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Battle of Same Song Titles: Sisqo vs Backstreet Boys / The Jackson 5 vs NSYNC

In this battle of same song titles, a boyband is battling out with male R&B singer. While the other set is between two boybands. So here’s the battle:

Sisqo vs Backstreet Boys
Sisqo’s own “Incomplete” song is a R&B ballad which is about having an incomplete life despite you have everything like material things, but the girl you love is not with you anymore. The song became a Billboard Hot 100 number 1 hit. However, didn’t make an impact outside the US.

Backstreet Boys had their own “Incomplete” song in 2005. It is a pop/rock ballad and was about feeling incomplete without the ex-partner and asking if the guy made a mistake. The song bece the last successful single of the boys which reached the top 10 in many countries. While in the US, it settled at number 13 according to Billboard.

Sisqo- Incomplete
Melody and Lyrics- 4.0 / Success- 3.0 = 7.0

Backstreet Boys- Incomplete
Melody and Lyrics- 3.5 / Success- 3.5 = 7.0

Winner: It’s a tie for the Backstreet Boys and Sisqo for scoring 7.0.

The Jackson 5 vs. NSYNC
“I Want You Back”
The Jackson 5 became a huge group after this song which can be credited for the their earlier success. The R&B 1960’s hit reached number one in Billboard Hot 100, is about wanting the girl you love back whom you let go. It is one of the Motown hits then.

NSYNC acheieved success in this song which was their first ever released single. The song is about wanting the girl to back to you and asks what you should do after hurting her. It went to top 20 in many countries such as United States and a top 5 position in United Kingdom. It was an early success in 1997 in some territories.

The Jackson 5- I Want You Back
Melody and Lyrics- 3.75 / Success- 3.75 = 7.5

NSYNC- I Want You Back
Melody and Lyrics- 3.5 / Success- 3.0 = 6.0

Winner: The Jackson 5 toppled NSYNC in this “I Want You Back” battle

Credits: Wikipedia / Billboard