Backstreet's back, all right!
The biggest selling "boy band" of all time (100 million albums), theBackstreet Boys are heading back to Australia in 2020 for a national arena tour.
AJ McLean, Brian Littrell, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough and Kevin Richardson have been entertaining fans for more than 25 years and are expanding their massive world tour to Australia starting at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Wednesday, May 20, before visiting Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
Fans will hear their harmony-laden vocal prowess and arsenal of hits such as I Want It That Way,Everybody (Backstreet's Back) and As Long As You Love Me, plus songs from their 10th studio album, DNA.
DNA features the Grammy nominated single Don't Go Breaking My Heart andChances.
"We were able to bring all of our influences and styles into one coherent piece of work. These songs are a great representation of who we are as individuals and who we are as a group. It's our DNA. We're really proud of that," Kevin Richardson said.
After 14 months of setting and breaking records in Las Vegas, Backstreet Boys' 80-show residency Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life ended on April 27.
Produced by Live Nation, The Backstreet Boys DNA World Tour - their largest arena tour in 18 years - began on May 11, with sell-out performances throughout Europe and the United Kingdom, and is currently trekking across North America.
"Vegas was amazing and the UK, European and US dates have been an absolute party," said Howie D. "Now it's time for us to visit our fans all over the world."
"The journey is ongoing with us and there is so much left to do," added Brian Littrell. "We're living the next chapter that hasn't been told yet, and that's exciting."
Tickets will go on sale at noon on Monday, September 23.
Optus customers can be among the first to secure tickets during the Optus Perks presale, starting at 3pm (local time), Tuesday, September 17. Visit optusperks.com.au or download My Optus App today.
My Live Nation members can secure tickets during the pre-sale starting at 3pm for all cities except Perth at 4pm on Thursday, September 19.
The DNA World Tour - Australia 2020
BRISBANE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE
WEDNESDAY MAY 20
QUDOS BANK ARENA, SYDNEY
FRIDAY MAY 22
ROD LAVER ARENA, MELBOURNE
TUESDAY MAY 26
RAC ARENA, PERTH
SATURDAY MAY 30