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History will be made again, as the iconic boy band Backstreet Boys is all set to bring their DNA World Tour to India in May. The band is returning to India after 13 long years.

Brought to India by BookMyShow and Live Nation, the DNA World Tour celebrates “30 glorious years of the band’s electrifying music” and makes a stop in the country after five years of globe-trotting. The legendary boy band, formed in 1993 with AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson alongwith Nick Carter and Brian Littrell, had last toured India in 2010.

According to a press release, the Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour in India will be a two-city affair, making its first stop in Mumbai, followed by New Delhi. In the India leg, the band will perform at Jio World Gardens, Mumbai on May 4 and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi on May 5.

“AJ McLean, Brian Littrell, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough and Kevin Richardson have been enthralling fans across the globe for over three decades and are expanding their massive world tour to India on popular demand.”

“The DNA World Tour celebrates their rich history of flawless choreography, harmony-laden vocal prowess and an arsenal of mega-watt hits such as ‘I Want It That Way’, ‘Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)’ and ‘As Long As You Love Me’, along with the latest hits from their recent album ‘DNA’ including ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart’, ‘Chances’ and ‘No Place’, amongst others,” the note further read.

This year, Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour will begin on May 1 in Egypt, followed by India, UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Israel and end on May 19 in South Africa. The world tour comes on the back of the boy-band’s tenth studio album, DNA.

The band also released the first episode of their new documentary series Making Of The DNA Tour, giving fans an inside look of the preparation for their highly-anticipated and massively successful world tour – watch it here!