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Backstreet Boys surprise fans with performance at iHeartRadio Music Festival

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After announcing their upcoming residency show in Las Vegas, the Backstreet Boys surprised concertgoers at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday night with some of their classic hits.

Florida Georgia Line introduced the boy band — or rather, man band — by singing the opening lyrics to “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” before welcoming the Backstreet Boys onstage. The group followed up by singing “Larger Than Life,” “I Want It That Way,” and “As Long as You Love Me.”

Watch footage of their performance below.




“A huge thank you to our buds [Florida Georgia Line] for having us tonight,” the group tweeted following their performance. “That was amazing.”


On Friday, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean, and Kevin Richardson announced they will headline a Las Vegas residency show called Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino beginning in March 2017.