AJ McLean

Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean Shares Body Transformation Amid Sobriety Journey

AJ McLean celebrated his lifestyle change in a new picture uploaded to Instagram, which shows his transformation after a year.

September 1, 2022


Backstreet Boys Tease Larger Than Life Dancing, Fashion and Surprises on DNA World Tour

As part of E!’s Backstage Pass, Backstreet Boys Nick Carter and AJ McLean revealed what fans can expect on the band’s new tour and what makes their songs timeless year after year.

April 15, 2022

Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean Is Nearly Unrecognizable After Shaving His Face

Backstreet Boys star AJ McLean surprised fans with a brand new look—and it's a lot less hairy. See the star without his signature mustache and beard below!

October 28, 2021


See Lance Bass, AJ McLean and Nick Lachey React to Britney Spears' Engagement

After Britney Spears and Sam Asghari announced their engagement, Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean, *NSYNC's Lance Bass and 98 Degrees' Nick Lachey sent along their well-wishes in an E! News exclusive.

September 13, 2021

Lance Bass, AJ McLean & Nick Lachey's Nostalgic Boyband Reunion

The original heartthrobs are bringing the nostalgia for a NYSYNC, Backstreet Boys and 98 Degree mini-reunion. Plus, the guys send Britney Spears their love!

September 13, 2021

Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean Details Interaction With Britney Spears That “Broke” His Heart

Backstreet Boys alum AJ McLean recalled the last time he ran into Britney Spears at a local cupcake shop, saying she had a "glass face" that made him feel like "this wasn't her."

July 14, 2021

NSYNC's Chris Kirkpatrick Reveals the One Backstreet Boys Member He "Couldn't Be in the Same Room" With

Evidently, even boy band stars can have beef, as NSYNC singer Chris Kirkpatrick admitted there was a time when he couldn't stand to be around a certain Backstreet Boys performer.

June 9, 2021

Cheryl Burke and AJ McLean Reflect on Their Sobriety Journey as He Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

"Everything actually worked itself out. I feel much better," AJ McLean said of his sobriety in a recent episode on the Pretty Messed Up podcast.

December 8, 2020

AJ McLean Recalls the Moment the Backstreet Boys “Caught On” to His Addiction

Backstreet Boys alum AJ McLean got candid about his decades-long addiction and revealed how his bandmates tried to intervene to help him.

October 20, 2020

Dancing With the Stars Pro Cheryl Burke Reveals She's 2 Years Sober

Dancing With the Stars pro dancer Cheryl Burke was happy to be partnered with Backstreet Boys alum AJ McLean as they both are leading sober lives.

September 29, 2020

AJ McLean Joins "Dancing With the Stars" Season 29

The Backstreet Boys singer officially confirms he'll be competing on the hit ABC. See who else is in the running for the Mirrorball Trophy!

August 27, 2020


AJ McLean Joins Dancing With the Stars Season 29: See Who Else Is In the Running

AJ McLean has joined Dancing With the Stars while Carole Baskin and Chrishell Stause are two possible celebrity dancers. You'll never guess who said no.

August 27, 2020

Watch the Backstreet Boys Help a Man Pull off the Sweetest Surprise Proposal on Live TV

The Backstreet Boys made this man's proposal larger than life during Tuesday's episode of Good Morning America. Watch the sweet moment unfold here.

February 11, 2020

AJ McLean Wants Justin Timberlake to Consider BSB/NSYNC Reunion

Is it really a reunion without all of the original members in attendance? The Backstreet Boys member opens up on "LadyGang" about hoping JT will join the fun.

April 26, 2019

Hear AJ McLean's Plea to Justin Timberlake About a Possible Backstreet Boys/*NSYNC Reunion Tour

With the Backstreet Boys' DNA tour coming up, the performer is thinking about big-time reunions.

April 26, 2019

Backstreet Boys Announce New DNA Album and World Tour in 2019

Plus, the boy band releases a new song written by Shawn Mendes and Ryan Tedder

November 9, 2018

Kaitlyn Bristowe Doesn't Recognize AJ McLean But Sings His Praises

The Bachelorette star and Canadian TV personality sat behind the Backstreet Boys singer on a plane and didn't recognize him

March 2, 2018

Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean Welcomes Daughter Lyric

Rochelle McLean and the pop singer are already parents to 4-year-old Ava

March 20, 2017

Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean and Wife Rochelle Expecting Baby No. 2

"I Want It That Way" singer is already a father to 3-year-old Ava

September 6, 2016