The enduring appeal of boy bands, from ‘Bye Bye Bye’ to ‘Butter’
From New Kids on the Block to *NSYNC to One Direction, boy bands have been a staple of popular music for decades.
This hour, a look at the history — and future — of boy bands.
- Brad Fischetti - The surviving member of LFO
- Aja Romano - A culture staff writer for Vox
- Maria Sherman - Author of Larger Than Life: A History of Boy Bands from NKOTB to BTS
Colin McEnroe, Jonathan McNicol, and Cat Pastor contributed to this show, which originally aired September 1, 2021.