May 29, 1999 |
Jordan Knight has a Top 10 song, a fan-favorite video on MTV and a big summer tour on tap, but here's how he knows he's made a comeback: The girls are screaming again. Six years ago, Knight left the New Kids on the Block--that hugely successful pop group turned pop culture punch line--and he had good reason to doubt he would hear the girls cry his name again. In 1995, after all, boy bands were record sales poison. "I always thought, 'It can happen again,' " Knight said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 1990 |
Sitting away from the crowd, wearing simple black dresses or jeans, the group of four young women didn't look like they were ready for the New Kids on the Block concert Wednesday night. All around them, thousands of young girls rushed to be first in line, covered from head to toe in New Kids clothes and buttons, screaming whenever they saw a limousine that they thought might be transporting one of their favorite group members inside.
February 5, 1992 |
After the newest controversy in the pop world broke last week, when former music director and producer Gregory McPherson claimed that teen sensation New Kids on the Block were lip-syncers, the superstars went on the offensive and decided to take their case straight to the highest court in the land. Well, at least the highest court in their land.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 16, 1990 |
With hundreds of frenzied young fans screaming farewells, the pop band New Kids on the Block left town Saturday with a bang--but without $100,000 cash that was reported stolen along with their manager's briefcase, authorities said. Amid a near mob scene at the Bel Age Hotel in West Hollywood, someone allegedly stole the briefcase from the group's business manager, James Rossi, 25, at mid-morning Saturday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.