BACKSTREET BOYS TO PERFORM ON NBC'S "AMERICA'S GOT TALENT" ON AUG. 14 LIVE RESULTS SHOW
Last Performance Show Expands to Two Hours on Sept. 17 (9-11 P.M. ET), Followed By Live Results Telecast on Sept. 18 (9-11 P.M. ET)
NEW YORK - Aug. 8, 2013 - Seven-time Grammy Award-nominated superstars Backstreet Boys will perform the title track and first single from their eighth full-length studio album, "In a World Like This," on NBC's "America's Got Talent" results show on Wednesday, Aug. 14 (9-10 p.m. ET).
Backstreet Boys, the best-selling boy band in history, have sold more than 130 million albums worldwide, with eight consecutive albums landing in the top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 chart.
BSB are currently celebrating their 20th anniversary with a new album (which debuted at #5 on Billboard's Top 200), are on a headlining world tour that is selling out many of the top amphitheaters and arenas around the world, and were recently honored with a star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame. The uplifting title track, "In a World Like This," was written by Max Martin, who has also penned songs for Taylor Swift, Pink, Katy Perry and Maroon 5.
As the competition heats up, NBC will expand the final live performance broadcast to two hours on Tuesday, Sept. 17 (9-11 p.m.), allowing each of the final six performers to showcase their act for the last time. The winner of "America's Got Talent" will be announced live on Wednesday, Sept. 18 (9-11 p.m.).
"America's Got Talent" continues the quarter-final rounds on Tuesday, Aug. 13 (9-11 p.m.) where 12 more of the top 60 acts perform for America's vote. Four of those acts will move on to the semifinals to compete against American Military Spouses Choir, Anna Christine, Angela Hoover, Branden James, Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team, Collins Key, Forte, Innovative Force, Jonathan Allen, Kenichi Ebina, KriStef Brothers and Marty Brown.
The 12 contestants performing Aug. 13 are:
3Penny Chorus and Orchestra
More information, including bios and social media contacts for each act, can be found at http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/contestants/
Now in its eighth season, "America's Got Talent" stars celebrity judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howard Stern. With the talent search open to acts of all ages, "America's Got Talent" has brought the variety format back to the forefront of American culture by showcasing performers from across the country.
"America's Got Talent" is produced by Simon Cowell's Syco Entertainment and FremantleMedia North America. Simon Cowell, Jason Raff, Sam Donnelly, Trish Kinane and Rob Wade are the executive producers.
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