New Kids on the Block
New Kids on the Block is an American boy band from Dorchester, Massachusetts. The band consists of brothers Jonathan and Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood. They enjoyed success in the late 1980s and early 1990s and have sold more than 70 million records worldwide. They disbanded in 1994, and publicly reunited in 2008.
About New Kids on the Block in brief
New Kids on the Block is an American boy band from Dorchester, Massachusetts. The band consists of brothers Jonathan and Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood. They enjoyed success in the late 1980s and early 1990s and have sold more than 70 million records worldwide. The group disbanded in 1994, and publicly reunited in 2008. The album, entitled The Block, was released on September 2, 2008. They were on tour with the Backstreet Boys in 2011–12 as NKOTBSB. They won two American Music Awards in 1990 for Favorite PopRock Band, Duo, or Group and Favorite Pop rock Album. They received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 9, 2014. The group’s first hit was Hangin’ Tough, which was released to modest fanfare in September 2000. The first single, \”Be My Girl\”, received minor airplay around the group’s native Boston, but failed to capture nationwide attention. The second single,\”Please Don’t Go Girl\”, eventually climbed to No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart—becoming the group’s first hit on the Hot 100. The third single, ‘Stop It Girl,’ was released in the spring of 1988, but was not a big hit. The fourth single, ‘I’ve Got A Girl’, came out in the summer of 1989. The song was released as a single and became the most requested song on their album.
It was listed as number 16 on Rolling Stone’s Top 25 Teen Idol Breakout Moments. It is one of the most popular songs of all time on iTunes and has sold over 70 million copies worldwide. It has been listed as No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for the week of November 21, 2010. The single ‘Please Don’t Go Girls’ has been played more than 1.5 million times on the radio since its release. It also has been featured on numerous compilation albums and compilations, including ‘The Best of New Kids On The Block’ and “The Best Of New Kids on The Block: Volume 1’ (‘Volume 2’ & ‘Volume 3’), as well as on the box set of ‘New Kids On the Block: The Best Of The Block.’ It has also been played on numerous television shows, including The Voice and The Voice Kids, and on the soundtrack to ‘American Idol’ The group has been nominated for numerous awards, including two Grammys and a Golden Globe Award for Best Boy Band, and a Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Collaboration. They have also won three Grammys for their song “I Have a Girl” (“Be My Girls”, “Stop It Girls,” and ”I Have A Girl To Say”). The group was nominated for one Grammy for “Best Male Vocal Group” in the category “Pop Vocal Performance”.