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Here's What 16 Of Your Favorite Boy Bands Looked Like Then — And Now

From boys...to men. (Sorry.)

1. NSYNC in 1999...

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...and in 2013, helping their old pal Justin Timberlake receive the MTV VMA Video Vanguard Award.

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2. The Backstreet Boys in 1995.

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And the Backstreet Boys in 2016.

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From left: Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, and A.J. McLean

3. 98 Degrees in 1998...

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From left to right: Jeff Timmons, Nick Lachey, Justin Jeffre and Drew Lachey.

...and 98 Degrees in 2016.

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4. New Kids on the Block hangin' tough in 1989...

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...and NKOTB all dressed up circa 2015.

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5. One Direction at the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 in 2010...

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...and four-fifths of One Direction in 2016.

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Oh! And there's Zayn Malik!

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6. Bel Biv Devoe in 1990.

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On the cover of their hit single "Do Me."

And Bel Biv Devoe in 2014.

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7. LFO in 1999, presumably not eating Chinese food.

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And here they are now. (Lead singer Rich Cronin died from leukemia in 2010.)

Devin Lima (left) and Brad Frischetti (right).

8. O-Town in 2001.

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Aw man, remember YM?

Here's four-fifths of O-Town in 2014.

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And here's Ashley Parker Angel now.

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Pls follow if you want lots of shirtless and pantless fauxtos of APA.

9. The Wanted in 2010...

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...and the boys of The Wanted in 2016.

The band's been ~ on haitus ~ since 2014.

10. Take That in 1991.

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Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, and Mark Owen of Take That in 2016. They still perform as the band.

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And Robbie Williams performs as a solo artist.

11. Blackstreet in 1990...

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...and Blackstreet in 2014.

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12. Color Me Badd in 1990.

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Really wanting to sex u up, tbh.

And Color Me Badd in 2016, minus Sam Watters (the guy who looks like Kenny G).

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13. Hanson in 1997 at the U.S. Open.

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And Hanson in 2016.

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Just playing some kazoos, of course.

14. The Jonas Brothers in 2006.

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Just chillin' at MTV's TRL.

Joe, Nick, and (sigh) Kevin, today.

15. Boyz II Men in 1992.

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And Boyz II Men in 2015 performing on Grease Live.

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16. New Edition in 1989.

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...And New Edition in 2016.

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Music Week is a week of content that celebrates the awesome classic jams, artists, and music videos you grew up with — as well as future classics. Take a step back in time and check out more great music content here.

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