It is statistically improbable that if you were born in the early 90's, you dis not own a Backstreet Boys album. Charting in the Top Ten internationally with their debut album, A. J. McLean, Howie D., Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell dominated the airwaves and the hormone-raging minds of girls everywhere. Backstreet Boys saw most success in the turn of the 21st century with Millennium (1999) and Black and Blue (2000). They were the most popular pop group of their era. selling over 130 million records worldwide. They definitely wanted it that way.