From Elvis to the Beatles, The Beach Boys to Michael Jackson, each era and decade of music has brought a unique sound and new style of superstar with a setlist as iconic as the screams they draw from their adoring fans.

The 1990s were no exception, sparking a boy band fever that continues to rage today, bringing to popularity the likes of NSYNC, 98 Degrees, New Kids on the Block and, of course, the Backstreet Boys.

The Backstreet Boys were formed in 1993 in Orlando, Florida, and quickly became not only one of the most popular boy bands of all time, but also one with the most longevity, sparking a decades-long obsession for millions of fans across the globe.

The group, consisting of Nick Carter, AJ McLean, Brian Littrell, Howie Dorough and Kevin Richardson, hit the airwaves in a way that can only be described as “Larger Than Life,” and though plenty has happened within their ranks over the last couple decades since then, there’s no reason to feel “Incomplete.” In January, the Backstreet Boys released yet another album, “DNA,” which served to kick off their biggest arena tour in 18 years.

That tour, the DNA World Tour, will make a stop at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. The show is set for 8 p.m. with more details available at

To help prep you for the event, you can test your fan level with these 10 interesting facts about the Backstreet Boys through the years.

— By Kari Kenner, Daily Herald

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