The Christmas special will be a great one for fans of the classic ’90s or ’00s boybands. ABC will host a holiday special called Holiday with Very Boy Band! and will feature band members from *NSYNC, New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men, 98 Degrees, New Edition and O-Town. ABC shared the news on social media, and the announcement featured Joey Fatone (*NSYNC), Chris Kirkpatrick (*NSYNC), Lance Bass (*NSYNC), Wanya Morris (Boyz II Men), Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men), Bobby Brown (New Edition), Michael Bivins (New Edition), Joey McIntyre (NKOTB), Erik-Michael Estrada (O-Town), Nick Lachey (98 Degrees), Drew Lachey (98 Degrees), Jeff Timmons (98 Degrees) and Justin Jeffre (98 Degrees).
Entertainment TonightThe supergroup will perform holiday classics as well their bands’ holiday hits in the special, according to reports. Some special guests, as yet unannounced, will also be present, while some original songs will also be included. Morris and Fatone will be performing “A Very Boy Band Holiday”McIntyre and McIntyre are singing “This One’s For The Children”Griffin, his son. Holiday With A Very Boy Band is set to air Monday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. on ABC.
This special comes on the heels of Fatone and Bass teaming up with Backstreet Boys members AJ McLean and Nick Carter for Bingo Under the Stars Pride event, which benefits The Trevor Project, in June. “We were just on stage going, ‘Maybe we should do a supergroup and tour and do an album,'” Carter told Variety. “We’ve come together for a cause greater than ourselves, so let’s let it blossom into something.”McLean also stated that McLean believed that the more members wanted to be a part of the group, the better. “the merrier,”This is how to explain the complex scheduling. “Fans still want a Backstreet/NSYNC tour, but it’s got to be all 10 of us. It’s the only way to make it work, so I think he’d be sleeping on it if [Timberlake] didn’t do it, but he’s a dad doing his thing and I completely respect that. This four is a dream team right now.”
McLean also teamed up with NSYNC’s Chris Kirkpatrick to debut their new collaborative single, “Air,”Las Vegas at the Music for Life charity event for Victoria’s Voice Foundation. McLean frequently teams up to other artists with his sideband, ATCK (“All the Cool Kids”) which brings in a variety of musicians. “revolving door”He told the story of many musicians Variety.
“There was a time when I couldn’t be in the same room with this guy,”Kirkpatrick spoke out about the rivalry between the bands at their peak. “But there’s always been a mutual respect, and now that we’re all parents, we’ve grown up. Reflecting on things, it’s cool to see what each of the bands did and how it all worked together. It really was this symbiotic relationship with Backstreet, 98 Degrees, us and even O-Town and other bands that came in.”