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Boybands Who Had Number 1 Albums in US and UK: New Kids on the Block / Boyzone / NSYNC /Blue

New Kids On The Block
United States- New Kids On The Block is one of the biggest boybands ever. They had 2 number 1 albums in America namely “Hangin’ Tough” and their third album “Step By Step”. “Hangin’ Tough” is their biggest seller though.
United Kingdom- NKOTB scored a number 1 album in UK with “Step By Step”. Nevertheless, “Hangin’ Tough” which only peaked at number 2 sold more.

Boyzone
United States- Boyzone had attempted to crack the American market but they failed, not scoring a hit album there.
United Kingdom- Boyzone is one of the most successful pop groups in the UK. They had scored total of 5 number 1 albums there. They actually had 4 consecutive number one albums there namely: “Said and Done”, “A Different Beat”, “Where We Belong”, and their compilation album “By Request: The Hits”. Their fifth number 1 was “Brother”, their first album after the demise of their co-member Stephen Gately. Their biggest seller ever was “By Request”.

NSYNC
United States- NSYNC is one of the most popular boybands in America. They had scored at least 2 albums to reach number 1, “No Strings Attached” which was the fastest selling album in US until defeated by Adele, and “Celebrity”, which was the third fastest selling album ever. “No Strings Attached” remained the group’s biggest selling album.
United Kingdom- NSYNC never scored a number 1 album in UK, but its highest peak is number 12 with “Celebrity”.

Blue
United States- Blue was supposed to release their records in United States but never pushed through as it was cancelled, so they never had hit album there.
United Kingdom- The guys was one of the most successful British boybands. They had 3 consecutive number 1 albums there which were: “All Rise”, “One Love” and their third album “Guilty”. Both their first and second album were big sellers in the country.

Credits: Billboard / OCC /Wikipedia

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