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AJ McLean          

Best Known as the Perpetually Sunglass-ed Backstreet Boy

AJ McLean is singer, songwriter, actor, dancer, and model. He is best known for being a member of the vocal group the Backstreet Boys.

In March 1992, there was an ad in the newspaper seeking for young men between the ages of 16-19 for an audition of a new music group. Despite being 14 years old, he auditioned for the group. By April 1992, McLean was officially the first member of the group that would become the Backstreet Boys.

McLean, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell formed the Backstreet Boys in 1993. The group was very successful in the l990s and early 2000s. In 2013 they celebrated their 20th anniversary and released a new album called "In a World Like This."

His solo album "Have It All" was not be released January 20, 2010.

In May, 2013, Finnish rapper Redrama released a single, "Clouds", featuring McLean. It peaked at No. 4 in Finland.

In August 2020, McLean was announced as one of the celebrities competing on season 29 of Dancing with the Stars.

In the height of the Backstreet Boys career, McLean suffered from drug and alcohol addiction. Since heading into rehab a third time, McLean has been sober, though he still struggles with alcohol.

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