Since the ’90s, boy groups have managed to capture the hearts of many fans across the world – and although their peak was undoubtedly during this decade, some boy groups still manage to be successful today. . Eventually, however, most boy groups end up going their separate ways and musicians continue to pursue solo careers which often tend to be very successful.
Today, we’re taking a look at some of the greatest boy groups in history and ranking them by how many albums they’ve released. From Backstreet Boys to One Direction, keep scrolling to see who made the list!
NSYNC – 3 Albums
Boy group NSYNC, consisting of Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone and Lance Bass, kick off the roster. NSYNC rose to fame in 1997, but in 2002 the five musicians decided to go their separate ways. In the five years they were active, NSYNC released three studio albums – N Sync in 1997, No strings attached in 2000, and Celebrity in 2001.
O-Town – 4 Albums
Let’s move on to the boy group O-Town who rose to fame in 2000 after being formed from the reality show’s first season. Make the group. At the time, the group consisted of Erik-Michael Estrada, Trevor Penick, Jacob Underwood, Dan Miller and Ashley Parker Angel. The group broke up in 2003, but reunited in 2013 without Ashley Parker Angel. O-Town has released four studio albums – O-Town in 2001, O2 in 2002, Lines and circles in 2014, and The OTWN album in 2019.
One direction – 5 albums
Next on the list is the British boy band One Direction who rose to fame in 2010 after being formed during the vocal competition. The X factor. The group consisted of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik.
In 2015, Zayn left the band and a year later the rest of One Direction decided to take a hiatus in order to pursue a solo career. In five years, the boy band released five studio albums – Up all night in 2011, Take me Home in 2012, Midnight memories in 2013, Four in 2014, and Made in the morning in 2015.
Jonas Brothers – 5 Albums
The Jonas Brothers were also on today’s roster. The boy group – consisting of brothers Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, and Nick Jonas – rose to prominence in 2006, mostly due to their appearances on the Disney Channel. The Jonas Brothers have released four studio albums – It’s time in 2006, Jonah Brothers in 2007, A little bit longer in 2008, and Lines, vines and trial times in 2009. In 2010, the group decided to take a break but in 2019 the brothers got together and they released their fifth studio album titled Happiness begins.
98 Degrees – 6 Albums
Let’s move on to another 90 – 98 degree boyfriend. The boy group consisted of Jeff Timmons, brothers Nick and Drew Lachey and Justin Jeffre and they rose to prominence in 1997 with their debut studio album. 98 °. Since then, 98 Degrees has released five more studio albums – 98 ° and amount in 1998, This Christmas in 1999, Revelation In 2000, 2.0 in 2013, and Let it snow in 2017.
New kids on the block – 7 albums
Another famous boy group that made it onto today’s roster is New Kids on the Block. The group is made up of brothers Jonathan and Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood. New Kids on the Block rose to fame in the late 1980s and since releasing seven studio albums – New Kids On The Block in 1986, Hard hard in 1988, Merry, Merry Christmas in 1989, Step by step in 1990, Face the music In 1994, The block in 2008, and ten in 2013.
Take That – 8 albums
Next on the list is yet another British boy group – this time we’re talking about Take That. Take That – which was made up of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen, Jason Orange, and Robbie Williams – rose to fame in 1990, but in 1996 the band decided to take a hiatus. Eventually the group reunited without Robbie Williams, and later Jason Orange also decided to say goodbye to the group leaving them as a threesome.
Take That released eight studio albums – Take this and party in 1992, Everything changes in 1993, Nobody else in 1995, Beautiful world in 2006, The circus In 2008, Progress in 2010, III in 2014, and Wonderland in 2017.
Backstreet Boys – 9 Albums
Opening the top three on today’s roster is one of the most iconic boy groups – the Backstreet Boys. The famous’ 90s band rose to fame in 1996 with their debut studio album Street boys, and since then they have released eight more – Backstreet’s back in 1997, Millennium in 1999, Black & Blue In 2000, Never been in 2005, Unbreakable in 2007, It’s us in 2009, In a world like this in 2013, DNA in 2019.
Westlife – 11 Albums
The finalist on today’s roster is Irish boy group Westlife, formed in 1998 and consisting of Shane Filan, Markus Feehily, Kian Egan, Nicky Byrne and Brian McFadden. In 2012 the band took a hiatus and in 2018 they reunited, but without Brian McFadden. Westlife has released a total of 11 studio albums – Westlife in 1999, Form an ocean to another In 2000, World to us in 2001, Turn around in 2003, Let us be frank in 2004, Face to face in 2005, The love album in 2006, Back home in 2007, Where we are in 2009, Gravity in 2010, Spectrum 2019.
Boyz II Men – 13 Albums
Boyz II Men, who rose to prominence in the 90s, finished the list at # 1. Currently, Boyz II Men is a trio consisting of Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman. The boyband has by far released the most studio albums – Cooleyhigh harmony in 1991, Christmas interpretations in 1993, II In 1994, Evolution in 1997, Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya In 2000, Full circle in 2002, Flashback, Vol. 1 in 2004, The cure in 2006, Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville United States in 2007, Love in 2009, Twenty in 2011, Collide in 2014, and Under the lamppost in 2017.
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