backstreet Boys

Band Members: Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, A. J. Mclean, Brian Littrell and Howie Dorough.


Best Jams: I Want It That Way, As long as You Love Me, Everybody.

  • 98 Degrees

Band Members: Nick Lachey, Drew Lachey, Justin Jeffre and Jeff Timmons.


Best Jams: Because of You, The Hardest Thing, My Everything.

  • Westlife

Band Members: Shane Filan, Markus Feehily, Brian McFadden, Nicky Byrne and Kian Egan.


Best Jams: My Love, You Raise Me Up, Against All Odds.

  • 5ive

Band Members: Sean Conlon, Ritchie Neville, Scott Robinson, J Brown and Abz Love.


Best Jams: When the Lights Go Out, Keep on Movin’, Everybody Get up.

  • Boyz II Men

Band Members: Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman and Wanya Morris.


Best Jams: I’ll Make Love to You, End of the Road, One Sweet Day.

  • Take That

Band Members: Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Jason Orange, Mark Owen and Robbie Williams.


Best Jams: Rule the World, The Flood, Back For Good.

  • All-4-One

Band Members: Tony Borowiak, Delious Kennedy, Alfred Nevarez, Jamie Jones


Best Jams: I Swear, So Much in Love, I Can Love You Like That.

  • New Kids on the Block

Band Members: Mark Wahlberg, Jonathan Knight, Jordan Knight, Joey Mclntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood.


Best Jams: You Got it, Please Don’t Go Girl, Step by Step.

A flashback on the look of this culture can give us a reality check on how the boy band scene has evolved over the past decade. Seeing the recent boy bands like One Direction, 21 Pilots and 5 Seconds of Summer, has to be a milestone to see how the boy band fever, which came up in the late 80s and 90s, is still relevant.